wiki:LsstAccountsFaq
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LSST Accounts FAQ

To create an account, follow the procedure in Section Account Setup Process. All accounts are restricted to LSST collaborators; some are restricted to more limited groups. Some Trac resources, such as the Trac Wiki, are available without access authorization.

Account list:

EA UML

  • Gatekeeper: Iain Goodenow
  • What: gives you access to the UML model for LSST Data Management.
  • Why: satisfy your interest in getting the big picture about the LSST DM project.
  • Who: Everyone. Required by LSST DM developers.

Trac

  • Gatekeeper: Iain Goodenow
  • What: The account will permit you to create/edit the wiki as well as create/review tickets
  • Why: To contribute to the project, you will need this!
  • Who: Everyone. Required by LSST DM developers.

Docushare

  • Gatekeeper: Iain Goodenow
  • What: access to the archive of sanctified documents. Unlike Trac's wiki, these documents are not user modified.
  • Why: satisfy your interest in getting detailed documentation on science goals, development goals, and even calendar info.
  • Who: Everyone.

Mail List

  • Gatekeeper: Iain Goodenow
  • What: Membership to various mailing-lists.
  • Why: Stay in the know.
  • Who: Everyone. Different users will want to subscribe to diverse lists. Ask Iain for a run down of all the available mailing-lists

Subversion

  • Gatekeeper: Iain Goodenow
  • What: Access to the subversion repository hosted on svn.lsstcorp.org
  • Why: Allows you to make changes to the code repository. If you just want to browse, you can use the public Browse Source feature of Trac
  • Who: Developers - general

Git

  • Gatekeeper: Iain Goodenow
  • What: Access to the git repository hosted on git.lsstcorp.org
  • Why: Allows you to make changes to the code repository. If you just want to browse, you can use the public Browse Source feature of cgit
  • Who: Developers - general

MySQL

  • Gatekeeper: Jacek Becla, Kian-Tat Lim, or lsst-admin at ncsa.uiuc.edu
  • What: Access to the database hosted at NCSA.
  • Why: For testing database persistence/retrieval you may need to setup or inspect the database manually
  • Who: Developers - persistence

NCSA Cluster

  • Gatekeeper: lsst-admin at ncsa.illinois.edu
  • What: Access to the NCSA cluster
  • Why: For testing pipelines and pipeline components, you will need access to the cluster.
  • Who: Developers - pipeline

EA SysML

  • Gatekeeper: Iain Goodenow
  • What: gives you access to the SysML model for the LSST project requirements.
  • Why: satisfy your interest in getting the big picture about the LSST project.
  • Who: LSST system engineering staff.

Account Setup Process

  • Email the gatekeeper with the following information:
    • First and last name
    • Email
    • Phone number
    • Supervisor's name
    • Preferred user name
    • List all systems to which you need access.
  • Git & NCSA Cluster accounts require you to also email at least one public ssh key.
  • The gatekeeper will create the necessary accounts or s/he will forward the request to the appropriate person.
  • The gatekeeper will return an email with the access information for your new accounts.

Gatekeepers

The primary gatekeeper for most LSST login accounts is Iain Goodenow. His contact details are:

  • igoodenow _ at _ lsst.org
  • 520.318.8385