Access Grid information


Access Grid Support Centre Alerts and Warnings.

JANET Access Grid Booking Service.

Access Grid Node rooms

  • Birmingham: Room 320B, East Physics. Phone: 0121-414-7323 .
  • Nottingham: Room A6, School of Physics (Main Physics Building), University Park. Phone: 0115-84-66171
  • Warwick: Room P523, Physics Main Building
    Alternative Room PS0.16F, Centre for Scientific Computation (Physical Sciences Building). Phone: 0247-6574753

    Other participating nodes: Nottingham Trent University, Room 102, Centre for Effective Learning in Science (CELS), Clifton Campus.

Virtual rooms

  • We use by default: Midland. It has now been booked Mon-Fri 9am-5pm all weeks of academic years 2012/13 and 2013/14.

Nottingham AG node

  • Node name: UON University Park
  • username: uonup
  • password: pus9es6e
  • server:
  • How to connect: (i) open e.g. "Meeting Room Virgo" (icon on Desktop); (ii) choose "UK Shared Room" (typically Midland, sometimes Dean Brook, see above); (iii) click "Bridged" and then choose "No Encryption"; (iv) when you go live move and adjust windows, cameras, transmit desktop etc. by clicking on "Settings" on the IOCOM window.
  • If cameras do not respond in step (iv) above: goto Start >> Programs >> Accessories >> Communications >> Hyperterminal, and disconnect and reconnect all COM ports from 3 to 6. (Enter anything in "Connection Description", and then do each COM port one by one via File >> New Connection.)