Account opening

Access conditions

The ESPRI Mesocentre is devoted to the research carried out at IPSL by IPSL laboratory staff and its partners. For non-IPSL staff as well as non-permanent staff, it is mandatory to provide a permanent staff member of one of the components of IPSL as a referent.
Requests for accounts are made on-line via the form below. You will receive a reply by email.
Each account is independent and belongs to a single user.
Requests for accounts with non-institutional e-mail addresses in gmail, yahoo … will be ignored.

 

Ssh keys :

The access to Mesocenter servers is via a secure SSH connection. To generate your ssh keys on your machine:

  • Under unix : « ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 » then  « cd ~/.ssh »
  • Copy/paste the contents of the public part (id_rsa.pub) into the form below.
  • If you already have a public key, you can attach it to the form in the same way.
  • Under windows, use puttygen to generate the ssh keys and make a copy/paste of the key displayed in <<publickey for pasting into openSSH authorized_keys file>>

 

Information list :

The registration to the mesocentre information list « meso-info@listes.ipsl.fr » is automatic at the opening of the account.

ESPRI Mesocentre Account Opening Form

YOU ARE :
Name* First name*
Email* Phone
Institutional address Status*
Your laboratory* External IPSL
 
 
IF YOU ARE NOT PERMANENT :
 
Contract or internship : From To
 
Referent (Permanent staff) of an IPSL laboratory for non-permanent or external staff:
 
Name First name
Email Phone
Mesocentre Login Laboratory
 
 
JUSTIFICATION FOR THE REQUEST :
A. What are the themes of your activities ?
 
B. For which applications do you want to open this account ?
 
C. Which data sets and / or model outputs do you want to use ?
 
D. What is the expected duration of this study ?
     
 
 
E. Sizing of the need
- Storage (specify an order of magnitude in Go)
 
- Calculation and disk usage (1 = low, 3 = intensive)
Calculation level 123
Disk writing level 123
Disk Read Level    123
 
 
SSH KEY :
Copy/paste the contents of your public rsa key (this starts with "ssh-rsa") : *
 
 
PASSWORD :
Enter the first 6 characters of your future password :*
(Your future password = these 6 characters + characters that will be sent to you by mail).
This password can not be used for the SSH connection but can be used for some applications
 
 
 
USER CHARTER :
I declare I have read the computer charters necessary for the use of the mesocenter.
 
Renater charter* UPMC charter* Polytechnique charter*
 
 
ANTI-ROBOT :
Result of the operation*