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HardwareAndPurchasing
Hardware Support And Purchasing Computing Hardware Support For advice on upgrades and/or new computer purchases please see TIG User Support in 32 276 or help #64 ...
UsingReplay
The REPLAY Video System Replay provides scheduled recording and live streaming of events in the Kiva, Star, and Hewlett conference rooms. Replay is designed as a ...
TigCurrentStatus
CURRENT SERVICE STATUS 2017 12 04 09:00: On December 4th the new csail.mit.edu website was launched. If you experience any issues, bug, or general comments, please ...
MySQLUpgrade
MySQL Service will be down for an extended period (up to 24hr) Wednesday January 3rd 2018 Wednesday January 3rd 2018 CSAIL MySQL service on mysql.csail.mit.edu will ...
UbuntuAdmin
Root Access Users can grant themselves sudo access when the machine is first booted after installation. TIG can provide additional sudo access or the root password ...
r9 - 27 Dec 2017 - 20:36 by tjn
PrintingToMondrian
Printing to Mondrian Mondrian is our new large format printer. This printer is expensive to supply and maintain, it should only be used by CSAIL members for CSAIL ...
WebServices
Web services * How to request a server certificate for a Web server that you run * Web server architecture server names, capabilities, and limits ...
DocletHordeSupportInfo
Warning about TIG (lack of) support for some Horde webmail features TIG provides and supports the GNU Horde webmail system for two main purposes: 1. To provide ...
CopiersAccounting
1. To use the machine for copying, enter your code, which you can obtain from your group's Administrative Assistant or your PI, and proceed with copying in a usual ...
AudioVideo
Audio and Video Services * Event Recording and Live Streaming (REPLAY) * CSAIL Conference Room Video * Voice Over IP
CreatingPersonalWebPages
Creating Personal Web Pages TIG maintains a web server called people.csail.mit.edu for the purpose of hosting personal web sites. To create and manage your web site ...
MicrosoftWindows
Microsoft Windows What versions/architectures are supported at CSAIL? TIG provides full support for: * Windows 7 * Windows 10 Obtaining Windows OS * Please ...
WindowsADJoin
Joining AD in Windows 7 This page describes the process of connecting a Windows 7/10 system to the CSAIL Active Directory domain. This is recommended only for TIG ...
GetAnAccount
Getting Started and Connected Getting an Account Access to just about everything TIG has to offer is granted via your CSAIL Kerberos name and password. You obtain ...
UsingPHP5
Using PHP 5 on the CSAIL Web servers The main CSAIL Web described at WebServerArchitecture run PHP 5.5 as of December 2017. Files with extensions .php and .php5 will ...
CSAILUbuntu
CSAIL Ubuntu 2017 11 17: Upgrades from CSAIL Ubuntu 16.04 are now available. Please See UpgradingLTS for more information. Please note that Ubuntu 16.04 is now ...
PuppetAtCSAIL
Puppet at CSAIL For the past several years, we have used a confusing and ill specified mixture of FAI, the automatic CSAILUbuntu installer, and cfengine to manage ...
OperatingSystemsSupport
Operating Systems Support If you're setting up a new server (or considering setting up a new server), please see Best practices for setting up and managing new servers ...
FileSystemsAndBackups
Storage AFS File System Services CSAIL uses the AFS distributed file system, maintained by the OpenAFS project. * AFS Intro Introduction to the CSAIL cell ...
OIDC
OpenID Connect at CSAIL If you've been around MIT more especially at CSAIL for a while, you have probably become accustomed to using "web certificates" as a way ...
WebDAVSharing
Configuring a WebDAV share on https://webdav.csail.mit.edu Limitations WebDAV, for Distributed Authoring and Versioning, is a protocol for performing arbitrary edits ...
OpenAFSAndMacOSX
OpenAFS And MacOSX Prerequisites * CSAIL Kerberos configured properly Note on macOS High Sierra 10.13 Due to the conversion from HFS to APFS on 10.13, prior ...
HighSierraKnownIssues
Known issues with MacOS High Sierra AFS As part of the High Sierra upgrade process, the local file system will be converted from HFS to APFS. Unfortunately, the ...
MacOS
Mac OS Mac OS X provides CSAIL users with polished native applications as well as BSD derived unix internals (accessible through Terminal). What versions are supported ...
