Getting an account on linux-lab

All coursework will be done on or using the systems. It is your responsibility to get an account on these systems prior to the start of the class.

In order to get an account on, you need to:

  • go to
  • Sign in (upper right)
  • select 'Services' from the gray navigation bar
  • select 'Computer Science Department Support' from the categories
  • select 'Computer Science Account Requests'
  • select 'Contact CS Dept' on the right
  • fill in the request

Access to is via ssh(1), using a load balancing mechanism that will drop you into any one of a handful of systems. As noted on the course website, you are expected to be familiar with operating in this environment.

[Course Website]