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ANSYS Admin page: IT.SysAdmin.ANSYS AndrewPickford 08 Apr 2009
Autocad Inventor As of 2007 the ppe group had two licenses for Autocad Inventor 10. One node locked to ppelab11 and the second to Aldo Saavedra`s laptop. Once current...
Back ups PPE storage provision is currently under review, and the following is subject to change. It is your responsibility to ensure that all important data is...
Batch System Overview The PPE group maintains a PBS cluster for running small quantities of jobs. If you need to run large numbers of jobs, you should investigate...
Wireless in CERN Building 1 Room R019 (Glasgow ATLAS Office) Connecting to the wireless network First register your wireless cards MAC Address as described below...
CERN IT Guide The following topics contains some information that may be of use for PPE members travelling to CERN (some of these topics are rather old, and may or...
CLHEP CLHEP version 1.9.3.1 has been compiled and is available to LINUX desktop users over NFS. Using CLHEP CLHEP is currently installed for 32 bit sl4 desktops....
CVMFS (the CernVM File System) is a network file system, originally developed as part of the https://cernvm.cern.ch CernVM project as a way to deliver...
Campus Network All external Internet access is routed via the campus network and its border router , where various constraints are applied. Some of these involve...
Wireless in the Glasgow Commuter Flat (Champs Frechets) Connecting to the wireless network First register your wireless cards MAC Address as described below. This...
Commercial Applications Altium Designer Installation media: Samba: \\uberwald.ppe.gla.ac.uk\nfs\software\windows\altium designer NFS: /nfs/software/windows...
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Disposal of IT Equipment The university has various legal obligations when disposing of IT equipment, and particular consideration must be given to the following points...
E Mail Staff and student e mail accounts are managed centrally by IT Services. In both cases, your GUID is used to access your account. Staff E Mail Information...
OUT OF DATE The information on this page is out of date, the department no longer provides email access this is now handled by IT Services, see EmailAccess . Email...
External access to X Windows For security reasons, the PPE linux systems do not permit direct external access. Users are expected to login in first to the Departmental...
Storage PPE storage provision is currently under review, and the following is subject to change. Various file storage areas are available to PPE group members, with...
Grid Certificates If you need a grid certificate, you can obtain one through the UK Certificate Authority Portal: The portal includes a link to the CA helpdesk, which...
Grid Certificates Before one can gain access to the Grid, you must request a certificate. This done via the CA Grid certificate website. The official entry point is...
Grid Services Grid User Interface If you need to use grid user tools directly at Glasgow, use the CVMFS installed versions: setupATLAS localSetupEmi Alternatively...
Group Printers PPE maintains a few printers for the use of its members. The main printers for general use are: Description Location Name / Queue Kyocera...
Group Printers: Linux Linux machines print using the CUPS print server. The state of the print queues can be viewed here: http://ppecups.physics.gla.ac.uk:631/printers...
Group Printers: Mac OS X Mac OS X machines print using the Linux CUPS print server. The state of the print queues can be viewed here: http://ppecups.physics.gla...
Group Printers: Windows Printers should be installed automatically on desktop machines within the PPE GUPHYSICS domain. For other machines, including laptops, printers...
Printing With a couple of exceptions, printers available to PPE group members fall into one of two categories: local PPE printers and centrally managed pull printers...
Batch System (HTCondor) Overview The PPE group maintains an cluster for running batch jobs. This system is currently in its development phase, but it is expected...
HepMC HepMC version 2.01.00 has been installed for 32 bit sl4x machines. An example extract from a ~/.bashrc file: if z $HEPMC DIR ; then HEPMC DIR /data/ppe...
HepPDT HepPDT version 2.04.02 has been installed into /data/ppe01/sl4x/i386/HepPDT/2.04.02 for use by 32bit sl4 machines. AndrewPickford 13 Feb 2009
Hints and Tips Linux Printing Source Code Source code can be printed with coloured syntax highlighting by using enscript . For example. a postscript file can be...
IT Management Three separate groups are involved in the management of the IT infrastructure that you will encounter: PPE group support, school IT support, and the...
IT Overview IT facilities for PPE staff and students are provided and supported by three separate groups: local PPE IT staff, School of Physics and Astronomy IT staff...
kcrontab kcrontab is the client for the PPE group`s kcrond daemon. This daemon schedules periodic commands on remote hosts for users as managed by the kcrontab command...
Kerberized SSH At FNAL Kerberized openssh is built for the FNAL flavour of Scientific Linux http://www oss.fnal.gov/projects/fermilinux/common/kerberos.html. The...
Known Issues Mac OS X SSH access to CERN SL6 machines 2 June 2010 Using a Kerberos ticket to log in to lxplus.cern.ch via SSH may fail, reverting instead to...
