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6.1 Logging In, Initializing ICE, and Logging Out

The SPARC station currently running ICE at the coudé spectrograph is named indigo. The login name is ``feed'' and the current password can be found on the front of the terminal. After logging in a menu of different applications is presented from which ``ICE'' is usually appropriate. This selection will start an Acquisition window, a Reduction window, and an Ximtool window. CCD data acquisitions commands should only be issued from the left (acquisition) window.

It is good practice to initialize ICE to its default values and delete all existing files at the begining of an observing run. First log out of IRAF in all windows and then type obsinit in any window with the Unix prompt (%). Answer the questions as they appear and then log out of the workstation completely (see below) in order for the changes to take effect.

Exiting the workstation is done by first typing logout of each XGTERM window. Next move the mouse to a blank area of the screen, hold down the right mouse button and select ``exit''.