All faculty, staff, students, and long-term visitors must apply for and/or activate an individual GT account. Accounts are administered through the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and enable account holders access to a variety of resources and services. In most instances, GT Accounts are automatically created (e.g. when a student registers for classes, when faculty or staff are hired, when a visitor files all appropriate paperwork), but not yet activated.
Students must appear in person, with a picture ID, at the OIT Support Center.
Please visit http://faq.oit.gatech.edu/ for
You are required to have a GT Account before you can apply for an ISyE UNIX account!
New ISyE faculty, staff, long-term visitors, and GRADUATE students can also apply for an ISyE UNIX account.
An ISyE UNIX account provides for the following:
The following does not require an ISyE UNIX account.
You must first activate your GT Account and obtain
a Buzzcard since you must provide this information to establish an ISyE account.
PLEASE NOTE THAT IT USUALLY TAKES 24-48 HOURS TO PROCESS AN ACCOUNT REQUEST.
The following information relates to questions we are frequently asked when users first activate their ISyE UNIX account. We ask that you please refer to the ISyE Knowledgebase before logging a HelpDesk request.
Connect to an ISyE host computer from your computer using ssh2. The computer you are connecting from should be running some form of ssh connectivity product (e.g. SecureCRT, PuTTY, Cygwin, MacSSH, etc.) The following system is available for you to connect to directly, and is recommended for reading and sending e-mail:
(see the ISyE Knowledgebase for more info)
IMPORTANT! DO NOT login to any other systems without obtaining permission, as these events are logged, and can be cause for your account to be disabled.
You should consider changing your account password at regular intervals (such as every semester). To change your ISyE password, visit password.isye.gatech.edu and login using your ISyE username and password.
After logging in to the Intranet follow the directions on the form that is presented.
The Office of Information Technology and ISyE DO NOT MAINTAIN OR SUPPORT REMOTE DIAL-IN ACCESS TO THE CAMPUS NETWORK. Users must secure internet access through an outside source.
Internet access for GT/OIT account holders is available for both wireless and wired access everywhere within ISyE. This access is through Georgia Tech's LAWN.
Internet access for NON-GT/OIT account holders is available for both wireless and wired access everywhere within ISyE. This access is through the FASTPASS pay service.
Georgia Tech faculty and staff can sponsor guest LAWN accounts through Passport for campus visitors.