Grid5000 : Account OpenAccess

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Grid'5000 is a scientific instrument designed to support experiment-driven research in all areas of computer science related to parallel, large-scale or distributed computing and networking, including HPC, Cloud and Big Data.

Grid'5000 is funded by institutions such as Inria, CNRS, and many universities. Access to Grid'5000 is available to members of contributing institutions, and can be extended to their active collaborators and to selected outstanding research projects.

An 'Open Access' program enables researchers to get a Grid'5000 account valid for two months. At the end of this period, the user must submit a report explaining its use of Grid'5000 to, and (possibly) apply for renewal.

Open Access accounts currently provide unrestricted access to Grid'5000 (this might be changed in the future). However:

  • Usage must follow the Grid'5000 User Charter
  • We ask Open Access users not to use OAR's "Advance reservations" for jobs more than 24 hours in the future.

All fields are required

Personal informations

Without accents.

Without accents.

Free email providers such as Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, Laposte, ... will not be accepted.

This is the name of the entity you are working for. In most cases, this field contains the name of your employer, but the distinction could be meaningfull in the case of a sabatical, etc.

Functional entity your project belongs to. This is the field the most likely to receive a comma separated list of values, for example: <UMR name>,<University Federation name>,<INRIA research center>

This is the smaller institutional entity your are affiliated to (INRIA project-team for example).

That URL must list you as a member.


The public part of your SSH authentication key.

Or the file that contains this SSH public key (commonly named : "~/.ssh/").

You can find more information about ssh key creation on Grid'5000 wiki.

Accept empty ssh key.

(I won't need ssh access or will upload a valid key later)

Intended Usage

Please desribe in at least 1 or 2 paragraphs (100 words) your Research topics.

Please desribe in at least 1 or 2 paragraphs (100 words) your intended usage for Grid'5000.


Type the characters you see in the picture above.
I accept the Grid'5000 user charter.