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What is a BNL Domain Account and why do I need it?

BNL Domain Accounts are used for accessing resources provided by the BNL Windows domain. Resources include user home directories (secure remote folders where data can be saved), shared printers and access to various web resources which includes the Main Gate Access Forms. Access to these resouces are typically protected by authentication (confirming the identity of a user or machine) network security which includes the Main Gate Access Forms.

The following prerequisites are mandatory in order to obtain a new computer account on BNL systems:

  1. You must have a valid employee or guest number registered with Human Resources.
  2. You must have completed the BNL Online CyberSecurity training available at
    * Confirmation of Cybersecurity training may take up to 24 hours to process.

After you have completed the above, you will need to fill out the BNL Computer Account Request Form. Once you have submitted the request form, the Account Management Office will verify your eligibility for an account at BNL. You will be notified, via the email address that you have provided when your account has been activated. All invalid requests will be discarded.

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