Manage Classified Accounts

These menus allow management of classified accounts and their associated computing resources. Select a menu to view its descriptive information.

Add SCF Computing Resource Account

The request is typically for you, but you may request an account for another individual as their Project Leader, Line Management, or Computer Coordinator. After specifying the Request Organization and selecting the Item Type (i.e., computing resource or bank), the IdM System will prompt for the Resource Name and Shell (if a computing resource is requested). Form fields are described below.

Request is For

Requests are typically for yourself, but you may request an account for another individual as their Project Leader, Line Management, or Computer Coordinator.

OUN

The OUN of the individual for whom the account is requested.

Username

The LC username of the individual for whom the account is requested. For users with more than one LC username, input the LC username for which the request applies. If this is the very first account request for this specific username, you will be prompted for the following information:

  • Username Organization: The organization selected is used as the default Request Organization for all future requests and is typically the organization requiring the account for specific work. This default value may be overridden at any time by selecting a different Request Organization from the pull-down menu.
  • Username Point of Contact (POC) OUN: The OUN selected is used as the default LLNL POC OUN for all future resource requests and is typically your Project Leader, Line Management, or Computer Coordinator. This default value may be overridden at any time by entering a different OUN. Do not put your own OUN in this field.
  • Preferred Shell: The shell selected will be used as the default shell for all future resource requests. This default value may be overridden at any time by selecting a different shell from the pull-down menu. Default shell is tcsh. Because the default shell is -Select-, you must select a valid shell.
  • SCF Email: This field is auto-populated with your LC username and the name of the POP email server on the SCF. Although this field can be edited, it is typically left as is.

Request Organization

The organization that has authorized and will be approving this request. Typically, the Request Organization is your project, matrix, or line organization requiring the account for specific work.

Item Type

Select a (computing) Resource.

  • Resource Name: Select a computing resource (i.e., an HPC or storage system) from the pull-down menu. If you are uncertain which resource name to select, please contact your Project Leader, Line Management, or Computer Coordinator for assistance.
  • Shell: Select from a pull-down list of supported shells on the selected computing resource. By default, your preferred shell is automatically selected. This default choice may be overridden by selecting a different shell from the list.
  • LLNL Point of Contact (POC) OUN:  If you are an off-site collaborator, this is the OUN of your LLNL sponsor. If you are on-site, this is typically the OUN of your Project Leader, Line Management, or Computer Coordinator. Do not put your own OUN in this field.

 Add Item To Request (button) 

After choosing an Item Type (i.e., computing resource or bank) above, select this button to add the item to your "shopping cart" for this request. You may repeat the above series of steps to add multiple Item Types (i.e., computing resources and/or banks) to this single request. Select the Clear button to restart your Item Type selections. Select the checkbox(es) to the left of the item(s) in your shopping cart and select the Remove Selected Item(s) From Request button to remove these items from your shopping cart.

 User Comments 

Provide any additional information that may assist in the processing of your request. All comments entered are maintained and visible for the duration of this request and are recorded within the audit logs of the IdM System upon approval or rejection of this request.

 S ubmit (button) 

After you have completed your resource selections, select the Submit button to enter your request into the IdM System. You will immediately receive an email confirmation containing the details of your request. To abandon this entire request, simply select the Cancel button. Your request will be discarded and you will be returned to the IdM main menu.

Policies and Procedures

When you submit your very first resource request, you are required to review and agree to Livermore Computing’s Policies and Procedures (P&P).  You will receive an email from lc-idm@llnl.gov requesting you to log in, read, and agree to the LC P&P. If you concur, select the Agree button and your request will proceed. If you disagree, select the Disagree button and your request will be discarded.

Update SCF Computing Resource Account Attributes

Change the attributes for your own existing LC account. Select which LC account name you wish to modify using the pull-down menu. Choose the Resource Name. Once selected, change your current Shell and/or change your LLNL POC OUN for that resource, then select Add Item to Request. Repeat this operation for all subsequent LC accounts and/or resources you wish to modify. If an entry in the requested resources list box was erroneously added, choose the box next to the Resource Name(s) and select Remove Selected Item(s) From Request. Specifics regarding the requested account attribute updates can be optionally added in the Request Comments text box. Form fields are described below.

Username

The LC username associated with the account to be updated. Select the username from the pull-down menu.

Resource Name

Select the computing resource (i.e., an HPC or storage system) from the pull-down menu.

Shell

Select the desired shell from the pull-down list of supported shells on the selected computing resource. By default, your current shell is automatically selected. This default choice may be overridden by selecting a different shell from the list.

LLNL Point of Contact (POC) OUN

By default, your current POC will be automatically entered. If you are an off-site collaborator, this is the OUN of your LLNL sponsor. If you are on-site, this is typically the OUN of your Project Leader, Line Management, or Computer Coordinator. Do not put your own OUN in this field.

