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Physics Computing Services

Physics Computing Services (PCS) provides computing and networking support for members of the Physics Department.

Our focus in on primary infrastructure such as the departmental servers and support for core network hardware -- including planning and maintenance of cabling and switches -- along with network security and monitoring. PCS also provides service contracts for computers and peripherals, consulting on hardware and software purchases and support in planning and maintenance of research computing facilities such as Linux clusters. Our operating system coverage includes Microsoft Windows, Linux and various Unixes and Apple MacOS X.

Network policy

Here is some info about our network policy.

Content in Physics Computing Services
Physics IT Essentials
PCS Documentation
PCS is developing a collection of documentation for both system users and system administrators. This folder will be the collection point.
Security
Information regarding threats to your computing system and ways to protect yourself.
PCS Services and Fee Schedule
PCS is working according to a cost recovery model. Here are some details about how everything is shaped.
Software available to members of the UofT [utorid login needed]
PCS Forms
PDF and Web-based forms for activating dhcp hosts and opening firewall ports offered by PCS.
Physics Computing Services Members