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Rules of Behavior (ROB)

  • The following form is used to request an account on the Virtual Distributed Laboratory (VDL).
  • You must meet the following requirements to obtain a VDL account:
    • U.S. citizen who is at least 18 years of age.
    • U.S. government employee, contractor, or academic person working on a project with a U.S. government sponsor.
      • Note: You CANNOT sponsor your own account.
  • Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is required.
    • 2FA options: CAC, Yubikey or ECA cert.
      • Note: Have your 2FA method of choice before requesting account.
  • Your VDL account acts like your library card and will give you access to any of the VDL 'community' areas.
    • Each individual MUST apply for their own account.
    • Accounts created for more than one individual (group accounts) are explicitly forbidden.
    • There is an annual account recertification process.
    • Do not reuse passwords across classification domains.
  • No PII information is permitted on VDL.

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