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TigCurrentStatus
CURRENT SERVICE STATUS 2018 05 29 19:30 MySQL Upgrade Complete, extended impacts possible for some users see MySQLUpgrade page for details. TIG will officially end ...
WebHome
Hot Topics * Please check back in the next day or two (before Friday, June 22nd) for our new website! * Online lab services will be moving to OIDC for authentication ...
OIDC
OpenID Connect at CSAIL As of July 1, 2018, CSAIL will longer use client side web certificates for authentication to web applications and sites. If you’ve been around ...
EmergencyContact
Emergency Contact Information TIG offers computing, networking, and facilities support only. For medical, police, fire, and other life/safety issues, please contact ...
WebLeftBar
HQ Wiki TIG Wiki * Emergency Information * TIG Home * Computing Home * Operations Home * Communications Home * TIG Suggestion Box * Accounts ...
HtaccessHints
Restricting access with OIDC and .htaccess on CSAIL webservers The below formulas can be included in an .htaccess files on any of the CSAIL standard Web servers (people ...
UsingReplay
DO NOT USE THE AUTOMATED REPLAY SYSTEM FOR RECORDING IN MISSION CRITICAL OR HIGH PRODUCTION VALUE SITUATIONS. If your career hinges on the production of a successful ...
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 ...
AdvancedOpenStackCLI
This page requires that you have already configured the command line clients as described at OpenStack#Command_line_access This is a work in progress if you find ...
OpenStackTemplates
OpenStack Templates Orchestration OpenStack "Heat" templates provide a means of defining and managing groups of resources (instances, ports, block devices, etc) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
OpenStackWindowsImages
Windows Instances on OpenStack Windows images can run on OpenStack but the operating system is a resource hog and not really very cloud friendly itself, for example ...
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 ...
OpenStackAccount
Getting a CSAIL OpenStack Account You can register for an OpenStack account at https://cloud registration.csail.mit.edu (requires CSAIL Web Certificate). After you ...
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 ...
WebServerWriteAccess
Granting the web server write access to a directory Remember that your web document root is hosted in AFS, so AFS access controls are important. Unix file modes are ...
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 ...
SecurityRecommendationsForCourseDirectories
Security recommendations for course directories Some faculty like to use their course directories and courses.csail.mit.edu Web sites as collaboration tools to aid ...
DistributingDataSetsFromNFS
Distributing data sets from NFS Many CSAIL researchers have large collections of data stored in NFS. Sometimes it's desirable to publish some or a part of these data ...
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 ...
WebServerLogs
Error logs and immediate access to Web access logs Web server logs for most CSAIL Web servers are available to Lab members by logging in to the appropriate Web server ...
WebServerArchitecture
CSAIL Web server architecture There are five main CSAIL Web servers: courses, groups, people, projects, and www. In addition, there are a number of special purpose ...
SendingRedirects
Why send HTTP redirects? It is frequently desirable to direct Web clients requesting one URL to another. For example, if you maintain a Web site for a course that ...
WebServices
Web services * How to request a server certificate for a Web server that you run * Web server architecture server names, capabilities, and limits ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
CSAILResearchPosterTemplate
If you are interested in having a poster of your research displayed in the Stata Center, please use the power point template below to create your poster. The template ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
G475A
G498 Main.cmm386 01 Jun 2018
NEW - 01 Jun 2018 - 15:14 by cmm386
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 ...
OpenAFSAndWindows
OpenAFS nop/ and Windows Install OpenAFS 1. CSAIL Kerberos for Windows installed 1. Download the OpenAFS installer from OpenAFS and unzip its files. ...
MicrosoftWindows
Microsoft Windows What versions/architectures are supported at CSAIL? TIG provides full support for: * Windows 7 * Windows 10 Obtaining Windows OS * Please ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
CSAILUbuntu
CSAIL Ubuntu CSAIL Ubuntu is TIG's supported GNU/Linux spin, which comes pre configured for CSAIL Kerberos for authentication, AFS/NFS filesystems, and our CUPS printing ...
UbuntuCommonIssues
Common Problems and Fixes I upgraded my nvidia graphics drivers to version 319 with the 'Additional Drivers' program in Ubuntu, and the user interface doesn't work ...
