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*'''[https://twitter.com/mcssys Systems Status]''' - A list of known problems
 
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*'''[http://virtualhelpdesk.cels.anl.gov/service-catalog/ CELS Virtual Help Desk]'''
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*'''[http://virtualhelpdesk.cels.anl.gov/service-catalog/ CELS Virtual Help Desk]'''
  
 
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This page indexes all the Frequently Asked Questions for CELS computing. You can search for a keyword or browse below.  In general, you can find status updates at the CELS Systems blog, [http://www.mcs.anl.gov/systems/blog/ "Dispatches from the geeks"].
This page indexes all the Frequently Asked Questions at MCS. You can search for a keyword or browse below.  In general, you can find status updates at the MCS Systems blog, [http://www.mcs.anl.gov/systems/blog/ "Dispatches from the geeks"].
 
  
 
If you can't find the answer to your question here, please email [mailto:help@cels.anl.gov help@cels.anl.gov]. The CELS Help Desk is located in Building 240 (aka TCS), at 2E15, and is staffed from 9:00 AM until 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday. The Help Desk phone number is (630) 252-6813.  
 
If you can't find the answer to your question here, please email [mailto:help@cels.anl.gov help@cels.anl.gov]. The CELS Help Desk is located in Building 240 (aka TCS), at 2E15, and is staffed from 9:00 AM until 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday. The Help Desk phone number is (630) 252-6813.  
  
Quicklink to many of our most frequently requested services:
 
 
[http://virtualhelpdesk.cels.anl.gov/service-catalog/ CELS Virtual Help Desk]
 
 
[https://anl.box.com/s/6ez5m3b9wc1rtc4yhr6dov6robyfd7xv 2015 Student Orientation Slides]
 
  
 
==Getting Started==
 
==Getting Started==
*[http://tcs.anl.gov TCS Conference Center & Tenant Manual] - information on building 240 '''New'''
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*[http://tcs.anl.gov TCS Conference Center & Tenant Manual] - information on building 240
*[[Getting Started| MCS Computing Facilities: Getting Started]]
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*[[Getting Started| CELS Computing Facilities: Getting Started]]
 
*[http://virtualhelpdesk.cels.anl.gov/service-catalog/ Services the CELS Systems Group provides]  
 
*[http://virtualhelpdesk.cels.anl.gov/service-catalog/ Services the CELS Systems Group provides]  
 
*[[Media:Policy.pdf|Computer User Agreement / Acceptable Usage Policy]]
 
*[[Media:Policy.pdf|Computer User Agreement / Acceptable Usage Policy]]
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*[https://accounts.mcs.anl.gov/ Request or Manage Account]
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*[https://accounts.mcs.anl.gov/ Request or Manage your CELS Account]
 
*[[Account Sponsorship and Retention Policies]]
 
*[[Account Sponsorship and Retention Policies]]
*[[Passwords| Passwords you'll use at MCS/CELS/LCF]]
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*[[Passwords| Accounts and Passwords you'll use at MCS/CELS/LCF]]
 
*[[Password Guidelines]]
 
*[[Password Guidelines]]
 
*[[Using Wireless at Argonne]]
 
*[[Using Wireless at Argonne]]
**[[Guest Wireless Access in Building 240]]
 
**[[Windows 7/Vista Authenticated Network Instructions]]
 
**[https://wiki.inside.anl.gov/inside/Manual_Configuration_of_Windows,_OS_X,_and_KUbuntu Manual Configuration of Windows, OS_X, and KUbuntu] (Inside Argonne wiki page, you will need to be on an ANL non-guest, wired or Authenticated network to read this)
 
 
*[http://virtualhelpdesk.cels.anl.gov/request-ip-address/? Request IP address(es)] (register your computer for use on our wired network)
 
*[http://virtualhelpdesk.cels.anl.gov/request-ip-address/? Request IP address(es)] (register your computer for use on our wired network)
*[[General MCS Questions]]
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*[[General CELS Questions]]
**[[General MCS Questions#ftp| How can I leave a file for someone else to pick up via FTP?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#ftp| How can I leave a file for someone else to pick up via FTP?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#incoming| What is the policy for creating or leaving files in the /home/ftp/incoming directory?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#incoming| What is the policy for creating or leaving files in the /home/ftp/incoming directory?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#backups| How do I recover files that I've deleted?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#backups| How do I recover files that I've deleted?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#logs| Where are the log files?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#logs| Where are the log files?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#password| How do I change my startup shell?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#password| How do I change my startup shell?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#password| How do I change or reset my password?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#password| How do I change or reset my password?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#security| How do I protect my password?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#security| How do I protect my password?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#clsweb| How do I get my name listed on the Staff Directory web page?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#clsweb| How do I get my name listed on the Staff Directory web page?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#public_html| How do I get my own homepage at MCS?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#public_html| How do I get my own homepage at MCS?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#computeservers| What are the general use compute servers for the division?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#computeservers| What are the general use compute servers for the division?]]
**[[General MCS Questions#quota| How do I delete files if my directory has exceeded its quota?]]
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**[[General CELS Questions#quota| How do I delete files if my directory has exceeded its quota?]]
 
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*[[Offsite Access]]
 
*[[Offsite Access]]

Revision as of 21:57, 23 March 2018

This page indexes all the Frequently Asked Questions for CELS computing. You can search for a keyword or browse below. In general, you can find status updates at the CELS Systems blog, "Dispatches from the geeks".

If you can't find the answer to your question here, please email help@cels.anl.gov. The CELS Help Desk is located in Building 240 (aka TCS), at 2E15, and is staffed from 9:00 AM until 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday. The Help Desk phone number is (630) 252-6813.


Getting Started

Self Service

Service Name Provider ANL Login? MCS Login? Can I create it? Explanation
GitLab (Restricted) (git) Systems N Y Y An internal instance of GitLab that can be used for hosting git repositories. Accessible via VPN and on-site at ANL only
GitLab (Public) (git) Systems N Y Y An instance of GitLab that is publicly accessible. Repositories can be private with restricted access to certain users or groups. Site is accessible from anywhere.
MCS Subversion (svn) Systems N Y N Systems creates new repos. MCS account required for login
RepoCafe (svn) Systems N Y Y Only MCS users can create repos and guest accounts. Documentation is provided here.
Wordpress Systems N Y* Y* Systems creates new sites. Only MCS users can create accounts for other users. Sites can be configured to use MCS credentials or can use standalone Wordpress credentials.
Confluence (collab) Systems N Y Y* External users can request read-only accounts. Space owners can give those accounts read and/or write access to their spaces if they so desire. MCS users can create spaces at will.
jira Systems N Y Y* Users can request read-only accounts. Project owners can give those accounts full access to their projects if they so desire. We are looking into way to enable MCS users to create projects on their own. At present, only Systems can create them.
Box CIS Y N N Can share repositories with any user inside or outside ANL without affecting that user's quota. See CIS page for Box.
MediaWiki Systems N Y* Y* Systems must create new wiki sites (send a request to CELS HELP DESK), wiki owners can add standalone accounts at will. Sites can be enabled to authenticate against MCS accounts as well.
Shell Access Systems N Y N External users can request accounts via https://accounts.mcs.anl.gov. Unix groups are created by Systems, managed by owners.
Mailing Lists Systems N N N* Mailing lists are created by Systems. Membership is controlled entirely by list requestor/maintaner.

Web and Mail

Operating Systems

How do I request a(n)...

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