Q: I forgot my SCCS password. Can I recover or reset it?
A: You can reset your SCCS password here.
Q: I haven't used my account for a while, and can't log in. What's the problem?
A: Our services are set up to temporarily deactivate the accounts of users who haven't logged in for a while. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be happy to restore your account.
Q: How do I change my picture on the Cygnet?
A: Email email@example.com with your new picture or any other Cygnet-related questions, and we will make the requested change. Please note that, by our policies, a replacement picture must clearly show your entire face.
Q: How do I join SCCS?
A: We accept applications for new members every fall. We will have more information available on our homepage when we begin accepting our next round of applications.
Q: I have a cool project idea. Can I work on it with SCCS?
A: Yes! We are always interested in not only augmenting our old services, but also adding new ones. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org; we'd love to hear about your idea.
Q: Can you install a package for me on Heron?
A: Almost definitely! We try to keep Heron (our login server) stocked with everything people want. If you need, for example, a compiler, interpreter, library, or command line tool that we don't have, we're happy to install it for you.
Q: Which domains should I use?
A: We support the following domains:
www.sccs.swarthmore.edu- web server
imap.sccs.swarthmore.edu- IMAP server
smtp.sccs.swarthmore.edu- SMTP server
ssh.sccs.swarthmore.edu- SSH (login) server
Q: How do I configure my SCCS email account?
A: If you would like to access your SCCS email using your own email client (Gmail, mobile phone, iMail, Thunderbird, etc.) you can use the below settings:
Incoming Server Settings Username: your-sccs-username Password: ******** IMAP Server: imap.sccs.swarthmore.edu Port: 993 Security: SSL (If asked, accept all certificates) IMAP Prefix: leave blank
Outgoing Server Settings STMP Server: smtp.sccs.swarthmore.edu Port: 587 Security: STARTTLS (If asked, accept all certificates) Sign-in: Yes (Required) Username: your-sccs-username Password: ********