NetworkTopics
CSAIL Network The CSAIL network connects all locations in the research areas of the Stata Center with gigabit Ethernet at a density of one port per 25 square feet ...
EmailTopics
Email and Mailing Lists See also: * Best practices for managing your personal email * Best practices for setting up mailing lists * Tweaking your anti spam ...
ThunderbirdConfiguration
Configuring Thunderbird (Last tested on Version 17.0.3) Prerequisites * A supported version of Windows or Mac OS (may also work with recent versions of Ubuntu ...
MicrosoftOutlook
Microsoft Outlook CSAIL email Configuration Windows Microsoft Outlook 2013 / 2016 1. Start Outlook for the first time, or go to Tools Account Settings New ...
CUPSPrintingTipsForLinuxUnix
CUPS Printing Tips For GNU/Linux Unix This page provides a brief introduction to using the CUPS printing system; full user documentation can be found at http://cups ...
WhyAFS
Why AFS? A Little History If you were previously affiliated with the AI Lab, you are used to a particular centralized computing resource model. Many of you have voiced ...
SubversionRepositories
Everyday subversion usage, and general notes, are at UsingSubversionAtCSAIL. Creating a Subversion repository Prerequisites 1. Make sure subversion is installed ...
SettingUpSSH
Setting up SSH On CSAILUbuntu, it's enabled by default, but without the "keytab" file necessary for Kerberos based passwordless login, so some of these steps are necessary ...
PopularLabMailingLists
Popular Lab Mailing Lists You are automatically subscribed to several mailing lists: * csail all* Important CSAIL announcements. examples * csail announce ...
ObjectStorage
Overview TIG currently offers Object Storage as a part of our OpenStack IaaS platform. The service is provided by Ceph (which is the same software that powers the ...
NewServerBestPractices
Best practices for setting up and managing new servers This page provides some general advice and suggestions on planning the deployment of new servers for research ...
MuttImapClient
Mutt IMAP Client Using CSAILUbuntu Systemwide defaults are correct simply run mutt. If you work with very large folders, though, see below. Other systems These ...
Jabber(XMPP)InstantMessaging
Overview CSAIL now has a private Jabber server. Jabber is also known as XMPP, the eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol. The server allows participating Lab ...
InstallingKerberosOnMacOSX
Installing Kerberos on Mac OS Configuring Kerberos Kerberos support is already part of the base OS X system.You need to use a CSAIL specific configuration file. ...
DotSoftware
Dot Software $HOME/.software is a mechanism allowing users to make certain software packages available to their environment that may not be included in the default ...
ChangingPasswordsAndDirectoryInfo
Changing passwords, addresses, phone numbers, etc * Choosing Good Passwords Changing your CSAIL Kerberos password If you have forgotten your CSAIL Kerberos ...
AFSProtectionGroups
AFS Protection Groups AFS Concepts AFS implements the concept of user administered groups. Any user may create a group; only system administrators may create groups ...
AFSIntro
Introduction to the CSAIL AFS Cell Public Access The CSAIL AFS cell is available on any system with AFS software installed and an internet connection. For the convenience ...
WebLeftBar
HQ Wiki TIG Wiki * Emergency Information * TIG Home * Computing Home * Operations Home * Communications Home * TIG Suggestion Box * Accounts ...
AccountsAndSecurity
Accounts and Security CSAIL Accounts * Get a CSAIL Account and Email * Changing passwords, addresses, phone numbers, etc * WebINQUIR CSAIL's account database ...
LoginServers
Public Login Servers TIG maintains a public login server, login.csail.mit.edu, for the convenience of the community. The system runs Ubuntu 14.04LTS and provides ...
GetStartedAndConnected
Get Started and Connected This is the place for new users to quickly get started with your computing needs, as well as connected to the CSAIL network. There are many ...
UpgradingLTS
Upgrading CSAIL Ubuntu LTS versions Current LTS Release: 16.04 Previous LTS Release: 14.04 Upgrading from the previous Ubuntu LTS release to the current one is possible ...
CSAILUbuntuInstallation
Ubuntu Installation We offer an automated installation process of CSAIL Ubuntu using the FAI Project. The first step is to back up any data you've got on your machine ...
ListOfPrintersAndTheirDriversedit
List of Public Printers Copiers Here is the list of printers and copiers in the lab. You can directly download the latest drivers from xerox here. Location Printer ...