UnityAmazonLens
Spyware vs Feature Ubuntu 12.10 (and newer) ships with a "feature" that sends desktop search results to Amazon (via Canonical.com server) and returns shopping results ...
KnownIssuesTrusty
Known issues on 14.04LTS * It doesn't look like selecting a custom window manager at the login window is working. If you would like to use another window manager ...
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 ...
VoidingYourUbuntuWarranty
Voiding Your Warranty In order for TIG to properly manage CSAIL Ubuntu machines, we need to depend on some basic packages and configuration settings. We do our best ...
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 ...
CSAILUbuntuInstallation
Ubuntu Installation We offer an automated installation process of CSAIL Ubuntu using iPXE and preseed. The first step is to back up any data you've got on your machine ...
PhysicalLocks
Physical Locks Laptop theft is a real and unfortunate threat. Many crimes happen when the laptop is left unattended for just a moment. To help prevent laptop theft ...
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 ...
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 ...
MySQLUpgrade
MySQL Service will be down for an extended period (up to 24hr) Tuesday May 29th 2018 Tuesday May 29th 2018 CSAIL MySQL service on mysql.csail.mit.edu will have a ...
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 ...
GitRepositorySharing
git Repository Sharing with SSH The following assumes you already have a local repo, e.g. that you have run git init; git add .; git commit m "my commit message" ...
DataRecoveryOptionsForDesktopsAndLaptops
Data Recovery for desktop and laptop hard drives * First choice: Store data on network filesystems that TIG maintains and backs up nightly. Then, email help #64 ...
RestoreRequests
Restore Requests How To Request Data Restore Send mail to help #64;csail.mit.edu including * Full path to the data you want restored * Range of dates that would ...
AfsBackups
AFS Backups Help I just deleted my thesis! Every morning, a snapshot (online backup) is taken of every active AFS volume. Look in the .snapshot directory at the ...
BackupPolicy
Backup Policy TIG managed AFS and NFS storage space 1 is backed up on the following schedule: * Full backups (level 0) * Taken upon creation and population ...
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 ...
AccessingNFSFromWindows
Accessing NFS from Windows TIG doesn't currently have good documentation for accessing NFS from Windows, because (1) it's not possible for all use cases, (2) it's ...
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 ...
NFSSnapshotsAndBackups
NFS Snapshots and Backups The scratch server, nfs prod 3, does not receive either snapshots or backups. You can determine which server your filesystem is on by using ...
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 ...
CrossCellHowto
CSAIL/Athena Cross realm Authentication CSAIL and Athena have implemented cross realm authentication. This means that authenticated CSAIL users can access some Athena ...
AFSKerberosAndFirewalls
AFS Kerberos And Firewalls Here is some information, in the format of Linux iptables save output, that may help you to understand what ports need to be opened on a ...
AFSProjectDirectory
AFS Project Directory If it's not a research group and it's not an individual user, it must be a project! That's the basic distinction. Project directories live ...
AFSGroupDirectory
AFS Group Directory Every CSAIL research group is entitled to group space in the CSAIL AFS cell. Everyone is strongly encouraged to store shared files in their group ...
AFSHomeDirectory
AFS Home Directory User home directories in the CSAIL AFS cell are mounted under /afs/csail.mit.edu/u/J/JRN, where JRN is the user's login name and J is the first ...
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 ...
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 ...
WebProxies
Web proxies You may wish to configure your Web browser to use a proxy. Using a proxy provides a small increase in privacy, because your real IP address will not appear ...
InstallingKerberosForWindows
Installing Kerberos For Windows 3.2.x Download * Kerberos for Windows 64 bit (CSAIL certificates required) * Kerberos for Windows 32 bit (CSAIL certificates ...
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 ...
VNCSetupFromOutsideCSAIL
How to set up VNC to be accessed from outside CSAIL First, be clear about the problem you're trying to solve. Is VNC (originally for "Virtual Network Computing") ...
PortFiltering
Port filtering The following ports are filtered on traffic coming into the CSAIL network: * 135/tcp (loc srv) * 135/udp (loc srv) * 137/tcp (netbios ns) ...
DNSSecurity
DNS security @ CSAIL DNSsec is a technology for ensuring the authenticity of DNS information using public key signatures. Deployment of DNSsec is proceeding somewhat ...
