Particle/Nuclear physics computing at Nevis Labs
The following links will provide you with information on the computer operations and services available. (Some of the following links lead you to pages that are not yet part of the Nevis Wiki.)
- The Nevis computing news is distributed via the Nevis-linux
Hardware and Networks
The computing environment
, including the type of equipment and operating software here at the lab.
The Nevis networks
, including a description of the public and private access policies, VLANs, and why you can't a ping a system.
Here are the network parameters
if you're configuring your own device on the Nevis particle-physics network.
Guide - how the cluster network is organized, what services and machines are available, and more.
batch system at Nevis.
Some Frequently-Asked Questions
about the Linux cluster.
Printing and Scanning
Guide - how to print.
How to use the scanner
in room 119A.
The main Nevis networks
if you're configuring a device manually.
The Nevis Condor
Network traffic at
How much e-mail spam
The temperature and humidity
monitors in various rooms at the lab.
Meetings and Calendars
Guide - accessing the shared calendars at Nevis:
- Public shared calendars require a Nevis account to view.
- Meeting-room reservations.
- See the guide for instructions on how to share your own calendar.
- Videoconference rooms, equipment, tools, and tips.
- how to set up your own web site at Nevis.
The Electronic Logbook
. Contact the systems administrator
if you wish a logbook to be created for your experiment.
If you prefer your collaborative work to be organized in the form of a blog, there is a Wordpress blog server
How to use our web proxy
Main Wiki notes
Why a Wiki
Nevis Wiki FAQ
Nevis Wiki problems
software on the Linux cluster (the answer to the question "Do you have Mathematica installed?").
for the Nevis networks
Software and compilers
- the software available to do your work.
that can be useful for large projects.
(svn) system for version control.
issues at Nevis.
Web proxies and VPN
Accessing Fermilab systems via Kerberos
How to turn off Java
in your web browser.
Status of our disk-based backup server
The items in this section all fall under the category of "advanced systems administration." If you're only here to do physics, just ignore them.
Nothing of current relevance.
refers to old and obsolete Nevis computing news items, going back to 1997.