Services

Computer Science Department Computer Facilities (CSD-CF) provides the following services:

  •     Printer Access
  •     Backup Services
  •     Restore Services
  •     UNIX Account
  •     Networking in the Gates Building
  •     Register Host Name and IP Address
  •     UNIX, Mac and PC Administration and Support
  •     Student Account Activation and Administration
  •     Faculty and Staff Account Activation and Administration

Printer Access in Gates

Access is provided to three HP printers located throughout the Gates building. There is a cost associated for each page printed. To gain access to these printers, please have a person with appropriate signature authority fill out the Printer Access form. (If you're having trouble printing, please fill out a Printer Problem report.)

The printer names and locations are listed below. For two-sided printing, add a "2" to the end of the printer name, for example, oak2.

  • oak -- Gates B21 (mostly for Pup cluster use)
  • teak -- Gates 285

Backup Services

Disk backups are available for UNIX, Mac and PC platforms. If you are considering contracting to have CSD-CF do backups for you, please fill out the Backup Support form.

Restore Services

Disk restores are available for UNIX, Mac, and PC platforms. If your disks are already being backed up by CSD-CF and you need files restored, please fill out the File Restore Request form.

UNIX Account

Use of a UNIX timesharing system is available for those doing sponsored research who do not have their own system. If you're considering contracting to use this service, please send a request on http://support.cs.stanford.edu

Networking in the Gates Building

This includes network port activation, moves, changes and trouble shooting. If you have a network problem or request, please fill out the Network Problem form.

Register Host Name and IP address

For its clients, CF provides host name and IP address registration. Please fill out the Register Host Name and IP Address form.

UNIX, Mac and PC Administration and Support

CSD-CF provides support services primarily on UNIX platforms but also on a limited basis for Macs and PCs. If you're considering contracting with CSD-CF for this service, please call us at 650 725-1451 or send a requestion on http://support.cs.stanford.edu

Student Account Activation and Administration

User accounts are available for Computer Science students on the system called Xenon. Xenon accounts, which can also be used the Pup cluster, are available to current CS undergraduate, Masters and PhD students as well as to CS alumni. To get a Xenon account, please send a request on http://support.cs.stanford.edu

Faculty and Staff Account Activation and Administration

User accounts are available for CS faculty and staff on the system called Sunburn. This system is used primarily by staff for administration. In order to receive an account,  please send a request on http://support.cs.stanford.edu

Questions or Comments?

If you have any general questions or comments for CSD-CF, you can send a request on http://support.cs.stanford.edu