Duo for SSH to Linux Servers (Onyen Restricted)
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How to Secure Linux
Description: This document is intended to provide basic and mid-level tips for securing your Linux system. These tips are designed to apply to most Linux distributions however you may need to consult with help documentation for your particular distribution if some of the commands do not work for you. General Principles Use a strong password (mix numbers, capital letters, and symbols) with length of eight […]
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Setting up Environment and Invoking Cambridge Structural Database on Killdevil via UNIX Desktop (SGI, SUN, Linux, etc.)
Description: Setting up Environment and Invoking Cambridge Structural Database on Killdevil via UNIX Desktop (SGI, SUN, Linux, etc.) Note: You must be a “tcsh” or “csh” user to benefit from the full functionality of this package. Before accessing Cambridge Structural Database from UNIX machines, the following steps should be done. If you have already setup for […]
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UNC Linux Guides
Description: Introduction There are many distributions and flavors of Linux available today, which can sometimes make it hard to find client software for a particular platform. However, many of the IT services on campus can be used within a Linux environment if a person is willing to invest time on installation and configuration. The guides below […]
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Installing Linux
Description: Introduction This document attempts to explain how to install RedHat Linux 7.2 on a workstation over the UNC Campus network while keeping security in mind. It is meant for novice Linux users who know some basic commands and can edit files, compile software, etc. This is meant to be a reference guide to help the […]
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UNIX/Linux: Getting Started
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Some UNIX History How Things Work Logging In Interacting with the Shell Managing Files and Directories (Common UNIX Commands) Getting Help (The UNIX man pages) Creating and Editing Files Logging out Additional Information Introduction This document helps new or novice users of the UNIX or Linux operating systems do some common […]
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Creating a Linux Image in the VCL
Description: Create a Linux Image 1. Select “Manage Images“. If you don’t see this option please email research@unc.edu and this feature will be enabled in your VCL account. NOTE: If you have not created any images before, you will see the message “You don’t have access to manage any images“. In this case, select “Reservations“, click […]
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Mathematical and Statistical Application – Mathematica – Installation – Linux network licenses
Description: Using the license servers of UNC If you plan to install Mathematica on a workstation or Linux server on the UNC-CH campus, we strongly recommend that you use the license server of Research Computing to get licenses to run Mathematica. As long as your Linux server is on the UNC-CH network, you can use this […]
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OpenAFS Client Installation Guide for Linux Systems
Description: Prerequisites Install the its-openafs-release rpm that grants access to ITS’s openafs yum repository, and the epel-release rpm that grants access to EPEL‘s dkms package: Red Hat 7: % sudo yum install http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm % sudo yum install http://its2.unc.edu/dci_components/shared_apps/packages/repository/its-openafs-release/its-openafs-release-1/its-openafs-release-1-2.el7.x86_64.rpm Red Hat 6: % sudo yum install http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm % sudo yum install http://its2.unc.edu/dci_components/shared_apps/packages/repository/its-openafs-release/its-openafs-release-1/its-openafs-release-1-2.el6.x86_64.rpm Red Hat 5: % cd /tmp % sudo wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm % sudo yum localinstall epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm […]
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How to Secure a RedHat Linux System
Description: Getting Started Once you have installed Linux and logged in successfully for the first time you will want to immediately register your system with RedHat so that you can get free software updates. This is essential to maintaining a secure and stable system. You should check for updates often to make sure that you are up-to-date […]
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