GrantProposalInfo
The Infrastructure Group (TIG) provides service oriented computing, communications and operations assistance to support the world class research underway at CSAIL ...
WebHome
Hot Topics * Private wireless access points in Stata * Online lab services will be moving to OIDC for authentication in the coming weeks and months. TIG ...
CSAILPrivate
Connecting to CSAILPrivate CSAILPrivate is CSAIL's encrypted, authenticated wireless network. Use of CSAILPrivate is required to get a static IP address or to print ...
CommunicationsHome
Communications Home The Communications Team is dedicated to promoting CSAIL research, innovations, events and lab members to the CSAIL community and the general public ...
InstallingKerberosForWindows
Installing Kerberos For Windows 3.2.x Download * Kerberos for Windows 64 bit (CSAIL certificates required) * Kerberos for Windows 32 bit (CSAIL certificates ...
OpenAFSAndWindows
OpenAFS nop/ and Windows Install OpenAFS 1. CSAIL Kerberos for Windows installed 1. Download the OpenAFS installer from OpenAFS and unzip its files. ...
UsingSubversionAtCSAIL
Using Subversion at CSAIL What is Subversion? Subversion, or svn, is a version control system which intelligently tracks and combines changes made across many files ...
RunningMatlab
Running Matlab on Linux Additional software paths are available through your DotSoftware file, for Matlab add a single line containing the string "matlab" to ~/.software ...
HowDoIInstallMatlab
How do I install Matlab? If you're running CSAIL Ubuntu Simply use the .software mechanism to add "matlab" to your enabled applications. See Running MATLAB on Linux ...
DistributedComputingWithMATLAB
Use of the Parallel Computing Toolbox on the cluster is likely to cause you more trouble than it is worth. It is particularly prone to odd task failures (which Mathworks ...
WhatServicesDoesTIGProvide
Computing Home Infrastructure Summary The CSAIL network connects all locations in the research areas of the Stata Center with gigabit Ethernet at a density of one ...
WebDNSUsersGuide
WebDNS Users' Guide WebDNS is a system developed at CSAIL to allow Lab members to manage entries in the Lab's Domain Name System namespaces. Currently, WebDNS serves ...
CertificatesIntro
CSAIL Web Certificates CSAIL Web Certificates allow your browser to prove your identity to secure CSAIL websites. They expire a year after you obtain them, or earlier ...
MeetTIG
Meet TIG Administrative Jack Costanza Liza Zvereva Director Office: 32 272 Phone: 3 6703 jackc@csail.mit.edu Administrative ...
PrivateWirelessAccessPointsInStata
Private wireless access points in Stata Here are some requirements if your research requires installing a non CSAIL wireless access point in your Stata lab space: ...
HolyokeDataCenter
Holyoke Data Center MIT is one of five partner universities (along with Harvard, UMass, Northeastern, and BU, as well as the state government) in the Massachusetts ...
CertificatesSafariKeychain
Getting Certificates Instructions Apple Safari / Keychain 1. Obtain CSAIL Client Certificate for your Browser Download CSAIL Master CA Certificate to your computer ...
EmailBestPractices
Best practices for managing your personal email (tips and advice) This page collects some of TIG's advice around managing your personal email while you're at CSAIL ...
LegitimatePasswordRequests
There are only a tiny number of web pages on which it's ever OK to type a CSAIL account password (Kerberos password or email password). This page intends to exhaustively ...
AntispamChanges2017
Intended CSAIL spam filtering changes, Spring 2017 What we do now Currently, we refuse outright mail that our anti spam software (SpamAssassin) scores very likely ...
OpenStack
STATUS Overview Contents Caveats Join the Openstack Users email list! this is where announcements of potentially disruptive changes will go, and a place where ...
IPMI
IPMI Your group should have your IPMI username and password as well as the hostname for the management console. TIG keeps a record in our lastpass account as well ...
ListOfPrintersAndTheirDrivers
List of Public Printers Copiers Here is the list of printers and copiers in the lab. You can directly download the latest drivers from xerox here. Location Printer ...
7655scanning
*Scanning from the the new Xerox Workcentre 7970* These machines no longer support scan to AFS Instead you can scan to USB or Email You will never have to use your ...
OpenStackIntro
OpenStack is a free and open software suite for providing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) both for private clouds like we're implementing and large public clouds ...
