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Getting Started

New Users Guide

The HPSS New Users Guide explains the tools used to access HPSS as well as HPSS authentication. Read More »

HPSS Passwords

The HPSS systems use NIM and the NERSC LDAP server to create an "hpss token" for user authentication. Read More »

Accessing HPSS

You can access NERSC's HPSS systems from any machine that supports HSI, HTAR or ftp/pftp. You can also access the user system, archive.nersc.gov through, gridFTP clients. Read More »

Mistakes to Avoid

There are a number of workflows that should be avoided as much as possible. Read More »

HPSS Project Directories

A special "project directory" can be created in HPSS so that groups of researchers can easily share files. Read More »