Add Item To Request (button)

After completing your changes, select this button to add the changes to your "shopping cart" for this request. Repeat the above series of steps to add multiple computing resources to this single request. Select the Clear button to restart your selections. Select the checkbox(es) to the left of the item(s) in your shopping cart and select the Remove Selected Item(s) From Request button to remove these items from your shopping cart.

User Comments

Provide any additional information that may assist in the processing of your request. All comments entered are maintained and visible for the duration of this request and are recorded within the audit logs of the IdM System upon approval or rejection of this request.

Submit (button)

After you have completed your selections, select the Submit button to enter your request into the IdM System. You will immediately receive an email confirmation containing the details of your request. To abandon this entire request, simply select the Cancel button. Your request will be discarded and you will be returned to the IdM main menu.

Remove SCF Computing Resource Account

Delete your user account (or that of another individual) on any SCF machine. (Note: Use this menu option to remove a single resource.) After specifying the username and selecting the resource account(s) to be removed (Add Item to Request), click Submit to finalize the resource account removal. You may also add comments in the Request Comments text box detailing the need for this account removal. Form fields are described below.

Request is For

Requests are typically for yourself, but you may request that an account be removed for another individual as their Project Leader, Line Management, or Computer Coordinator.

OUN

The OUN of the individual whose account is to be removed.

Username

The LC username of the account to be updated. Select the username from the pull-down menu.

Resource Name

On the pull-down menu, select the computing resource (i.e., an HPC or storage system) to which access will be removed.

Add Item To Request (button)

After completing your changes, select this button to add the changes to your "shopping cart" for this request. You may repeat the above series of steps to add multiple computing resources to this single request. Select the Clear button to restart your selections. Select the checkbox(es) to the left of the item(s) in your shopping cart and select the Remove Selected Item(s) From Request button to remove these items from your shopping cart.

User Comments

Provide any additional information that may assist in the processing of your request. All comments entered are maintained and visible for the duration of this request and are recorded within the audit logs of the IdM System upon approval or rejection of this request.

Submit (button)

After you have completed your selections, select the Submit button to enter your request into the IdM System. You will immediately receive an email confirmation containing the details of your request. To abandon this request, simply select the Cancel button. Your request will be discarded and you will be returned to the IdM main menu.

Update SCF LC Username Attributes

Select your username from the pull-down menu. Fields with your username attributes are populated with their current values. Select a new approving organization and/or username POC OUN and/or preferred shell. Once complete, select the Launch button to submit your request. Form fields are described below.

Username

The LC username of the account to be updated. Select the username from the pull-down menu.

Username Organization

The organization selected is used as the default Request Organization for all future requests and is typically the organization requiring the account for specific work. This default value may be overridden at any time by selecting a different Request Organization from the pull-down menu.

LLNL Point of Contact (POC) OUN

By default, the OUN of your current POC will be automatically entered. If you are an off-site collaborator, this is the OUN of your LLNL sponsor. If you are on-site, this is typically the OUN of your Project Leader, Line Management, or Computer Coordinator. Do not put your own OUN in this field.

Preferred Shell

Select from the pull-down list of supported shells. By default, your current preferred shell is automatically selected. This default shell may be overridden by selecting a different shell from the list.

Launch (button)

After you have completed your selections, select the Launch button to enter your request into the IdM System. You will immediately receive an email confirmation containing the details of your request. To abandon this request, simply select the Cancel button. Your request will be discarded and you will be returned to the IdM main menu.

Delete SCF (Classified) LC Username

Delete an LC username, either immediately or on a specific date. Deleting a username will also delete all resources associated with that username. You must either choose for your global home directory and storage data to be destroyed or specify to whom ownership of the data should be transferred. If any of the resources associated with that username have a local (non-global) home directory, you must also choose for your local home directory to be destroyed or specify to whom ownership of the data should be transferred. Form fields are described below.

Effective Date

Select Immediate to delete this LC username immediately, or select Other to identify a future date for deletion. Other is typically used when it is known that an individual's LC username will no longer be required (e.g., after completion of a project or at the end of a temporary position as a summer student).

Request is For

Requests are typically for yourself, but you may request a username deletion for another individual as their Project Leader, Line Management, or Computer Coordinator.

OUN

The OUN of the individual whose LC username is to be deleted.

Username

The LC username of the account to be deleted. Select the username from the pull-down menu.

Global Home Directory

Select Transfer Ownership to Another User if your home directory files are to be retained, or Destroy All if all of these files can be discarded.

Storage Ownership

Select  Transfer Ownership to Another User  if your st orage-resource files are to be retained, Destroy All if all of these files can be discarded,  or See Comments for disposition for detailed instructions on how to dispose or retain these files. 

User Comments

Provide any additional information that may assist in the processing of your request. All comments entered are maintained and visible for the duration of this request and are recorded within the audit logs of the IdM System upon approval or rejection of this request.

Submit (button)

After you have completed your selections above, select the Submit button to enter your request into the IdM System. You will immediately receive an email confirmation containing the details of your request. To abandon this request, simply select the Cancel button. Your request will be discarded and you will be returned to the IdM main menu.