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EUMETSAT Data Tailor
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The EUMETSAT Data Tailor provides format conversion and basic product customisation capabilities
for a set of EUMETSAT products in native formats.

:Note: The EUMETSAT Data Tailor used to be known as EPCT or EUMETSAT Product Customisation Toolbox.
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       Some technical aspects related to the renaming are still to be fixed.
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Supported platforms and installation
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The EUMETSAT Data Tailor can be installed on:
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- Ubuntu Linux 18.04 64bit
- CentOS Linux 7 64bit
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- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 64bit
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- Windows 10 Pro 64bit
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The minimum hardware requirements are:
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- 64bit platform
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- 3 GB of disk space
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- 4 GB of free memory 
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Installation procedures are in described in the INSTALL.rst file.
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Starting the EUMETSAT Data Tailor Web Service and the GUI
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The Data Tailor can be installed in any ``conda`` environment, created
as described in the ``INSTALL.rst`` file.
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Once installed, the environment needs to be activated. Assuming the
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environment is called ``epct-desktop``, to activate it execute::
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    conda activate epct-desktop


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Once the environment is active, one can use the Data Tailor GUI and the CLI.
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To launch the GUI, execute::

    epct_webui

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:Note: An alternative way to launch the GUI without explicitly activating the
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       environment is::
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    conda run -n epct-desktop epct_webui
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where ``epct-desktop`` is the name of the environment.
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How to get User Support
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Please contact the EUMETSAT User Service Helpdesk using the E-mail: ops@eumetsat.int
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Known limitations
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This section includes the known limitations when working with the Eumetsat Data Tailor.
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Limitations about supported products
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Please, see analogous sections in the README files of the DataTailor plugins:

- ``epct_plugin_gis``
- ``epct_plugin_netcdf_generator``
- ``epct_plugin_umarf``
- ``epct-plugin-acdc``
- ``usc-psdc``
- ``epct_plugin_mtg``
- ``mtg4africa``
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Inventory Notice
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Licenses and copyright information for software dependencies up to version 2.8.0-rc1
is documented in file ``NOTICE.txt``, as well as within the ``inventory`` folder.