James Franck Institute

UNIX COMPUTING SERVICES:
for Physics and Chemistry Research, and
Graduate Study Programs at the University of Chicago


Providing:

  • Web space
  • Email
  • Home directories
  • UNIX support
  • Research clusters
  • Backup and Restore
  • Desktops/workstations
  • Host and Network Security
  • Managed Printing
  • Mathematical/Simulation Apps


We are the support staff which provides computing services for all machines running on the UNIX platform (Linux, BSD, Solaris, IRIX, etc.) in the labs and offices of the James Franck Institute, and MRSEC.


JFI core servers

JFI department servers in their racks at the old now-decommissioned RI147 server room, in the Research Institutes building.

See the ROADMAP section for pictures of our new datacenter facility at Hinds Hall.

Who we are...

Information about the JFI UNIX systems administration staff.
Find out about us.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Information about our network, servers, desktops, and services.
FAQ

A few words broadcast from the Faculty Coordinator...

This ROADMAP helps you find your way around our network and servers.

Network roadmap.

Contact information for help with computing problems, purchases, and upgrades.

contact info

Recent news advisories about JFI UNIX upgrades, additions, maintenance downtime, and bugfixes.

system news