This short manual gives a (more or less) systematic overview of "how things work" in our group. This manual is relevant for all "rtsys group members", which includes employees and students advised by a group member (bachelor/master/study/diploma/doctoral theses).
Data Backup: Your home directory (rtsys account) is backed up daily. To save space on the backup drive, you should list parts that do not have to be backed up in
Incremental hourly Backups are sent via incremental zfs-snapshots from skew to the backup host timesink. Every night a daily snapshot is taken and kept for 10 days. This means that if you accidently deleted a file which is not in the daily snapshots, you would have at least one hour before it is lost. The Backup is auto-mounted under
There's some things you'll have to do as a new group member.
SSH: If you do not already have an SSH key, you should generate one to get access to some of the systems you'll be working with.
An SSH-Key is a key pair for use in asymmetric cryptosystems. It can be generated with the program
The filename prompt for the key can be skipped with return. The passphrase is a symmetric key that is used to encrypt your secret key; if you write something there, you have to enter that same password every time you use your key, e.g. when you log in with
And there's even more things you'll have to do if you are a new Mitarbeiter.
/home/biblio/bib/bibgen.pl on the aeon server.