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Student Account Information

SEASnet STUDENT ACCOUNT

  • You can create a new SEASnet Student Account at www.seas.ucla.edu/acctapp.
  • You can only change your password from an ssh session on the SEASnet linux servers. This can be done in the SEASnet labs: undergraduate students should double-click on “ssh ugrad” icon and login, then enter the command passwd; graduate students should double-click on “ssh grad” icon and login, then enter the command passwd.  Or you can connect to the SEASnet linux servers from your home (provided you are connected to the campus VPN server) or from a personal machine on the campus network and then run the command passwd.
  • You will need to wait 5-10 minutes before trying to log back in with your new password.

LIFETIME EMAIL SERVICE: www.seasnet.ucla.edu/lifetime-email-account

BOELTER HALL LAB LOCATIONS

  • ROOMS: 2664 BH, 4404 BH,  4405 BH,  4442 BH
  • Your account can be REVOKED for violating SEASnet policies, including SHARING YOUR ACCOUNT and bringing FOOD OR DRINK INTO THE LAB
  • Lab usage is STRICTLY FOR COURSE WORK

LAB HOURS

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  • Details of lab hours: www.seasnet.ucla.edu/seasnet-computer-labs
    • Spring break, summer vacation, and in between quarters: labs are open 9am – 5pm and closed on weekends; labs will be closed on University holidays

SOFTWARE

REMOTE ACCESS: LINUX SERVERS

  • You can use a SSH program from your computer to connect to SEASnet server
    • Undergraduate students should login to the server cluster ugrad.seas.ucla.edu
    • Graduate students should login to the server cluster grad.seas.ucla.edu
    • Connecting to the SEASnet linux servers requires you be on the campus network – to connect from home first establish a UCLA VPN session

WINDOWS/MAC REMOTE ACCESS: TERMINAL SERVERS

PRINTING

  • New SEASnet accounts comes with 10 pages of black and white printing free; thereafter, your UCLA BAR account will be billed weekly for any additional printing. Printing costs are listed on the SEASnet lab printers.
  • Two color printers (crayola and crayola2) are available at the SEASnet help desk (2664BH).
  • To print from the Lab PC’s, make sure that you have selected the correct printer: select the program Menu bar and then File –> Print (select the room’s printer)
  • To print from UNIX: lpr –P<printer name> <filename(s)>.    For example: lpr –Ppr2664-2 homework1.ps
  • Printing double-sided pages: www.seasnet.ucla.edu/how-to-print-double-sided
  • The command pqi (paper quota info) in UNIX will tell you how many pages you have printed that have yet to be billed to your BAR account.

WINDOWS LAB ENVIRONMENT FAQ

  • Before you logon, make sure you select the SEASLAB domain and not the local machine.
  • Some applications like Matlab or COMSOL are restricted to course work only and must be activated by your instructor or TA.
  • Save all your work on the [Z:] drive ONLY. This is the same as your Linux home directory. Note that Windows directories: Application Data, Desktop, Documents, Downloads and some Windows specific folders (such as the recycling bin) storage resides in your Linux home directory. The storage space for your account has a limit of 1.5GB. We have provided a small buffer; however, you will experience problems if you ignore your storage balance and hit the hard limit. SEASnet sends out daily emails to users exceeding their disk quotas.
  • You can customize your Windows environment by adding shortcuts, changing backgrounds, etc. Your customization will be saved in your personal profile and restored the next time you logon.
  • ALWAYS logoff from your account when you are done by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL and clicking Log Off.

LINUX LAB ENVIRONMENT FAQ

  • Undergraduate students should login to the server cluster ugrad.seas.ucla.edu
  • Graduate students should login to the server cluster grad.seas.ucla.edu
  • If you have questions about anything in Linux, try the online manuals by typing man <command> or man –k <keyword>
  • ALWAYS logout from your account when you are done by typing logout or exit
  • Some basic Linux commands can be found at: www.seasnet.ucla.edu/how-to-use-basic-unix-commands

 QUESTIONS and HELP

  • Help is never too far away because there are many resources available to you [Email:  help@seas.ucla.edu; Website: http://www.seasnet.ucla.edu; Phone: 310-206-6864; Room: 2684 BH  (Mon – Fri: 8am – noon, 1pm – 4:30pm)]
  • Lab Consultants are located in 2684BH (phone # 310-267-5154) and available whenever labs are open
  • If you suspect your account has been compromised, change your password immediately and then contact the SEASnet Help Desk

SEASnet USER AGREEMENT: www.seasnet.ucla.edu/user-account-policy

CHECK YOUR OFFICIAL UCLA EMAIL FOR INFORMATION FROM SEASnet AND YOUR INSTRUCTORS