Enabling, facilitating and delivering quality training in the UK and Internationally Mike Mineter Training Outreach and Education, NeSC, Edinburgh firstname.lastname@example.org Connecting to TOE Resources for the practical exercises
2 The setup for practicals Client-side: You will be given an account on tc07.nesc.ed.ac.uk Server-side practicals Deploying and extending OGSA-DAI You will be given a login to a different virtual machine on which you can be given root access Access will be given whenever possible. You will receive emails to specify any periods when the resources have to be used for other courses. These accounts and machines are opened to you on a best-efforts basis.
3 Before you start You emailed your DN to email@example.com with subject OGSA-DAI and have received an email confirming that the team has set up accounts for you firstname.lastname@example.org Have your UK e-science certificate 1. In a browser, or 2. On the desktop, or 3. In the MyProxy server run by the National Grid Service Run webstart to use the Java gsissh client via http://www.iceage-eu.org/gsissh/index.cfm http://www.iceage-eu.org/gsissh/index.cfm
4 Java gsissh Java ssh tool modified by NGS to include GSI authentication Now a sourceforge project Run by java web start (or as an applet or standalone)
5 Tutorial Step 2 In java gsissh: File then New Connection Connect to tc07.nesc.ed.ac.uk 1.Browse to where you saved your certificate (in My Documents) 2.Passphrase is known to you! 3.Click Use Certificate
6 Failures Can be caused by: Time not being accurate on you machine – check it! Err on the side of being slow Gsissh creates a short-lived proxy and if your machine is ahead of ours, you will be trying to use a proxy that cannotbe accepted by our machine. If you dont know what proxy means, take a look at our NGS induction course, latest version was given in Manchester in January – see http://www.nesc.ac.uk/training/events http://www.nesc.ac.uk/training/events