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Enabling, facilitating and delivering quality training in the UK and Internationally Mike Mineter Training Outreach and Education, NeSC, Edinburgh 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 s 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 ed your DN to with subject OGSA-DAI and have received an confirming that the team has set up accounts for you 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
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