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Renew a CMS LPC analysis cluster computing account & FNAL ID/accounts at Fermilab

Account Renewals

  • Note: Updated information about covid-19 and badge renewals. (March-May 2020) - you still have to renew your computing account for remote access if it's expiring, do NOT put dates for onsite access due to the "stay at home" restrictions, for updates see the FNAL site: https://eshq.fnal.gov/covid19/.
  • If you have been a Fermilab user and need to renew your cmslpc account (and Fermilab credentials), read the full directions for Fermilab account renewals. you will fill out this account renewal form.
    • Note: Be sure to start your renewal process the moment you get your reminder email (4-6 weeks before expiration), as approval may take some time
    • Provide your OrcID (CERN instructions for obtaining OrcID)
    • Select E-892/919 (CMS) from the pulldown menu under "Select Affiliation/Experiment" as shown in the following image (NOT any others!):
    • Complete the remaining fields
      • Home Institution (no abbreviations): For your Home Institution - the institution/place from which you are employed should be entered
      • Fermilab contact name (first and last): Dee Hahn, dhahn at fnal.gov, 630-840-2354
      • Institution point of contact name (first and last): Your point of contact name should be the CMS person, from your institution, that can vouch for your work on CMS
    • After the application is submitted, you may be contacted to provide more information. That includes, but is not limited to a requirement from the DOE: "Effective February 1, 2019, all non-U.S. citizens who request new (or renewed) onsite or remote access may require the submission of a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume". Questions are given on the Fermilab application detailing what is needed for the CV.
    • Basic Computer Security training is required to be completed at the time the request for a new or renewed account is made. There will be a link to the training material on the request form, and you must provide confirmation that you completed training upon form submission.

  • Any additional account renewal needs:

Note about EOS T3_US_FNALLPC Storage Element (SE) space

Note: Your EOS area is created but cannot be written to by CRAB (T3_US_FNALLPC), unless you provided your grid certificate (and CERN username) upon account application or renewal. After account is created: follow directions at the Using EOS at the LPC page to get your grid certificate linked to your T3_US_FNALLPC EOS area.

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