Infrastructure Services

This page includes CSCF developer's notes, references and links on the School's IT provided services

Accounts/Authentication Management

Backup and Restore

  • LegatoNetworker - used to backup most of our systems
  • BackUps - various notes on how backups work in CS in the general and teaching environment

Configuration Management

  • SaltStack - more recent configuration management tool (2015)
  • XHier - the original MFCF-created software and configuration management tool


Email Setup

File Services

File Systems

Topics concern anything to do with file systems. Of particular interest are network distributed filesystems like NFS, CIFS (samba), etc. Further consideration is given to authentication, authorization issues.

  • Samba - CIFS support for non-windows platforms
  • NFS - Network File Server as introduced to the world by Sun and available on Unix, Windows, MacOSX.
  • SshFs - allows one to mount file using ssh protocol to a server that requires no additional configuration beyond having an ssh server running.
  • LtspFS - an experimental file system developed by the Linux terminal server project, sound intriguing.
  • DfsC - Ceph distributed filesystem and object storage

Imaging Systems for Fast Installation

Internal Tools and Services

  • HardwareCensus - Tools for gathering and storing information about deployed hardware

Lab and Machine Room infrastructure and security

Meetings (Group)

Networks and Firewalls

Operating Systems (generic notes universal to all environments)

Printing and Scanning

Resource and Service Monitoring (ie. Cacti, Nagios)


Surplussing Old Equipment

Virtual Machines

  • VirtualMachines - a collection page for information on various virtual machine technologies
    • VMWare
    • VirtualBox - Sun/Oracle's open source version

Web Hosting Services


  • DeployStudio - notes on using and configuring deploystudio

Yet-to-be-categorized Notes

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