How to access NICOS
To access NICOS, from a terminal prompt:
- ssh -XY boa@boa
Then login as:
- username: user
- password: 21lns1
When starting a new beamtime,
- From the "Setup - Experiment" page: fill in the proposal number, experiment title, users, local contact, sample name(optional), notifications
- From the "Setup - Instrument" page: select the desired component and tick them on then click "Apply"
The "Instrument interaction" provides an interface to see the motors position and interact with them.
The "Batch file generation" provides an interface to prepare scripts for the motor control. The language is python and basic packages such as numpy are available. Please save the scripts in the folder: /home/boa/PROPOSALNUMBER/