For information about the status of our computing services, refer to the UW-Physics Monitoring System.
For assistance, contact one of the computing staff or email the UW-Physics Help System
(Note that you must send mail from a .edu, .cern.ch, or .desy.de address.)
Protect your computer and your identify, practice safe computing! Please read the UW's Acceptable Use Policy
The Physics Department has a myriad of computing resources available to faculty, staff and students...
Safe computing information: protect your computer and identity!
AFS file system
Automated help desk/request tracking system
Automated installation and configuration of Scientific Linux
Backups via EMC Networker and the Teradactyl True incremental Backup System (aka TiBS)
Condor high-throughput grid computing environment
Computer room facilities for clustering and grid computing
Data Disposal (wiping hard drives)
DHCP service for "plug and go" Internet service
Domain name service (yourhost.physics.wisc.edu)
Email services with spam protection
Web browser email access via Squirrelmail
Linux desktop computers clustered via AFS, Kerberos and Cfengine
Mailing lists automated using the Mailman software
Network & Systems status monitoring via Nagios
Printer and photocopying Information
Remote login (Linux shell) access via SSHing to login.physics.wisc.edu
Web publishing and virtual web site hosting
UWNet Wireless networking