What is Karaage?¶
Karaage is a cluster account management tool. It can manage users and projects in a cluster and can store the data in various backends.
Can store user information and/or posix account information in LDAP/Active Directory/passwd file.
Auto account creation - Allow project leaders to manage their users.
Applications work flow - Users can apply for accounts and be approved by project leaders.
Usage reporting. Report on a per institute, per project or per user for CPU usage.
Track usage of software and versions. Keep track of what software (and version) and type of jobs a user is running.
When an administrator logs into karaage, they can do the following:
See/modify information about all users/projects/institutes/applications/usage etc.
Many changes are logged.
Anything a normal user can.
When a normal user logs into Karaage (or an administrator), they can do the following.
Allows users to:
Modify their own account.
Manage what projects they are in.
Allow project leaders to:
Approve/Decline applications to join their project.
Reset passwords for their members.
Track their resource utilisation and software utilisation.
Allow institute delegates to:
Approve/Decline new project applications.
Manage all projects and users under the institute.