Frequently Asked Questions
How can I use Campus Cloud?
You can use Campus Cloud for:
- Departmental IT applications
- Research data
- Sponsored graduate student projects
- Web hosting
- Other needs traditionally hosted by physical servers
What operating systems does Campus Cloud support?
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows Server 2008
- RedHat Enterprise Linux
- SUSE Linux Enterprise
- Debian GNU/Linux
- Ubuntu Linux
What security features are included?
- Network protection from public address spaces
- Network protection from other on-campus subnets
- Network security configured in the same manner as Physical Co-Location
Do you provide backup solutions?
- Nightly backups
- On- and off-site data retention
- Restoration of individual files or the entire system
What support is included with my virtual server?
Computing Services will provide the provisioning, support, and reporting services for all VMs running in this infrastructure, as well as methods for you to manage your VM. Computing Services will provide administrative support of the VM, Storage Area Networking (SAN), backups, and networking infrastructure that underlie these VMs. On-site staff provides support 24/7.
What are the resource limitations of the service?
- Max vCPUs: 12
- Max vRAM: 32 GB. Please contact Computing Services if you need more.
- Networking: 2 subnets are available for the VMs in this environment:
- A100 Datacenter - Colocation Public (a100-colo-pub)
- A100 Machine Room Network - Non Computing Services - Private (a100-ncs-priv)
- Max Disk: The maximum vmdk partition size is 1TB. Multiple partitions are available.