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Login and passwords: How to Obtain an EDMS or CDD Account


1. Registered CERN users


                 a) Please use your NICE login to access EDMS, once you to that you will automatically get EDMS and CDD access


2. External users who are NOT REGISTERED at CERN


                    a) Please click on the URL below and follow the online instructions:


                 b) Fill-in the required information (we strongly recommend you complete all of the fields)  Read the "Acceptable Use Policy" and if you agree, tick the 'I have read and agree to the conditions below' check box before clicking on the [Register] button.


                 c) You will shortly receive an email containing and activation link. Open up the email and either click on the activation link or copy and paste it into your Internet browser.


                  d) You will then be asked to choose and confirm a password for your External Account. Once the password strength validation is successful, click on the [Confirm] button. 


                   e) If the External Account Validation process was successful, you should see the screenshot below.


                    f) You can now connect to the CERN EDMS using the following URL:
                              Your'Username' is your complete email address.


                    g) Once logged on to the CERN EDMS your Username/email address will be displayed in the upper right-hand corner  of the window.

                        For further access rights to EDMS Structures and EDMS Documents, please contact your EDMS Local Administrator(s). The list of these administrators is available via the EDMS portal as indicated below.