HostRegistrationPolicy
CSAIL host registration policy All devices on the CSAIL network must use registered IP addresses. An IP address is considered registered if there is a host name associated ...
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 ...
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: ...
NameServers
Name Servers The TIG maintained DNS resolvers for use within CSAIL are ns0.csail.mit.edu through ns3.csail.mit.edu. /etc/resolv.conf should typically contain the ...
CSAILWireless
CSAIL Wireless CSAIL operates three parallel wireless networks. All are implemented by the same physical infrastructure, which currently (March 2012) consists of ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MailingListSpamFiltering
Mailing List Spam Filtering There are a bunch of ways you can configure your mailing list to minimize the spam that gets sent to it (or the administrative overhead ...
DeletingAMailingList
Deleting a Mailing List At the moment there is no self service mechanism allowing list administrators to delete their mailing lists. Please ask TIG if you need to ...
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 ...
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 ...
HiddenFolders
Hidden Folders While IMAP allows multiple email clients (see Email#Mail_Clients ) to share your inbox and mail folders, sometimes folders created in one client ...
SpamAssassinTechnicalDetails
Spam filtering at CSAIL with SpamAssassin: technical details Content based spam filtering is done using SpamAssassin augmented with some third party and custom rule ...
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 ...
MsmtpSmtpClient
MSMTP SMTP Client Below is an example msmtp config: account mit csail host outgoing.csail.mit.edu port 587 auth cram md5 user CSAIL_USER password CSAIL_PASSWD from ...
PineImap
Using Pine with CSAIL IMAP On CSAIL Debian systems, PINE is already installed and configured for use with the CSAIL IMAP server, and should not require any further ...
AndroidMailClients
Configuring Android mail clients for CSAIL IMAP We strongly recommend that you use "K 9 Mail", available free from Android Market, rather than the built in Android ...
AppleIOSMail
Accessing CSAIL IMAP from an iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch) Initial setup The below instructions assume iOS 5.x or above. (Settings General About ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
InstallingKerberosForLinux
First, note that none of this is necessary on TIG's supported flavor of Linux, CSAIL Debian , which comes with Kerberos and OpenAFS already configured and integrated ...
WebINQUIR
CSAIL's user database, WebINQUIR INQUIR is the central CSAIL user account database. CSAIL users can update their account data (and those of any supervisees) using ...
EmailTopics
Email and Mailing Lists See also: * Best practices for managing your personal email * Email forwarding * Best practices for setting up mailing lists ...
EmailForwarding
Email Forwarding You have a choice of reading @csail.mit.edu email in a number of locations and formats. Many people choose to read email directly from the CSAIL ...
ChangingPasswordsAndDirectoryInfo
Changing passwords, addresses, phone numbers, etc * Choosing Good Passwords Changing your CSAIL Kerberos password If you have forgotten your CSAIL Kerberos ...
ChoosingGoodPasswords
Choosing Good Passwords Rationale Automated password crackers can, and do, guess thousands of potential passwords per second in attempts to break into CSAIL user ...
WhatIsKerberos
What is Kerberos? The following section was excerpted from the MIT Kerberos release page. Kerberos is a network authentication protocol. It is designed to provide ...
AccountsAndSecurity
Accounts and Security CSAIL Accounts * Get a CSAIL Account and Email * Changing passwords, addresses, phone numbers, etc * WebINQUIR CSAIL's account database ...
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 ...
AudioVideo
Audio and Video Services * Event Recording and Live Streaming (REPLAY) * CSAIL Conference Room Video * Voice Over IP
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 ...
CertificatesSafariKeychain
Getting Certificates Instructions Apple Safari / Keychain 1. Obtain CSAIL Client Certificate for your Browser Download CSAIL Master CA Certificate to your computer ...
CertificatesIE
Getting Certificates Instructions Internet Explorer on Windows 7 and above. Installing CSAIL Master Certificate Authority First, install the CSAIL Master Certificate ...
CertificatesFirefox
Getting Certificates Instructions Mozilla Firefox Instructions 1. (Optional, Recommended) Set a password in your browser for certificate storage by following ...