MailingLists
Mailing Lists at CSAIL CSAIL uses Mailman, the GNU mailing list manager for mailing lists. Mailman is self service. As long as you have a CSAIL web certificate, ...
MailingListBestPractices
Best practices for setting up mailing lists See also Mailing Lists at CSAIL, especially the "for List Administrators and Moderators" section. (Please check back soon ...
DocletListtypeContact
CSAIL standard configuration for a contact point list One common use for a mailing list is for a small number of people to receive questions, requests, or submissions ...
DocletListtypeAnnounce
CSAIL standard configuration for an announcement list One common use for a mailing list is to post announcements. In this case, typically, a small number of people ...
DocletListtypeDiscussion
CSAIL standard configuration for a discussion list One common use for a mailing list is for discussion among list members. In this case, typically, most or all of ...
PrintingWindows
Printing Instructions for Windows with Xerox PS Driver Wireless devices must be configured for TIG.CSAILPrivate to use CSAIL Network Printers. All users who ...
PrintingMacs
Printing Instructions For Mac OS 10.6 or higher Wireless devices must be configured for TIG.CSAILPrivate to use CSAIL Network Printers. All users who wish to ...
PrintingTopics
Printing, Copiers, and Scanning This page provides information on how to configure your computer to use the CSAIL printing infrastructure. Print spooling is handled ...
LDAPDirectoryLookup
LDAP Service (Address Book lookup from CSAIL) TIG operates ldap slave.csail.mit.edu primarily as a back end service in support of other core services. Thunderbird ...
HowToRequestAServerCertificate
How to request a server certificate CSAIL (and MIT) server certificates for use with https and other protocols are obtained through the InCommon federation, a project ...
MacNFS
Mounting NFS volumes under Mac OS This is not supported, however can be done. See Caveat below. Caveat The only way to get a CSAIL NFS volume mounted on your MacOS ...
NFSStorage
NFS storage at CSAIL See also: NFS Snapshots and Backups While AFS is our preferred storage model for security and manageability (it's the original "cloud storage ...
OpenStackSSHKey
SSH Keys for OpenStack Access Due to our AFSHomeDirectory structure ssh public key authentication is not generally used for CSAIL login. Kerberos authentication, which ...
WebNotify
Web Notify This is a subscription service to be automatically notified by e mail when topics change in this TIG web. This is a convenient service, so you do not have ...
OpenAFSOnUbuntuLinux
OpenAFS on (k)Ubuntu Linux (and possibly other (non athena) Debian linux dists) These instructions work as is on Ubuntu Karmic Koala (version 9.10) and Lucid Lynx ...
EmergencyInformation
EMERGENCY INFORMATION ALL EMERGENCIES: Call MIT Police at 100 on campus phones or 617 253 1212 from any phone. Be sure to be in a safe place before calling. If ...
PublicComputing
Public Computing General purpose shell access login.csail.mit.edu is available for general purpose access. It should be used for computationally non intensive tasks ...
MovingVolumeTypes
This page describes how to move data from old end_of_life OpenStack volumes to the new production volume type. There are meant to be programmatic ways to 'retype' ...
EventCalendar
CSAIL Event Calendar Reminder Schedule Event reminders are sent according to the following schedule: * 30 days before the event * 7 days before the event ...
HtaccessHints
Restricting access with .htaccess The below formulas can be included in an .htaccess files on any of the CSAIL standard Web servers (people, groups, projects, courses ...
r34 - 18 Sep 2015 - 16:52 by andersk
OpenStackPersistentVMs
OpenStack Persistent Instances What is Persistent Persistent VMs behave like 'normal' systems rather than 'cloud' systems. Each VM has it's own unique backing storage ...
OpenStackEphemeralVMs
OpenStack Ephemeral Instances What is Ephemeral Ephemeral is the opposite of persistent. In the OpenStack context this is a VM that is created from a fixed base ...
AppleMail
Apple Mail * A CSAIL IMAP account * Many CSAIL accounts have mail forwarding instead: see Email Account Creation and Management * CSAIL Master CA is installed ...
SpamAssassinCustomization
Tweaking your anti spam settings Contents While there are a few other arrows in our arsenal, the main tool we use for spam filtering at CSAIL is SpamAssassin. This ...
PhishingAttempts
Phishing messages are spammers' attempts to obtain your username and password, either for direct financial gain or so that they can use your email account to send ...
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