User Settings

This section explains how to configure CloudyCluster user settings.

This topic includes the following sections:

Mail Settings

You must configure your email account to send collaboration invitations from CloudyCluster. To enable email invitations to collaborators, complete the following steps:

  1. In the User Settings pane, select Mail Settings.
  2. On the subsequent screen, select the type of email account to be used, and enter a name for the service.
  3. Enter the SMTP host address and port.
  4. Enter your email address, email username and email password.
  5. Click the Save button at the top right of the User Settings pane.
Mail Settings Screen

Sharing Settings

CloudyCluster supports the creation of Google folders to share resources remotely with other collaborators. If you want to use shared Google folders for your cluster, you must also provide Google account information.

To enable shared Google folders and files, complete the following steps:

  1. In the User Settings pane, select Mail Settings.
  2. On the subsequent screen, enter your Google email address and click the Save button.
  3. Select the Google icon to authenticate your account.
  4. On the subsequent screen, click the Allow button to permit CloudyCluster to view and manage files in your Google Drive.
User Sharing Settings Screen

Adding and Editing Login Accounts

CloudyCluster supports authenticated login via connected accounts for Twitter, Facebook and InCommon. Additional services may be added in the future.

To connect your CloudyCluster account to another service account, complete the following steps:

  1. In the User Settings pane, select Add/Edit Login Accounts.
  2. On the subsequent screen, select the link for the account you want to add.
  3. Enter your userid and password for the selected account and log in.
  4. If asked, agree to allow CloudyCluster to access the selected account.

Add Edit Accounts Screen
In this example, you must click the Authorize app button to connect CloudyCluster and Twitter to enable a login with your Twitter credentials.

Changing Your Password

To change your CloudyCluster account password, complete the following steps:

In the User Settings pane, select Change Password. On the subsequent screen, enter your current password. Enter your new password twice and click the Save button.

Managing CloudyCluster App Keys

App keys allow you to submit a job to your CloudyCluster environment without logging in with a userid and password.

To create an app key, complete the following steps:

  1. In the User Settings pane, select Manage CloudyCluster App Keys.
  2. On the subsequent screen, select the “+” button at the top left to add an App Key.
  3. Your App Key is created and displayed.
App Keys Screen

Multi-Factor Authentication

CloudyCluster supports multi-factor authentication (MFA) for improved security.

To set up Multi-Factor Authentication, complete the following steps:

  1. In the User Settings pane, select Multi-Factor Authentication.
  2. On the subsequent screen, set the toggle for “Enable Google MFA” to “On”.
  3. Download and install the Google Authenticator app on your mobile device.
  4. Launch the Google Authenticator app and scan the QR code shown on the MFA setup pane.
  5. Enter the MFA token to validate the configuration.
Multi-factor Authentication Screen