thredds primer

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having never used thredds before and am looking for a primer!  Links to
primers in previous mails seem to be

I have built Thredds from source and deployed it, I have a small problem
with the fact the string
thredds is missing from some URLs.

In particular I am looking for a primer that will let me download some
sample netCDF configure the
files, and give the request urls.  I am looking to deploy the WCS
service as a test.

Many thanks,

Norman Barker