Computing @ CERN

Running at CERN, on lxplus is an alternative to running Athena jobs locally.

Getting an account (on lxplus)

Everything you ever wanted to know about setting up an account on lxplus but were afraid to ask, can be found here:

It's pretty important that you register as an Atlas user with the Atlas Secretariat by sending them a mail, as this will ensure you can use all the necessary forums, and send emails requesting help etc. There are several forms that you need to complete in order to become a member of ATLAS, all the information is available on the Atlas Registration Page. The two forms are namely:

For new group members, Craig Buttar will sign your registration forms. If you are a student, your Funding Council Contract and a letter from the head of group, Tony Doyle should be evidence enough of your association to the department.

Using your lxplus account

Everything else you want to know about running at CERN, on lxplus, can be found on the Atlas Beginner's Workbook.

This tends to be kept up-to-date, for latest releases etc, and is maintained by Steve Lloyd .

-- CatherineWright - 28 Jul 2008

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