• The program that you have to open to set up an account on Pippin is Workgroup Manager. This software is located on all the student machines at Application/Utilities/Workgroup Manager.

  • A copy of this program can be placed on non student Macintosh machines in the application folder.
  • only administrators on PIppin can use this program
  • supply the folowing information Address : pippin User Name : admin Password : *****
  • The following information is needed to create an account userid of student (it can be the full userid as issue by the university i.e. more than 8 characters) and the student # and the course that they will be taking.
  • click on New User + icon
  • fill in Name with student full userid name
  • check for next avaiable User ID as defined in UidNotes using scroll bar and replace current number
  • Do Not change Short Names
  • Fill in next 2 areas
  • Click on the Advance Tab
  • Set Login Shell /bin/tcsh all other areas are default
  • Click on Groups Tab
  • Click on the + button
  • Double click on the course number
  • Click on the Home Tab
  • Select the home directory for this student afp://pippin.cs.uwaterloo.ca
  • Click on the Create Home Now button
  • Click on the Save button
  • Either close the Workgroup Manager Window with the red button in the top left or quit the porgram. There only should be one active copy open at any one time.

-- ArthurHills - 12 Apr 2005

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