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PCS Documentation

PCS is developing a collection of documentation for both system users and system administrators. This folder will be the collection point.
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Introduction to Physics Computing Services
A summary of important notes about computing services in the Physics Department intended as a high-level introduction to new members of the department.
User Account Info and Configuration
This document provides important info for new or inexperienced users with accounts on the central departmental server.
Vacation Message Setup
The introduction of server-side spam filtering has changed the way in which vacation message setup is performed. While it is not at all difficult, it does require one to log into the departmental server, run one command and edit two files.
Changing Your Physics (Helios) Server Password
A brief explanation of how to change your password on the Physics server supporting email and remote logins.
Wireless Network Access in the Department of Physics
UofT member and visitors wireless access in the Physics department is provided by the ITS central services.
Physics Mailing Lists
Physics Computing Services is maintaining a mailing list server. To see the available mailing lists, please visit this link:
Introduction to PCS Printers
A HOWTO document for setting up your windows, macos or linux clients to print to PCS supported printers PS1 and PS-COLOR1
Appropriate Use of Information and Communication Technology
The University’s information and communication technology (ICT) resources provide a rich array of services to our community. Ensuring the continuing utility and availability of these resources is the responsibility of service providers and consumers. These guidelines are intended to provide a framework for the protection and effective utilisation of these resources.