Desktop Computers and Software

Overview

Hosted by NCSA, Engineering IT’s CrashPlan Pro service is provided as a backup and file-recovery service for Engineering faculty and staff desktop and laptop computers. It is available for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux computers.

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Overview

Description from Amazon:
“Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality.”

It is effectively a datacenter in the cloud. Campus has a contract to allow use of AWS on campus accounts and with a discount.

Covers

The provisioning of AWS accounts obtained via the University contract.

Features

The following are the primary features of AWS:

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User Support services are focused on supporting individuals.  The services provided in this area include:

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New to campus or don't know where to begin? Engineering IT professionals are available to help you get started. Even if we don't host the service, we are happy to help point you in the right direction. Just contact us at engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu or look up your Engineering IT Pro on the Faculty page. Look through our Engineering IT Service Catalog on this site to begin learning how we support the innovative research and instruction that Engineering at Illinois brings to the world.

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Why use Engineering Linux?

We Do the Hard Work for You

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Requesting software for research or instructional use

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A large amount of software available to managed Engineering Linux computers is available via Environment Modules. These modules allow Engineering IT to distribute large software packages without having to install the software on individual machines. They also allow Engineering Linux users access to multiple versions of popular software, such as Mathematica or MATLAB.

module list

To see what modules you currently have loaded, use the 'module list' command:

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These instructions are depreciated. Please use the instructions for Web printing instead. 

 

To use an EWS printer from a laptop or other non-EWS computer, first connect to a campus IP address by connecting to the campus wireless network and/or VPN. Follow the instructions here on how to connect to the CITES VPN.

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Dear Faculty and Staff,

What is happening: Windows XP machines to be blocked from campus network

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