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SSH Public Key:

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Access to subsections of SCARF:


Please select if you want to request any special access rights, some allow access to restricted sets of hardware, others allow access to higher priority partitions MagnaCarta and DeRevolutionIbus machines are restricted to CLF Plasma Physics and their collaborators only. IBIS is for members of the IBIS collaboration only. Octopus is restricted to members of the CLF LSF Octopus team. SCD Developer is for SCD staff using SCARF for HPC Development work.

Access to restricted applications:

ATSAS and BIOSAXS pipeline

Please select if you want to request access to restricted applications. Access to MATLAB is restricted to ISIS users only. Note that we may have to verify that you are entitled to access the applications you request.

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Please tell us a little about what you want to use SCARF for. If you are not STFC staff, please tell us your relationship with STFC.

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