CSG offers a wide range of services to Department of Computing users, including:
Authentication - we manage a Kerberos single-sign-on authentication infrastructure for local users.
Email - DoC now uses the College's central Email service. However, we still feed list-membership information to ICT generated from CSG and the DoC Teaching Database records. Here's a list of all such mailing lists and their current membership.
File storage - we provide network-accessible file storage for user home directories, local research groups, and to support Departmental administrative functions.
Backups - we operate both daily on-line backups and weekly tape backups of network file storage.
Web - our web hosting service for local users.
Private IaaS Cloud - DoC's new private cloud!
Databases - database services available for teaching and research use.
Networks - details on wired and wireless network provision to servers, desktops, and other client devices.
Desktops - information on support provided for desktop PCs for staff, researchers, and PhD students.
GitLab - flexible GIT-based collaboration tool for projects with arbitrary members.
- Standard managed desktop environments:
- Macs, managed by ICT:
Projects - information on resources for Individual and Group projects.
Equipment loans - CSG loan projectors, laptops are available for loan to members of staff.
Printing - access to College and Dept printing facilities;
VPN - information on how to connect to local services securely from off-site.
High-Performance Computing - information on local HPC facilities.
VirtualHosting - HA Clustered Virtual Hosting on Intel/AMD x64 platforms.
Software - access to commercial software at reduced rates.
Download Tracking - how to add software to the Download Tracking System (to keep track of who downloads it).
- Lexis - our Linux-based Electonic Exam Invigilation system - talk to us for details.