Opening a Leland Account/Getting a SUNet ID
What you need it for
- Authentication when dialling in remotely via a modem.
(This may some day get separated from actually having an account.)
- Authentication when accessing some Mac servers (for example
those which have site-licensed software on them).
- Using the computers in Sweet Hall (for example because of the
nice big color X-displays there, because of the software,
because it's extra disk space, or whatever).
- Reading email (if you don't have any other accounts)
How to do it
For detailed instructions on how to get your SUNet ID check here.
Select a password with 8 characters, to avoid problems when using it with a Mac
file server that requires authentication. You will need to have a
valid Stanford ID. Your e-mail address will be:
If anything goes wrong, contact the consultants at the Sweet Hall consulting
desk. (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, 725-2101)
Once you have your leland account, you should find out about the special features of
the leland system, in particular AFS. Also run
lelandforward to ensure your e-mail is forwarded
to your turing account in case someone should send you e-mail there.
There is lots more information in the Leland Consulting Page.
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