How can I get a UCSD AD (Active Directory) account?
This should have been created for you when you were hired, or when you were admitted. Contact ACT for assistance via http://blink.ucsd.edu/sponsor/ACT/index.html
How can I get a UCSD Business Systems, aka Single Sign-on (SSO) account?
This should have been created for you when you were hired, or when you were admitted. See http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/reset
How can I get a CRBS LDAP account?
You can request a new CRBS SSO Account by following the instructions at http://confluence.crbs.ucsd.edu
How can I reset my UCSD AD, UCSD SSO and/or CRBS LDAP password?
You can reset your UCSD AD (Active Directory) password here.
You can reset your UCSD SSO (Single Sign-On) password here.
You can reset your CRBS LDAP password here.
Why do I need an Active Directory (AD) account/password?
- ACMS computer labs
- CRBS Microsoft Windows workstations (some, not all)
- Departmental Exchange servers
- E-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org accounts, not email@example.com accounts )
- Encrypted Wi-Fi (WPA2-E/ UCSD-PROTECTED)
- Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Why do I need a Single Sign-On (SSO) account/password?
- time sheets, marketplace.ucsd.edu, and other things that deal with financial things or personal records
Why do I need a CRBS LDAP account/password?
- Linux workstations (most)
- Samba access to data (coming soon)
- Subversion (SVN) access for https://svn.crbs.ucsd.edu repositories
- The confluence wiki
- The JIRA problem reporting/tracking system
- The Bamboo automated software build system
- The Crucible/Fisheye webapps for software version control access and software change review facilitation
How can I tie a new application I'm developing into UCSD AD and/or CRBS LDAP system?
- Java API
- SOAP interface
What is Crowd (aka CRBS SSO)? How does it compare to UCSD AD and CRBS LDAP?
Crowd is an application that can talk to multiple username/password databases, including Active Directory, LDAP, it's own internal directories, etc.
Crowd allows an application to use multiple user databases for authentication.
Crowd can be configured so that applications using if for authentication use a particular database, or multiple databases in a particular order of precedence.
Crowd can turn your CRBS LDAP login, or your UCSD AD login, into an OpenID login.
CROWD - a Single Sign-on (SSO) application that speaks AD, LDAP, OpenID, etc.
Where can I currently authenticate using my CRBS Single Sign-On (SSO) credentials?
Automated software build testing and deployment
Code Review Tool
Centralized, single sign-on account management tool.
Concurrent Version System (CVS) source control server
Software Repository Viewer
Support Request System
Some Linux workstations and server
Linux workstations and servers that have been configured to use CRBS SSO, specifically LDAP, for authentication
NCMIR Samba shares mounted via firstsun.ucsd.edu
Subversion source control server