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GETTING STARTED WITH FTP.NIFC.GOV
  • INTRODUCTION

    • In order to obtain access to the NATIONAL " FTP.NIFC.GOV " site, an "Integrated National Application Portal (iNAP)" account may or may not be required:

      • WHEN AN"iNAP" ACCOUNT IS NOT REQUIRED:  If you only need to "DOWNLOAD or VIEW" incident data from the GACC Incidents folder, you DO NOT need an iNAP account... simply go to: GACC Incidents (SW Folder) - (This link can also be found on the Intelligence page.)

      • WHEN AN "iNAP" ACCOUNT IS REQUIRED:  If you will be "UPLOADING" incident data to the GACC Incidents folder AND/OR you will be "DOWNLOADING and/or UPLOADING" IAP's to the GACC Support folder, you will need an iNAP Account (i.e. User Name and Password - See Step 1 below). 

  • PROCESS FOR iNAP AND GROUP APPROVAL

    • STEP 1: "iNAP" ACCOUNT:
      • What is iNAP?  The Integrated National Application Portal (iNAP) is used to manage user accounts for multiple applications (i.e. ROSS, WIMS, e-ISuite Enterprise, InciWeb, FTP, etc).  NOTE:  You only need a NAP account if you will be uploading to the GACC Incident Specific folder ---- or ---- viewing/downloading/uploading to the GACC Support folder.

        • a. For users WITH a current iNAP Account, you will need to request associating your NAP User Name/password to the new FTP site.

          • To do this, login to iNAP, click on the "Welcome, ??????" and select "Request app access and roles."
          • In the "Application access" dropdown, select click "F&AM-F&AM," then in the "Instance" dropdown, select "EISDWN (Standard).
          • Enter information for your supervisor to approve the request.
          • When finished, go to Step 2 below.

        • b. For users WITHOUT a NAP Account, you will need to create a NAP account.

          • To do this, go to iNAP" and click on the person icon in the upper right and select " Request account."
          • Enter your "User information" click "Next" complete the remainder of the request.
          • When you get to the "Application access," select click "F&AM-F&AM," then in the "Instance" dropdown, select "EISDWN (Standard). Enter information for your supervisor to approve the request.
          • When finished, go to Step 2 below.

    • STEP 2: "GROUP APPROVAL"
      • Once the iNAP account is established, the next step is to get approval by the GACC Approver.

        • In the Southwest Area, you will need to complete the:

          • SWCC Online Approval Request Form

            • Once the form is submitted, the GACC Approver will forward your request to NIFC for associating your iNAP account to the proper FTP - Group and entry into the national database.