Welcome to the STFC Cloud

This service provides a private IaaS cloud resource for STFC, UKRI and Partner Organisation users.

To start, login the right of the page:

Select "Username and password" in the top dropdown if you have STFC Federal Credentials or have been given STFC Cloud Credentials then select "STFC Federal ID" or "Default" respectively in the second dropdown and log input

You can also log in with either "IRIS IAM" by selecting the appropriate option from the top dropdown box. IRIS IAM can also be used to log in with EGI Checkin credentials

You should be aware that the STFC Cloud is still in active development. Please read the Terms of Service before proceeding.

Documentation can be found at https://stfc-cloud-docs.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

For any questions, problems or ideas email us at cloud-support@stfc.ac.uk

You can sign up to our mailing list at https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=STFC-CLOUD to be notified of any changes to the service.

You can also join our Slack to chat with the Cloud team and other users: https://stfc-cloud.slack.com/

If you are not sure which authentication method to use, contact your administrator.


The cloud is based on OpenStack for the virtualisation and CEPH for the storage.