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     3== Why can't I log in? ==
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     5Too many failed attempts to log into the web interface will result in your account being locked.  You will get a message about this if you trigger it.  Although you can log into the web interface using your email address, you must use your actual account name to log into {{{ users.isi.deterlab.net }}}.  Also, too many failed attempts to log into {{{ users.isi.deterlab.net }}} will result in an IP address ban.  We automatically whitelist all IP addresses that have successfully logged into the [https://www.isi.deterlab.net web interface] and this list is synchronized every 15 minutes.  So if you find yourself banned from connecting to {{{ users.isi.deterlab.net }}} please log into the [https://www.isi.deterlab.net web interface] and then wait.
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    37== How do I copy files from my workstation to a node in an experiment? ==
     
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    913== How can I install software on my nodes? ==
    10 The [https://www.isi.deterlab.net/showimageid.php3?imageid=725 CentOS5] and [https://www.isi.deterlab.net/showimageid.php3?imageid=618 Ubuntu804-STD] images have access to full package repositories. You can therefore use {{{ yum }}} or {{{ apt-get }}} (respectively) to install software that's been pre-packaged for each distro.
     14The currently supported operating system images (including CentOS and Ubuntu) images have access to full package repositories on a local mirror. You can therefore use {{{ yum }}} or {{{ apt-get }}} (respectively) to install software that's been pre-packaged for each distro.
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    1216If there is no package for the software you wish to install, you can install from source. Copy the source tarball to the testbed (see [#HowdoIcopyfilesfrommyworkstationtoanodeinanexperiment How do I copy files from my workstation to a node in an experiment?] or use {{{ wget }}} or {{{ curl }}} on {{{ users }}}), then follow the package's installation instructions.