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''''All sections should be in their own subpage. Example: ["MemberManual/GettingStarted"].''''

= Getting started =

 * How to indicate that you would like to join HCoop.
 * We use AFS. ''''Required reading.''''
   * It's a bit different than standard UNIX file permissions. Allows for granular control of access, and ability to access your files from any machine that has an AFS/Kerberos client.
 * We use DomTool. ''''Required reading.''''
   * It is a fairly unique approach to sharing access to a machine. It facilitates email and web serving, provided that you have a domain.
||<25%>'''~+[:/MigrationGuide:Migration Guide]+~''' ||<1%> ||<74%> Steps for migrating from the old HCoop server to the new setup. New members may skip this. ||
||'''~+[:/GettingStarted:Getting Started]+~''' || || Things that new and current members must know about HCoop's setup. It is considered '''required reading''' before contacting HCoop administrators or filing support requests. ||
||'''~+[:/PayingDues:Paying Dues]+~''' || || How to pay dues to HCoop, and the consequences of falling behind in payment. ||
|| || || ||
|| ~+[:/ShellAccess:Shell Access]+~ || || How to log in to our machines, and a brief explanation of what our machines do. ||
|| ~+[:/GettingDomain:Getting a Domain]+~ || || How to buy yourself a domain name from a registrar and manage it at HCoop. ||
|| ~+[:/UsingDomtool:Using Domtool]+~ || || The bare minimum that you need to know concerning our use of DomTool. ||
|| ~+[:/ServingWebsites:Serving Websites]+~ || || How to serve your website(s). ||
|| ~+[:/Databases:Databases]+~ || || Using PostgreSQL and MySQL databases. ||
|| ~+[:/TransferringFiles:Transferring Files]+~ || || How to transfer files to and from your home directory, which is kept in AFS. ||
|| ~+[:/Email:Email]+~ || || How to receive and manage your email. ||
|| ~+[:/UsingJabber:Jabber]+~ || || How to use Jabber for instant messaging. ||
|| ~+[:/RunningUnattendedCommands:Running Unattended Commands]+~ || || In general, how to run unattended commands (such as custom daemons or commands called from cron scripts) from your AFS home directory. ||
|| ~+[:/UsingCron:Using cron]+~ || || How to use cron to run commands periodically. ||
|| ~+[:/VersionControl:Version Control]+~ || || How to use version control software to host code on HCoop servers. ||
|| || || ||
|| ~+[:/FAQ:Frequently-Asked Questions]+~ || || Answers to questions often asked about DomTool and our setup. ||

This is the HCoop Member Manual. It will tell you all you need to know about using HCoop services and participating in the co-op.

[:/MigrationGuide:Migration Guide]

Steps for migrating from the old HCoop server to the new setup. New members may skip this.

[:/GettingStarted:Getting Started]

Things that new and current members must know about HCoop's setup. It is considered required reading before contacting HCoop administrators or filing support requests.

[:/PayingDues:Paying Dues]

How to pay dues to HCoop, and the consequences of falling behind in payment.

[:/ShellAccess:Shell Access]

How to log in to our machines, and a brief explanation of what our machines do.

[:/GettingDomain:Getting a Domain]

How to buy yourself a domain name from a registrar and manage it at HCoop.

[:/UsingDomtool:Using Domtool]

The bare minimum that you need to know concerning our use of DomTool.

[:/ServingWebsites:Serving Websites]

How to serve your website(s).

[:/Databases:Databases]

Using PostgreSQL and MySQL databases.

[:/TransferringFiles:Transferring Files]

How to transfer files to and from your home directory, which is kept in AFS.

[:/Email:Email]

How to receive and manage your email.

[:/UsingJabber:Jabber]

How to use Jabber for instant messaging.

[:/RunningUnattendedCommands:Running Unattended Commands]

In general, how to run unattended commands (such as custom daemons or commands called from cron scripts) from your AFS home directory.

[:/UsingCron:Using cron]

How to use cron to run commands periodically.

[:/VersionControl:Version Control]

How to use version control software to host code on HCoop servers.

[:/FAQ:Frequently-Asked Questions]

Answers to questions often asked about DomTool and our setup.

MemberManual (last edited 2014-04-21 22:24:09 by ClintonEbadi)