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 These pages have information on the computing services and [[compute_resources|resources]] provided by the UVA Computer Science Department. There are also answers to the most common issues you may experience. These pages have information on the computing services and [[compute_resources|resources]] provided by the UVA Computer Science Department. There are also answers to the most common issues you may experience.
  
-When you start at UVA, you get a userid (something like "//​abc1de//"​),​ which you use to access general UVA sites like Collab or Netbadge systems. When you get a CS Dept. account, you will have an identical userid ("//​abc1de//"​),​ //but a different password than the one you use for general UVA systems//. **When the CS account is created for you, you are sent an email with a temporary password that needs to be changed upon first login.** See //New Account Information//​ below.+When you start at UVA, you get a userid (something like "//​abc1de//"​),​ which you use to access general UVA sites like Collab or Netbadge systems. When you get a CS Dept. account, you will have an identical userid ("//​abc1de//"​),​ //but a different password than the one you use for general UVA systems//. **When the CS account is created for you, you are sent an email with a temporary password that needs to be changed upon first login.** See //Account Information//​ below.
  
 ==== Popular Information ==== ==== Popular Information ====
-**Reset your Computer Science Department account password:** Use the [[https://​www.cs.virginia.edu/​PasswordReset|Password Reset Tool]]+**Reset your Computer Science Department account password:** Use the [[https://​www.cs.virginia.edu/​PasswordReset|Password Reset Tool]] ​Note: new account users cannot use this reset tool until they change their temporary password. See //Account Information//​ below.
  
 **Most common Linux software is already available on our systems! There is no need to install it.** See [[Linux_Environment_Modules|Software Modules]] for more information. **Most common Linux software is already available on our systems! There is no need to install it.** See [[Linux_Environment_Modules|Software Modules]] for more information.
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 Welcome! ​ Your account for the Computer Science network has been created, and you have been emailed the account information.  ​ Welcome! ​ Your account for the Computer Science network has been created, and you have been emailed the account information.  ​
  
-This account is for logging into servers and desktops within the CS Dept. It is NOT for CS websites or general UVA systems like Collab or other general UVA systems. Even though your user id is the same as your NetBadge user id used for UVA systems, //your CS account password is only for CS Dept. systems//.+This account is for logging into servers and desktops within the CS Dept. It is NOT for CS websites or general UVA systems like Collab or other general UVA systems. Even though your user id is the same as your NetBadge user id used for UVA systems, //your CS account password is only for CS Dept. servers and desktop ​systems//.
  
-You have been issued a temporary password, so the first time you log in you will be asked to set a new password. The easiest ​way to change your temporary password is to open a “terminal” window on your laptop or desktop, and use //ssh// to //​portal.cs.virginia.edu//,​ for example “''//​ssh abc1de@portal.cs.virginia.edu//''​”. You will then be asked for a new password, which you should set to a password you typically use. You will then use this password to login to all CS network systems. See [[linux_ssh_access|Linux SSH Access]] for more information.+You have been issued a temporary password, so the first time you log in you will be asked to set a new password. The ONLY way to change your temporary password is to open a “terminal” window on your laptop or desktop, and use //ssh// to //​portal.cs.virginia.edu//,​ for example “''//​ssh abc1de@portal.cs.virginia.edu//''​”. You will then be asked for a new password, which you should set to a password you typically use. You will then use this password to login to all CS network systems. See [[linux_ssh_access|Linux SSH Access]] for more information. You cannot use the Password Reset tool link above to change your temporary password.
  
 Note: if you want to use a Linux remote desktop, (see: [[nx_lab|NX Linux Remote Desktop Sessions]]) you should FIRST login to //portal// to change your temporary password. The Linux remote desktop system will not let you login with that temporary password. Note: if you want to use a Linux remote desktop, (see: [[nx_lab|NX Linux Remote Desktop Sessions]]) you should FIRST login to //portal// to change your temporary password. The Linux remote desktop system will not let you login with that temporary password.
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 === General Information === === General Information ===
  
-  * [[https://​www.cs.virginia.edu/​PasswordReset|Password Reset Tool]] - Reset your CS account password+  * [[https://​www.cs.virginia.edu/​PasswordReset|Password Reset Tool]] - Reset your CS account password ​- this is NOT for your new account'​s temporary password.
   * [[storage_home_directories|Home Directory Access from PC/Mac]]   * [[storage_home_directories|Home Directory Access from PC/Mac]]
   * [[scanner_copier|Scanner/​Copier use]] - Instructions on scanning to your home directory   * [[scanner_copier|Scanner/​Copier use]] - Instructions on scanning to your home directory
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