This page documents the use of a shared Namecheap account for FOSS@MAGIC. This account is used to purchase and renew web domains associated with our community.
Unlike other services, a single, shared account is used for FOSS@MAGIC.
A single password is shared among FOSS@MAGIC payroll staff and some Tech Team volunteers to manage the account.
The account is registered to the
Currently, this grants login access to the following people:
This section documents what domains are registered to the account and any active Domain Managers associated to a domain. Domain Managers are other Namecheap accounts with some rights to manage and configure domains. This is one way to share access to a domain without sharing the password to the primary account.
Screenshot of registered domains in primary Namecheap account, as of 2020 Feb. 20
- Expiration: 2025 Jan. 8
fossrit.community domain is associated with the Discourse forums and this Runbook.
Currently there is one Domain Manager:
Screenshot of Domain Managers for fossrit.community, as of 2020 Feb. 20
- Expiration: 2022 May 7
teleirc.com domain is associated with the TeleIRC project managed by the RIT Linux Users Group.
This domain is managed by FOSS@MAGIC as a service to RITlug, since TeleIRC is an important part of the FOSS@RIT community infrastructure (see Chat bridges).
Currently there are two Domain Managers:
Screenshot of Domain Managers for teleirc.com, as of 2020 Feb. 20
FOSS@MAGIC covers the expenses for the domain renewals on as needed. Namecheap is set up with automatic renewal to the RIT MAGIC Center via an RIT-managed credit card.