Cascina EGO-Virgo accounts

Account Types

There are three types of accounts at Cascina, which are all described below.

Please note that these account types are not inter-dependent, so changing the password for one will not change the passwords for the other accounts.

Active Directory accounts are used to:
  • for all users:
  • for Virgo users only:
    • log-in to the EGO Windows workstations;
    • log-in to the EGO wireless network.

Requesting and managing an Active Directory account
  • If you do not have an Active Directory account, please refer to the EGO User Profile page, which provides all of the required information


2 - LINUX accounts

LINUX accounts are used to:
  • establish a single desktop session via Thinlinc on the workstation clusters pointing to these front-ends:
    • farmn.virgo.infn.it for the farmnXX.virgo.infn.it nodes;
    • ctrl.virgo.infn.it for the ctrlXX.virgo.infn.it nodes.
  • access the command line via SSH of each of the following nodes:
    • the nodes in the range farmn1.virgo.infn.it to farmn13.virgo.infn.it;
    • the olserver nodes;
    • and the ctrl nodes.
Requesting and managing a LINUX account

A LINUX account can be requested by sending an e-mail to service@ego-gw.it. Remember to add the e-mail address of your Collaboration Reference Person in CC to your e-mail. Please include the following information:
  • Forename;
  • Surname;
  • Institute e-mail address;
  • Institute name;
  • Collaboration to which you belong (Virgo, LSC, KAGRA);
  • The name of the Collaboration Reference Person, you add in CC to the e-mail.

3 - Working Area accounts

These are used to access the EGO-Virgo Working Area legacy software.

Requesting and managing a Working Area account

A Working Area account can be requested by sending an email to service@ego-gw.it.

Requesting further assistance

Further assistance, should it be required, can be requested by contacting the EGO IT Department at the following email address: service@ego-gw.it.

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