Here you will find information on the account activation process.
Chances are that if you are reading this you will have already created
an account if you have or have not created your account then read on.
To create an account on the undergraduate network ( LABS Domain )
you are required to be registered in a course that is currently running
in the SYSC department and have a valid cmail user account. Login to
the LABS domain as user "students" with password "students" and follow
the prompts. If you choose to go directly to the account setup web page
follow this link
The above link will open in a new window.
Once you have created or re-enabled your LABS Domain account using
your cmail account, you will be able to login to the LABS
domain. From this point on your cmail account and your LABS domain
account are completely independent. For example, if you change the
password on your cmail account the password on your LABS domain
account will not be affected.
Account Activation FAQ
1.Why do I need a "LABS" domain account?
You will need a "LABS" account to use SYSC course
application software, print assignments, and submit assignments
2.Who is entitled to a "LABS" Domain account?
Anyone registered in any SYSC department course will
automatically be entitled to an account? All accounts will be generated
by our Sys Admin staff using information from the course registration
lists. For you to activate your account you must have an active "cmail"
3.Where do I get my "Carleton" (SYSC) account login information?
In any of the SYSC department Undergrad Computer
Labs. These labs are located in rooms' MC6045, ME4233,
ME4324, AA508, CB5109, CB5107.
4. How do I get my "LABS" Domain (SYSC) account login information?
Login to "students" as a logon name, and students as the password, and set the domain=LABS. This can be done from any computer on the 'LABS' domain.
Information is available at the login screen. Follow the steps on the
web page. You will be prompted to enter your cmail account username
and password. After submitting this information, an account will be
generated on the LABS Domain using your cmail account credentials.
NOTE: The initial password on a new "LABS" Domain account will be your
cmail account password. If you are reactivating your account, your
password will be the same as it was when you last used the account. If
you are not able to log in or have forgotten your password you will
have to come to the SYSC Technical support office to have your password
reset. Please bring your student I.D. card.
Test your account out by logging into windows. Check you have access to
your M: drive and to the P: drive. If you are unable to see these
drives please contact technical support by using the problem reporting
tool on the desktop.
5. What do I do Next?
For new accounts. LOGIN TO WINDOWS (on any LABS
domain PC) USING YOUR "cmail" account credentials. You will be
prompted to change your account password.
For existing accounts you need only login as you had in the previous
term keeping in mind that the password for the LABS domain account will
be the same as when you last used the account.
NOTE: Your account will not work for 'DOS', 'LINUX' OR 'if you try to
map to your home directory from MC5050 or ME4377, ME4390' WITHOUT
CHANGING YOUR PASSWORD.
PASSWORDS MUST BE A MINIMUM OF 8 CHARACTERS LONG.