LabView LabView is a graphical programming environment written by National Instruments. The department has a site license for this software such that it can be installed...
Laptop Anti Virus All Microsoft Windows machines connected to the departmental networking either wired or wireless, including the PPE networking, must run Sophos anti...
Laptops Laptops are usually provided with little more than an operating system installed; different group members use their laptops in different ways, and so it is...
News 2009 01 20 The firewall issues on ppewin have continued today (20th Jan) and I`ve been unable to fix the machine. Until a new windows printer server is setup...
Login Services ppelx.physics.gla.ac.uk Access to PPE machines from outside the PPE network is via ppelx.physics.gla.ac.uk using your ppe linux account. Currently...
Mailing Lists IT Services Mailing Lists IT Services manage mailing lists with addresses ending @glasgow.ac.uk; more information about such lists can be found...
Managed (`Pull`) Printing The managed printers are provided by IT Services, who have overall responsibility for their support and maintenance. Information about the...
Mentor Graphics 2012/01/01 The licenses for Mentor Graphics have not been renewed. 2011/01/01 We currently have a license agreement for 5 licenses which are attached...
Microsoft Office University Computers The university has an enterprise agreement with Microsoft which allows the full Office ProPlus suite to be installed on...
Microsoft Products The following Microsoft products are not included in the standard campus licence agreements, but copies are available for purchase from IT Services...
Microsoft Windows Full time equivalent members of staff are entitled to purchase a copy of Microsoft Windows at nominal cost for use on a personal machine. Further...
Out of date CampusNetwork Email Access Old Kerberized SSH Grid Certificates Latest News Laptop Anti virus Login...
ownCloud IT Services maintains an ownCloud service which `provides secure on campus storage for staff research data which can be securely shared with researcher collaborators...
Remote Access The university maintains a campus firewall which blocks access to all but a few nominated systems; for this reason, most PPE machines will not be directly...
Root Current PPE Linux Desktop Version All Linux desktops are installed with Root. The current version of Root on SL47 desktops is version 5.14.00b and 5.20.00 for...
Software Information about common software packages available to PPE group members is provided below. If you are interested in a package which is not listed here...
Solid Works SolidWorks is currently installed on PPEPC131 Admin page: IT.SysAdmin.SolidWorks AndrewPickford 03 Feb 2009
Subversion PPE hosts several Subversion repositories: Repository Link WebSVN Link atlas grid certificate to access these repositories, and this...
Synopsys TCAD PPE maintains several licences for the Synopsys TCAD suite. To use these tools from Linux, you should source the appropriate configuration file, which...
Tier 2.5 The Tier 2.5 link between the PPE IT system and the ScotGrid cluster allows the data stored on the PPE file systems to be accessed from ScotGrid batch nodes...
AFS in PPE PPE storage provision is currently under review, and the following is subject to change. Introduction PPE uses AFS (the File System), and specifically...
Video Conferencing: EVO EVO is the successor to VRVS and works on Windows, Linux and MacOS. EVO requires java to be installed. Before using EVO you need to register...
Video Conferencing: H323 Users can connect from a Microsoft Windows desktop in their office or lab using either a Polycom ViaVideo camera with associated software...
Video Conferencing: PPE Room (450) This page refers to the equipment that is presently located within room 450. To book the room first check if it is free by consulting...
Video Conferencing VC:AccessGridRoom VC:PPERoom VC:DepartmentalRoom VC:SUPARoom VC:EVO VC:H323 AndrewPickford...
Video Conferencing Laptop PPE has a laptop setup for video conferencing. The system has a HD camera, good quality usb speaker/microphone, laser pointer and a set of...
VirtualBox VirtualBox is Sun`s open source virtualization software. More information on the software itself can be found on the VirtualBox home page, http://www.virtualbox...
Voice Over IP Voice Over IP allows a user to `phone` someone else by using a computer network rather than the telephone exchange. This saves a great deal of money...
Web Access Control You can add simple password protection to a set of pages by adding a file named .htaccess to the containing directory. Be aware that unless pages...
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PPE Web Presence PPE`s web presence is divided between university hosted pages which form part of the main University of Glasgow website, and locally hosted pages...
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Using SSH with Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows does not include native support for SSH or for running X Windows applications, but various free third party applications...
Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server (ppeterm) The service is available for any users who have guphysics Windows account within the Particle (PPE) section of the Active...
Wired Networking The wired network generally offers better performance and reliability than the various wireless networks, and so it is recommended that it be used...
Wireless Networking The wireless network in the Kelvin building is managed by Trinder and the school IT staff. Wireless problems may be reported to school IT support...
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