Getting an Account
To get started with a UMIACS account, fill out the form at https://intranet.umiacs.umd.edu/intranet/accountRequest/form.htm. This will establish your email account, web site, and ftp site. It will also establish an account on the UMIACS Open Lab.
To get access to additional facilities, like our clusters or our Windows-based Workstations
Logging into your Open Lab Account
You may log into your Open Lab account by using the Secure Shell (ssh) to connect to openlab.umiacs.umd.edu. You may access your files on the UNIX Openlab systems by using a secure file transfer protocol (sftp) client from any remote host. Ssh and sftp typically available on most modern UNIX systems, and version for Windows and MacOSX are available to members of the UMIACS community. An online java-based client that is suitable for use with most web browsers is available online at https://intranet.umiacs.umd.edu/intranet/ssh.
Managing your Account
You should change your password using the `passwd` command, and you can manage your account information through the web form at https://intranet.umiacs.umd.edu/chinfo/.
Printing and Copying
You can print to any UMIACS printer using the line printer daemon commands. Publicly accessible printers are available in AVW 3142, AVW 4462, and BSB XXXX. Copiers are available in AVW 2126 and AVW 44XX.
The openlab provides a variety of software for administrative and scientific computing. Operating system