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Access to LC Systems

Access Prerequisites

Follow this table to determine what is needed to access classified (SCF), unclassified Collaboration Zone (OCF-CZ) and unclassified Restricted Zone (OCF-RZ) Livermore Computing (LC) systems.

Going to  
 

Coming from  

SCF

OCF-CZ

OCF-RZ

LLNL

LANL/
Sandia

Other DOE

LLNL

LANL/
Sandia

Other
DOE

LLNL

LANL/
Sandia

Other
DOE

Valid account on the LC machine(s) you wish to use (see the Accounts Web pages)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Network connectivity from your local machine to the LC OCF or SCF network

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

SSH (version 2) software installed on your local machine (see Using SSH below)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

LLNL RSA token + PIN (see Passwords below)

X

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

RZ RSA token + PIN (see Passwords below)

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

Virtual Private Network (VPN) account + VPN software (see VPN Access below)  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

Ability to authenticate locally with credential forwarding (kinit -f)*

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

* LANL/Sandia users can access LC machines on the SCF, CZ and RZ using their local credentials. See the instructions under the Logging In to LLNL Machines.

Accessing the Collaboration and Restricted Zones offers tips for accessing the CZ and RZ from your desktop or an LC CZ/RZ machine.

Available Resources

LC provides unclassified Open Computing Facility (OCF) and classified Secure Computing Facility (SCF) high performance computing (HPC) resources.

Most information about Los Alamos HPC and Sandia HPC resources requires LANL/Sandia authentication. Request access through Sarape.