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Getting Started

Register Computer for the Fermilab Network

This is needed if you will be onsite at Fermilab.

Follow the directions at this link: https://fermi.service-now.com/kb_view_customer.do?sysparm_article=KB0011206. Registration is completed during business hours and it can take up to a day to be completed with email confirmations to let the user know when different steps were performed. Note: Mac OSX 10.9 and Windows 10 Linux subsystem (the subsystem only) are disallowed on the Fermilab network.

Getting a CERN account

Directions on how to get an account at CERN and register as a member of CMS can be found on Section 1.2 Getting a Computing Account of the The CMS Offline WorkBook.

Getting a Personal Grid Certificate from CERN

A personal grid certificate from CERN can be obtained by following the instructions on this document. Once one has a CERN account, a certificate can be obtained from https://ca.cern.ch/ca/.

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Get a LPC Analysis Cluster Account

Directions can be found at this link to obtain a LPC Analysis Cluster account.

Note:You do not have an EOS T3_US_FNALLPC SE area by default, follow directions at the Using EOS at the LPC page for more information.

Connecting to the LPC Analysis Cluster

Directions on how to setup and connect to the LPC Analysis cluster can be found at this link.

Guidelines for LPC Analysis Cluster Users

General guidelines for the LPC Analysis Cluster Users can be found at this link, although more detailed information for certain topics (EOS, condor batch system) can be found in the LPC Analysis Cluster Computing Environment link.

LPC Analysis Cluster Computing Environment

More information about the LPC Analysis Cluster computing environment and technologies can be found at this link. Included is information about software setup, EOS, crab, and the condor batch system at the LPC.

System Status

Links to monitor LPC system status can be found here.

LPC Computing links

LPC Computing links and resources for Getting Help at the LPC can be found at the external LPC Computing pages. Also take note of the different category links to the right and the left of these US CMS at Work web pages.

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