ACCESS OnDemand Portal Integration V1

Infrastructure Integration Roadmap Task

Task Type(s): Technology
Start by phase: Integration
Complete by phase: Ongoing
RP role(s): System administrator(s)


This task provides Resource Providers instructions on how to deploy an ACCESS integrated OnDemand portal. This task will generally be performed by RP system administrators.

Prerequisite tasks


Support Information

For assistance with this task see the Support Information section in the Integration Roadmap Description.

Detailed Instructions


  1. Install Open OnDemand. Refer to the open ondemand installation documentation.

  2. Register / document ACCESS OnDemand portal availability

    • In the Support Portal

      • Check to validate that your OnDemand instance is listed on the OnDemand Support Page

      • If it is not, then click the link to Submit a Ticket. Please include the following information.

        • Institution Name

        • OnDemand Resource Name

        • Your Logo, with a width of about 300 pixels and the height relative to the width.

        • Your OnDemand Portal URL.

  3. Install and set up the xdmod-ondemand-export Python script (following its README) for sending OnDemand log data via HTTPS POST to the ACCESS Metrics team for inclusion in ACCESS XDMoD.


  1. Integrate with ACCESS IAM Authentication.

    Open OnDemand has documenatation for integrating OnDemand with ACCESS authentication.

  2. Add the ACCESS Menu

    You can optionally add a menu to Open OnDemand’s navigation bar for links back to ACCESS resources.

    OSC provides a ACCESS Menu package with documentation on how to install additional packages or configure OnDemand to show this new ACCESS menu.

Document Management

Status: Final

Official date: 4/24/2023 03/16/2023

Coordinators: Jeff Ohrstrom, ACCESS Support

Last revised date: 10/18/2023

Retired date: