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Message 1038517 - Posted: 3 Oct 2010, 0:51:01 UTC

Long time SETI user, but mostly just let it run and ignore it. Recently bought a new MB, installed BOINC, attached SETI, all using my existing account name, password, etc. When I go to Account on the menu line, and then click on the link that lists my computers, it doesn't show the new one. I am completing tasks, but I can't find out how to get this new computer recognized as part of my account. Assistance would be appreciated.

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Message 1038518 - Posted: 3 Oct 2010, 0:52:52 UTC

Long time SETI user, but mostly just let it run and ignore it. Recently bought a new MB, installed BOINC, attached SETI, all using my existing account name, password, etc. When I go to Account on the menu line, and then click on the link that lists my computers, it doesn't show the new one. I am completing tasks, but I can't find out how to get this new computer recognized as part of my account. Assistance would be appreciated.

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Message 1038551 - Posted: 3 Oct 2010, 2:21:07 UTC - in response to Message 1038518.

The replica database from which the computer pages and tasks are read is down. You'll have to wait until it's back up and up-to-date (in sync with the master database) before your computer will show up.
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Message 1038670 - Posted: 3 Oct 2010, 12:53:38 UTC

Thanks, Jord. Sorry about the duplicate post - this track pad is more sensitive than I thought.

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Message 1038723 - Posted: 3 Oct 2010, 16:45:49 UTC - in response to Message 1038517.
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You will need to go sit at the machine and open a browser to your account at Seti. YOu will need to find and open the file "account_setiathome.berkeley.edu.xml"

From your "account_setiathome.berkeley.edu.xml" file
<account>
<master_url>http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/</master_url>
<authenticator>0a7880aefaee071a6666fe0ad6d780b4</authenticator>
<project_name>SETI@home</project_name>
<project_preferences>

From Your account the line that states
Account key
Provides full access to your account 0a7880aefaee071a6666fe0ad6d780b4


In both cases the "authenticator" should match the "account key"

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