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Remote MicroBooNE Shifts

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Official links

 

Prep

Before your first shift, make sure you know the account name and password for your:

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  Note that the account names and passwords for these accounts do not have to be the same, nor do they have anything to do with your Nevis account names or passwords.
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  • lexington;
  • bowser.
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The mouse, keyboard, and screens are linked via synergy, so you can use the keyboard and mouse in front of peach to control all the boxes, You can move mouse freely between all four screens.

Excalibur and peach each have speakers, a web camera, and a microphone. The other do not.

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Excalibur and peach each have speakers, a web camera, and a microphone. The others do not.
 

Set up

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  Login using the ubooneshift account, which shows up as "MicroBooNE remote shift" on the login screen. The password is the same as the MicroBooNE DocDB password (you're very excited about the LAr TPC).
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Start a terminal session on all four systems (there's a terminal icon in the menu bar for the Linux systems, in the dock for peach).

Once you've logged into all four systems, run Synergy on the Mac. It's in the dock at the bottom, with the icon that looks two arrows in a circle. That will link all the screens to =peach='s mouse and keyboard.

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Start a terminal session on all four systems (there's a terminal icon in the menu bar for the Linux systems, and in the dock for peach).
 
FNAL Authentication
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Next, do the following on the Linux systems:
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Next, do the following on the Linux systems (excalibur, lexington, bowser):
 
Make a VPN connection to FNAL
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  You'll probably have to enter your FNAL service account name and password to access the electronic logbook.
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Windows remote desktop

Where the FNAL shift instructions mention "Remmina", we use xfreerdp on the Linux systems instead. In the terminal window on a Linux system, type that command followed by the name of the Windows machine to which you're connecting; e.g.,:

xfreerdp ppd-ifix2.fnal.gov &
 
Mandatory social fun

You are required (seriously) to join a Google hangout while you're on shift. One of the browser tabs on lexington should be open to http://plus.google.com, but it may be you'll have to login to the MicroBooNE shift account:

Account name: ubooneshift

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Password: the DocDB password typed twice
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Password: the DocDB password typed twice, no spaces
  Then click on the tiny quotation-mark icon on the upper right to see the Google hangouts available. Click on the MicroBooNE shift conversation.
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  ROC West: 1-630-840-6967
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