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Reinoud Bokhorst
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Sander ter Veen [User Access]
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 === I forgot my password === === I forgot my password ===
  
-Please visit https://​webportal.astron.nl/​pwm/​public/​ForgottenPassword to request a new one.+Please visit [[https://​webportal.astron.nl/​pwm/​public/​ForgottenPassword|https://​webportal.astron.nl/​pwm/​public/​ForgottenPassword]] ​to request a new one.
  
 === Searching / retrieving data === === Searching / retrieving data ===
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 The LTA catalogue can be searched directly without needing any account. Access to all projects and search queries will return results of the entire catalogue because metadata are public for all LTA content. The LTA catalogue can be searched directly without needing any account. Access to all projects and search queries will return results of the entire catalogue because metadata are public for all LTA content.
  
-Staging and subsequent downloading of __**public**__ data always requires an account with LTA user access privileges. This automatically happens if you were a member of the original project proposal in Northstar/​MoM. If you do not have an account yet, you can register with "​[[https://​lofar.astron.nl/​useradministration/​public/​setUpUserAccount.do|Create account]]"​. LTA access privileges will need to be granted by Science Operations and Support. Please, __once you have created your account, submit a support request to the [[https://​support.astron.nl/​rohelpdesk|Radio Observatory helpdesk]] asking for LTA privileges__. +Staging and subsequent downloading of __**public**__ ​ data always requires an account with LTA user access privileges. This automatically happens if you were a member of the original project proposal in Northstar/​MoM. If you do not have an account yet, you can register with "​[[https://​lofar.astron.nl/​useradministration/​public/​setUpUserAccount.do|Create account]]"​. LTA access privileges will need to be granted by Science Operations and Support. Please, __once you have created your account, submit a support request to the [[https://​support.astron.nl/​rohelpdesk|Radio Observatory helpdesk]] asking for LTA privileges stating clearly your username__.
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-To stage and retrieve project-related data in the LTA which are __**proprietary**__ you need to have an account in [[https://​lofar.astron.nl/​mom3|MoM]] that is enabled for the archive and coupled with the projects of interest. To this aim you can request Science Operations & Support to be added to the list of co-authors of the project. When you send such a request, you must add the project'​s PI in cc. After Science Operations and Support adds you to the project, you might get an email asking you to set a new password in [[https://​webportal.astron.nl/​pwm/​private/​Login|ASTRON Web Applications Password Self Service]]. ​ Please note that this will set a new password not just for the LTA //but for MoM (LOFAR/​WSRT) and Northstar as well//.+
  
 +To stage and retrieve project-related data in the LTA which are __**proprietary**__ ​ you need to have an account in [[https://​lofar.astron.nl/​mom3|MoM]] that is enabled for the archive and coupled with the projects of interest. To this aim you can request Science Operations & Support to be added to the list of co-authors of the project. When you send such a request, you must add the project'​s PI in cc. After Science Operations and Support adds you to the project, you might get an email asking you to set a new password in [[https://​webportal.astron.nl/​pwm/​private/​Login|ASTRON Web Applications Password Self Service]]. Please note that this will set a new password not just for the LTA //but for MoM (LOFAR/​WSRT) and Northstar as well//.
 === Step-by-step guide to search and retrieve data === === Step-by-step guide to search and retrieve data ===
  
 __Basic search__: __Basic search__:
-  * log in to https://​lta.lofar.eu/ ​+ 
 +   * log in to [[https://​lta.lofar.eu/​|https://​lta.lofar.eu/​]]
   * click SEARCH DATA in the top menu   * click SEARCH DATA in the top menu
   * specify the data product types of interest and a target name or coordinated   * specify the data product types of interest and a target name or coordinated
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 __Advanced search__: __Advanced search__:
-  ​* log in to https://​lta.lofar.eu/ ​+ 
 +  ​* log in to [[https://​lta.lofar.eu/​|https://​lta.lofar.eu/​]]
   * click SEARCH DATA in the top menu   * click SEARCH DATA in the top menu
   * click on the side Advanced Search drop-down list   * click on the side Advanced Search drop-down list
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 __Project search (to restrict all data searches to that project only)__: __Project search (to restrict all data searches to that project only)__:
-  ​* log in to https://​lta.lofar.eu/ ​+ 
 +  ​* log in to [[https://​lta.lofar.eu/​|https://​lta.lofar.eu/​]]
   * click BROWSE PROJECTS in the top menu   * click BROWSE PROJECTS in the top menu
   * at this level membership can be checked, with the first column showing if you are a member of the project or for finding public projects. Available options are:   * at this level membership can be checked, with the first column showing if you are a member of the project or for finding public projects. Available options are:
-    ​* click on the project name to view the project details +      ​* click on the project name to view the project details 
-    * use the '​search'​ button to select the project and go to the search page +      * use the '​search'​ button to select the project and go to the search page 
-    * use the 'show data' button to select the project and to show all data in it+      * use the 'show data' button to select the project and to show all data in it
   * from the screen that follows, you should be able to either search / select / stage the data products   * from the screen that follows, you should be able to either search / select / stage the data products
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 ====== How to find data in the archive ====== ====== How to find data in the archive ======
  
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