HEP Linux Account Registration

To obtain a HEP Linux account please ask your supervisor or (for new staff members) line manager to submit the following information to our Helpdesk (helpdesk@hepREMOVETHIS.ph.liv.ac.uk)
*=mandatory Notes
*Full name eg Joe Bloggs
Request username Default username is first initial+family name eg jbloggs, but you can request something else
*MWS username Where possible please provide the MWS username if known (this is mandatory for SSH access)
*Contact Email Email address for the user where they can be contacted in case of any problems
Contact Phone Phone number for the user where they can be contacted in case of any problems
*Supervisor Name Supervisor/Line manager's name
*Start Date Date when the account should be activated
*End Date Date when the account (including user data) should be closed
*Experiment Any affiliated experiments or projects, eg ATLAS, LIVDAT
Location Expected location of the user eg 4th floor open area, office number or CERN
Special requirements Any software packages or computing equipment required other than standard desktop and Linux tools
If the new user has a personal laptop they wish to use on the network they should send the MAC address of the wired ethernet port to helpdesk.

A one page guide to the HEP Linux service is attached to this page, please read this before using the service. A Linux command line cheat sheet is also attached to help get you started if you've never used Linux before.

HEP Linux accounts are subject to standard University of Liverpool regulations on IT usage. See http://www.liv.ac.uk/csd/regulations/. Any abuse of HEP computer systems or networks will lead to immediate suspension of the account.

Supervisors will be contacted on the end date about whether the account should be closed. They should move any data that is still needed to another account within one month.
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
linux-command-line.pdfpdf linux-command-line.pdf manage 58 K 01 Sep 2014 - 10:14 JohnBland Linux command line cheat sheet
onepageguide.pdfpdf onepageguide.pdf manage 33 K 28 Sep 2021 - 09:50 JohnBland One Page Guide to HEP Linux systems
Topic revision: r18 - 24 Aug 2023, RobertFay
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