Neem Admin

`neem` is a Linux box at the Grameen Technology Center in Seattle. Please contact `Adam Feuer <" class="external-link" rel="nofollow">>`_ or `Adam Monsen <" class="external-link" rel="nofollow">>`_ (acting sysadmins) for the following:

  • IP address and full hostname for `neem`
  • a shell account

Shell Access

Access to `neem` is available via SSH. Please generate a keypair, and send the public key along with your preferred username to a sysadmin.

MySQL databases

Please create your own MySQL databases as needed. The naming convention is to prefix your username with the database name, as follows:


For instance, if user joe wanted a database to run the Mifos unit tests against, it should be named:


For all databases you create, please also create a database user account and give that account full access to all your databases.


GRANT ALL ON joe_mifos.* TO joe IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
GRANT ALL ON joe_mifos.* TO 'joe'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
CREATE DATABASE joe_mifostest;
GRANT ALL ON joe_mifostest.* TO joe IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
GRANT ALL ON joe_mifostest.* TO 'joe'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';