Non Registrar-Sponsored Accounts

Files under the directory
/software/accounts-master/data/sponsors/ but outside of the directory
/software/accounts-master/data/sponsors/REGISTRAR/ are maintained strictly manually.

Unlike Registrar Sponsored Accounts there is no automatic population of files with information about users matching certain class characteristics.

At least for now. Nothing absolutely precludes the creation of some other mechanism to automatically or semi-automatically populate portions of this heirarchy.

-- AdrianPepper - 12 Mar 2010


Directory/File NamePurpose
Research/ files under Research correspond to an individual researcher or research group. Here resources, or extra resources, for users specifically affiliated with particular researchers can be sponsored. These might be extra disk space (or theoretically printing) for a grad student, or entire accounts for associated or visiting researchers.
CSCF/ files under CSCF facilitate the computing facility
CSCF/admin administrative assistant staff, and many mailing lists
CSCF/consulting this is the MC3017 consultants
CSCF/taskgroups mailing aliases for task-groups
CSCF/technicians CSCF technical staff
CLASSES/ files under ClASSES allocate resources for instructors and instructional support staff
CLASSES/CA-cs accounts named after CS courses, e.g. cs100
CLASSES/CA-se accounts named after Software Engineering courses, e.g. se240
CLASSES/TA-cs CS TAs - Tutorial Assistants, not to be confused with Tutors
CLASSES/Tutors CS Tutors - usually co-op students
CLASSES/automatic/ directory for some conceptually automatically generated files; currently the result of processing Grad Office TA database to produce sponsorship info for TAs
CLASSES/ logical supplement to REGISTRAR/cs
CLASSES/instructors Resources for (generally non-faculty) instructors. For sessional instructors, a more appropriate place would be School/Sessionals-YYMM.
School/ files under School are for non-teaching resource requirements
School/Away-Personnel sponsors expiry period for personnel, to keep their account when they leave
School/CS.MathClubs Courtesy email aliases for Math Clubs, etc.
School/CS.Grads extra accounts and mail aliases for grads (not research, e.g. csgsa)
School/CS.UGrad extra accounts for undergrads (currently just csc)
School/Courtesy discretionary accounts for retired faculty, etc.
School/ICR a few accounts for Institute for Computer Research
School/Sessionals-YYMM sessional instructors for term YYMM
School/cs.admin Things which don't fit anywhere else
School/dean.admin CS resources needed by the DOM office
School/se.admin Software Engineering administration and also mail aliases
School/special_events Special Events such as CS days and ACM contests
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