Computer System User Guide

Terminology

Note: we use the term

Overview

This document shall contain information (or link to) on how to use the IRAM Spain computer system. This document is incomplete (maybe forever) but its contents shouldbe up-to-date.

Security

Computer to use

Please note that we distinguish between:

To connect to a server, you shold normally

You find a table of the computers we offer in ComputerToUse

Computer Accounts

I am working on specifying rules of using the IRAM computer equipment. I am planning to base it partly on rules worked out by CERN (https://security.web.cern.ch/security/rules/en/index.shtml) and in case of doubt please follow the spirit of the rules given there and/or contact me (WB).

File Access Policy

Software Available

Besides standard Debian we have also installed

Network

Wireless Local Area Network

Webservers and Wikis

Web Servers

We have the following web servers:

Wikis

Other Services

Access from Internet

You can access the iram.es network via our entry point enter.iram.es. We support

Please note: that we run a black-list software that might block access from a specific IP address after several login failures. Contact systemOperation@iram.es in case of problems

SSH

You can use sftp and tunnel to user system,

x2go - X11 remote desktop

x2go is a X-Window desktop server. You can connect via x2goclient to enter.iram.es . The x2goclient exists for Linux, MS-Windows, and MacOS, link.

FTP

See details https://gra-lx1.iram.es/mainWiki/AnonymousFtpUsage .

Own Cloud

based on owncloud (files local on iram.es), see IramEsCloudStorage

VPN (Virtual private network)

Users can connect to the iram.es network using a VPN. You can find more information and how to install it in the following link: OpenVPNSetup.

Issue Tracking

The computer group manages its activities via issue tracking systems. We currently have:

Note: local users can read the issues. If you want to have write access, contact systemOperation@iram.es

E-Mail System

E-Mails we receive (.iram.es) are "cleaned" by a software called Lavadora. You can check the e-mail filters they apply for you via https://puc.rediris.es/ .

We have a set of e-mail aliases defined:

Related wiki pages (need review):

Printers

Scanners

We have scanner in Granada and at the observatory connected to MS-Windows computers. Link https://gra-lx1.iram.es/mainWiki/ScanningSystem is out-of-date.


Page Info

SystemUG (last edited 2017-11-14 09:45:33 by fpierfed)