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 RIPE Atlas Software probe is the software equivalent of the hardware RIPE Atlas probe. ​ RIPE Atlas Software probe is the software equivalent of the hardware RIPE Atlas probe. ​
  
-<WRAP tip> 
-Be aware that SW probes are now in the testing phase. Information provided in this HowTo can be changed accordingly in the future. ​ 
-</​WRAP>​ 
 =====  Installation ===== =====  Installation =====
 **atlas-sw-probe** package contains scripts and daemon for connecting to RIPE Atlas probe network. **atlas-sw-probe** package contains scripts and daemon for connecting to RIPE Atlas probe network.
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-Note: +It takes a few seconds ​to generate the key. You need to use this key to register your probe under your account on [[https://​access.ripe.net/​registration|RIPE website]] if you don't have it, you need to create it.
-It can take some time to generate the key. You should ​use this key for registration ​(See **Probe Registration**) +
  
 ===== Probe Registration ===== ===== Probe Registration =====
-To register probe put your SSH public key to https://​atlas.ripe.net/​apply/​swprobe/​ 
  
-RIPE is running software probes in a test modeEvery new probe has to be approved by RIPE. If your atlas daemon is running ​it will try to connect to the RIPE network until your SSH key is approved.+Once you are logged to your account on [[https://​access.ripe.net/​registration|RIPE website]], go to this [[https://​atlas.ripe.net/​apply/​swprobe/​|link ​to Apply for your RIPE Atlas software probe]]. ​ You can find there form, which you need to fill 
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 +If you don't know AS number, you need to know your IPv4 or IPv6 address and in search form for in RIPE Database (whois), you fill the IP address and click on the Search button. ​ Copy it and go back. 
 +Paste it there and fill the rest. To **Public Key** copy the key provided by following command (in previous step): 
 + 
 +<​code>​ 
 +/​etc/​init.d/​atlas get_key 
 +</​code>​ 
 + 
 +See RIPE Atlas Service Terms and Conditions, if you agree with this, check it and click to button - Submit ​your application.
  
  
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 ===== Probe ID and Measurement ===== ===== Probe ID and Measurement =====
  
-It may take some time before ​your probe will be approvedAfter it's approved ​you can get Probe ID by command+In the email account you registered on RIPE, if everything goes well, you should receive an email with Subject **Your new RIPE Atlas software probe is created**, where you can find your Probe ID and link for managing ​your probe. 
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 +If you lost or delete the e-mail, there is an option on the router to get the Probe ID with the following ​command
 <​code>​ <​code>​
 /​etc/​init.d/​atlas probeid /​etc/​init.d/​atlas probeid