CertificatesChrome
Getting Certificates Instructions Google Chrome (or Chromium) Google Chrome (Windows) Google Chrome uses the Windows certificate store which is shared with IE. ...
OIDC_Transition
Info Session TIG hosted an info session in G449 (Patil/Kiva) on Monday, April 23, 2018, to discuss the challenges and opportunities this change presents. * /OIDC ...
WebDAV_EOL
webdav.csail.mit.edu will be powered off July 1 2018 This server used to provide WebDAV access to OpenAFS storage. Main.JonProulx 13 Apr 2018
ICal_EOL
ical.csail.mit.edu will be powered off July 1 2018 This server provided hosting personal and group calendars it never became widely adopted and has been unadvertised ...
MeetTIG
Meet TIG Administrative Jack Costanza Liza Zvereva Director Office: 32 272 Phone: 3 6703 jackc@csail.mit.edu Administrative ...
SVN_EndOfLife
SVN End of Life July 1 2018 What exactly is ending TIG will shut down the server svn.csail.mit.edu on July 1, 2018. This will end all https access to repositories ...
SubversionRepositories
Deprecated EOL July 1 2018 Support for this service is deprecated and being phased out. See SVN_EndOfLife for details on transitioning your repositories. Everyday ...
WebDAVSharing
Deprecated EOL July 1 2018 Support for this service is deprecated and being phased out. Configuring a WebDAV share on https://webdav.csail.mit.edu Limitations ...
UsingSubversionAtCSAIL
Deprecated EOL July 1 2018 Support for this service is deprecated and being phased out. Using Subversion at CSAIL What is Subversion? Subversion, or svn, is a ...
CondorIntro
Using The Condor Queuing System Please feel free to add content here as you see fit. For the gory details see the Condor site at UWisc: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor ...
ClusterWorkstations
Workstations in the Condor Cluster Overview Workstations are a greatly under utilized computing resource. Though powered on 24/7 they are rarely used more than 1 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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' ...
VirtualMachinesForResearchGroups
Virtual machines for research groups Current status Groups are now encouraged to use the OpenStack IaaS cloud to self provision virtual instances. This is a much ...
PurchasingForLinuxCompatibility
Work in progress not yet linked from anywhere. Purchasing PC hardware for CSAIL Ubuntu compatibility This page provides an overview of some things you should think ...
WebPreferences
Foswiki.TIG Web Preferences The following settings are web preferences of the Foswiki.TIG web. These preferences overwrite the site level preferences in ., and can ...
ConfiguringEmailClientUnderWindows
Configuring an Email Client Under Windows If you set up your CSAIL account to use the CSAIL IMAP server, you should use the following instructions to read email on ...
MITDrupalCloud
What is Drupal? Drupal is a Free software (GPL) web development platform which stores your page content in a database and displays that content on web pages. Drupal ...
MacOSVersions
Mac OS Versions What versions/architectures are supported at CSAIL? * Mac OS 10.5 "Leopard" and earlier no support * Mac OS 10.6 "Snow Leopard" no support ...
DjangoApplications
Django Applications Python's django framework allows efficient development of web applications. The packages python django and python flup are installed on the main ...
YahooDMARC
Yahoo! DMARC changes and their implications for CSAIL mailing lists and forwarding DMARC is an experimental mechanism intended to mitigate the risk of phishing and ...
WordpressAtCSAIL
* Wordpress is not supported by TIG. * TIG will not setup or assist in setting up a website using Wordpress and modifications to will not be made to servers to accommodate ...
G726A
Main.fereshte 10 Sep 2013
NEW - 10 Sep 2013 - 18:27 by fereshte
KnownIssuesQuantal
Known Issues with the 12.10 Release Here's some bugs that we've found so far in 12.10, and have not yet resolved (we'll keep this list updated as we find more). ...
Trac
Trac is a software development oriented content management system, which includes a wiki, a bug tracking system, a Subversion repository browser, and some glue to ...
IPhoneCertsInstall
Certificate installation for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Installation of certificates as described below has been possible since iPhone OS 2.0, and apply current ...
