LC Hotline: 2-4531

From offsite: (925) 422-4531

 

Hours

Monday–Friday
8am–12pm, 1–4:45pm
B453 R1103 | Q-clearance area

 

New Account Setup

Livermore Computing users have access to several top-ranked supercomputers, each requiring specific qualifications such as clearance levels or affiliations. Users may request access to the following three computing environments:

Open Computing

Supporting the unclassified computing environment, the Open Computing Facility (OCF) includes top-ranked supercomputers such as Vulcan and Cab.

Secure Computing

Supporting the classified computing environment, the Secure Computing Facility (SCF) includes top-ranked supercomputers such as Sequoia and Zin.

iSNSI

Dedicated for the secret national security information, the iSNSI network includes supercomputers such as Pinot.

Account Requests

Open Computing Facility Resources

Step 1: You must have an OUN. Request one through the EZID system.

Step 2: Complete course CSO149-W. This course is available for off-site users.

Step 3: Citizenship: (select one)

LLNL EmployeesASC Alliance or DOE Users (other than LLNL)Other Collaborators

A. Log on to the LC Identity Management System

B. Select "Request a Special Purpose LC Username,” and check "Add OCF Computing Resource Account."

A. Complete and submit the SARAPE account request form.

A. Contact your host.

B. Your host will submit a request via the LC Identity Management System to "Request a Special Purpose LC Username" and "Add OCF Computing Resource Account"

LLNL EmployeesASC Alliance or DOE Users (other than LLNL)Other Collaborators

A. Complete Visitor Tracking System form IA-473 on the Security Organization website.

B. Log on to the LC Identity Management System

C. Select "Request a Special Purpose LC Username,” and check "Add OCF Computing Resource Account."
A.Complete and submit the SARAPE account request form.

A. Contact your host

B. Your host will coordinate your Visitor Tracking System form IA-473 on the Security Organization website, and submit a request via the LC Identity Management System to "Request a Special Purpose LC Username,” and "Add OCF Computing Resource Account."

After your account request has been processed, you will receive a One-Time Password (OTP) token. Instructions will be provided to activate this token.

Note: Offsite users are required to obtain a VPN account before they can access RZ LC systems. You must install the VPN client software on your system to use this service.

Secure Computing Facility Resources

You must have a Q clearance in order to request an account on our Secure Computing Facility (SCF).

Step 1

LLNL Employees and CollaboratorsDOE Tri-Lab* Users (non-LLNL)Non-Tri-Lab* Users

A. Log on to the LC Identity Management System

B. Select "Add SCF Computing Resource Account."

Note: If you do not already have an account for OCF resource, first "Request a Special Purpose LC Username” in IDM.

A. Complete and submit the SARAPE account request form.

A. Request a SecureNet account, in addition to an SCF account (see first column for instructions).

*Tri-Laboratories include Los Alamos and Sandia, in addition to LLNL.

Step 2: Visit the LC Hotline in person to set up your initial password. If you are not physically at LLNL, you will receive your password and instructions via U.S. mail.


iSNSI Network

The iSNSI network is a separate network dedicated for information that is classified as secret national security information. Please use the form on the Classified Computing Access Request page. Enter your Active Directory credential for login.

Additional information

You may request an Entrust account for your classified email.
  • Entrust classified e-mail account form
  • Entrust User Agreement