Ask Larry to find an office for the student. Try to avoid offices without a window.
Larry will also get an ID badge for the student. Make sure they get a key that works for their office.
Ask Larry to create a basic computer account for the student. He will need a project account to charge it to.
We have several computers the students can use, including butterfly.isi.edu and juve.isi.edu.
The computer should have the latest CentOS, with a recent Condor and the latest Pegasus release.
Install iptables and open port 22, install fail2ban, and disable passwords via ssh.
Make sure the computer is mounting the ISI NFS home directories properly, and configure it to use the ISI NIS and ISI NTP servers.
Give the student sudo privileges on the machine.
Subscribe the student to the group email list, email@example.com. The files are in: /nfs/asd2/pegasus/mailing-lists
Give the student write access to Confluence via Crowd.
NSF has a new requirement that all students (undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral) must have had training in Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) before being supported (i.e., paid) by NSF.
An online RCR certification system has been set up for this purpose. It is found here:
Please note the following requirements as they apply to all VSoE students:
List of papers to read:
Optional grid papers:
Action should have sent an email about the student's account along with a username and temporary password.
Open a terminal for the student and have them telnet to darkstar.isi.edu. Change their password with:
Action always creates the accounts with ntcsh, but that doesn't work properly on any of our machines. Have the student change their shell to bash with:
Have the student set up their email client to access their ISI account, or create a .forward file.
Help the students set up their ssh keys so that they can log on to ISI machines from their laptops / home computers
ssh-keygen -t dsa
Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase): ******** Enter same passphrase again: ******** Your identification has been saved in /nfs/asd2/username/.ssh/id_dsa. Your public key has been saved in /nfs/asd2/username/.ssh/id_dsa.pub. The key fingerprint is: 14:f9:31:1a:2d:e0:11:86:cd:3a:3d:9f:35:73:24:8c user isi key 93.340u 0.070s 4:55.37 31.6% 0+0k 0+0io 363pf+0w