Deployed System Connectivity
Systems deployed into a cloudspace in one of the local Hanscom clouds or commercial providers (e.g. AWS GovCloud, Azure, etc.) have the ability to reach out of the enclave to the greater network to access resources.
Systems deployed in other DoD cloud providers (e.g. DISA m...
HmC Software Licenses
Software Licensing in HmC
Licensing for systems within HmC falls into one of the 4 categories listed below:
1. Operating Systems
– Covered by the cloud provider
2. DoD Wide Licenses
– If there is an available DoD wide license (e.g. Tenable Nessus, Java) HmC will take care of the paperwork an...
HmC Storage Service
HmC provides a persistent storage service as an add-on feature. Use this for:
Storing persistent data
Data accessibility across deployment runs
Loading large files (> 3 GB) as part of asset
To request the storage service for your team, please enter a support ticket (mailto:support...
Logging in to HmC with a Certificate
HmC uses certificate-based authentication only. There is no username/password access to HmC. Certificate options are:
DoD Common Access Card (CAC)
External Certificate Authority (ECA) certificate (more info about obtaining an ECA certificate (/kb/accounts/obtain-an-eca-certificate))
HmC has a package repository available for Red Hat systems. HmC provided Red Hat 7 and Red Hat 6 templates are already registered with this service.
Packages are available from the following channels:
Register with HmC-S (SIPR)
Registering for a HmC-S Account
The process of registering for a HmC-S account is outlined below. Registration for HmC-S requires access to the SIPR/DDTE fabrics.
Navigate to www.hmcs.ddte.nit-c.disa.smil.mil
Hit the Register button in the upper right of the screen
Fill out the form that will a...
HmC SMTP RELAY
An HmC mail relay is only accessible from HmC systems in the Hanscom Cloud (i.e. not available from HmC systems in AWS or Azure or anywhere outside Hanscom). HmC is not planning to host an external SMTP forwarder.
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions...
Source Code Accounts
HmC provides built-in integrations with SoftwareForge (https://software.forge.mil) and DI2E (https://www.di2e.net/display/DI2E/DI2E+DevTools) for building and deploying Source Code assets that use SoftwareForge Subversion or DI2E.net Bitbucket (Stash) as a source code repository. This is done vi...
Transferring Files and Assets to HmC-S
Transferring Assets from HmC to HmC-S
The procedure to transfer files and component software assets (such as Applications, Container Images etc.) from HmC to HmC-S is as follows:
Identify the HmC Project(s) that contains assets that need to be transferred to HmC-S
If you need assistance upload...
HmC has implemented virtual graphics processing unit (vGPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU) capabilities to support select users that require additional resources for graphical or computational intensive applications.
Capacity & Availability
At this time, the vGPU resources are...
HmC has vGPU acceleration enabled across several Cloudspaces. If your Cloudspace offers vGPUs, you will see operating systems with a [GPU] suffix. We continue to improve the performance of our vGPU offering in each release, and welcome any recommendations orcomments to better support our users.