ClusterComputing
Compute Clustering Current System Status http://condor view.csail.mit.edu/ has graphs of current and historic system utilization. Cluster Overview Main.JonProulx ...
r15 - 17 Aug 2012 - 15:04 by achen0
ClusterOverView
If your group is planning on purchasing dedicated compute resources please contact help #64;csail.mit.edu to see if your needs would be better served by buying into ...
r13 - 17 Aug 2012 - 15:02 by achen0
VideoConnectors
Common video connectors TIG has cables and converters matching many of the below in 32 276, for use or loan. (approx. to scale) Connector Common models Gotchas ...
ContactUs
Contact Us Contact Information * EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION * E mail: help #64;csail.mit.edu * TIG Hotline: ( 1) 617 253 8304 * TIG Fax Line: ( 1 ...
GenericMailConfigurationInfo
Generic Mail Configuration Info Make sure your client supports at least one of CRAM MD5, DIGEST MD5, STARTTLS, or SSL (pretty much every modern IMAP client does). ...
EmailBlockedByBarracuda
How to deal with "host blocked using Barracuda reputation" Problem Occasionally CSAIL users receive email bouncebacks like the following: A message that you sent ...
WebDNS
WebDNS WebDNS is a system developed at CSAIL to allow Lab members to manage entries in the Lab's Domain Name System namespaces. See the WebDNS Users' Guide for ...
WPSubmit
How To Submit a CSAIL Work Product Any current CSAIL lab member may submit an artifact (or a collection of artifacts) as a CSAIL Work Product to be placed in MIT DSpace ...
r2 - 11 Jun 2010 - 13:01 by MeganRiley
TRSubmit
How To Submit a CSAIL Technical Report Any current CSAIL lab member may submit a document to the CSAIL Technical Report Series. Each document will receive a technical ...
r9 - 07 Jun 2010 - 14:14 by MeganRiley
PrivacyOnCopiers
Hard disks on all 10 copiers are being cleaned nightly, at 3am or 4am. Also, all data is removed before the old hard disk is replaced. We will make sure that no data ...
Laptop
Loaner Laptops For available configurations, please see https://tig.csail.mit.edu/mrbsequipment/equipment_desc.html (or, from the Equipment Booking page, click ...
AuthUserFile
Auth User File (From the Apache documentation) The AuthUserFile directive sets the name of a textual file containing the list of users and passwords for user ...
EditingListArchives
Editing List Archives In the event that undesirable messages (spam or other off topic mail) get through to your list and are added to the web visible list archive ...
ClusterScripts
Community Cluster Software Have some scripts for managing your jobs or a cluster application other people might like? Post it here. Either attach a tar.gz file or ...
ClusterTopics
Topics * Cluster Overview * Using The Queuing System If you want to use the cluster read this one * Community Software got a cool cluster app other people ...
VoiceOverIP
Voice Over IP (VOIP) at CSAIL TIG has been working with IS T since the spring semester during their pilot programs for moving the campus over from ISDN phone service ...
VOIP
VOIP Pilot at CSAIL The Infrastructure Group has been involved for over a year in a pilot rollout of a voice over IP (VOIP) initiative that is headed by MIT IS T. ...
HiveHardware
Cluster Hardware Architecture The current architecture specification calls for multi core 64bit CPUs with 4G of memory per CPU core. Local disk space requirements ...
CondorQueuing
Queuing The queuing system is the highest level feature of our cluster plans and the level at which users will interact with the cluster. Condor is a very mature queuing ...
CondorSubmitVariables
A partial listing of available substitutions for Condor submit files. "$" indicates the value is associated with the job "$$" indicate it is associated with the executing ...
XenVirtualization
Virtualization currently in production, Jan '07 The TIG maintained cluster resources will be hosted as Xen virtual hosts. Virtualizing compute resources is a somewhat ...
InstallingOpenAFS
System Requirements for AFS * You must be running Microsoft Windows XP; mail us if you need installation media. * You should have MIT Kerberos for Windows 2 ...
IntroToKerberosAndAFS
An introduction to Kerberos and AFS In just about any enterprise computing environment, there are common needs that all users have. Among these needs are authentication ...
WebRss
Foswiki's TIG web /view/TIG The web for users, groups and offices. TWiki is a Web Based Collaboration Platform for the Corporate World.
WebIndex
See also the faster WebTopicList
WebTopicList
See also the verbose WebIndex.
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Topic revision: 16 Aug 2001, PeterThoeny
 

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