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Generally available services


File store

WWW Access and the Proxy Server

Wireless Network

The Wireless Network is provided and managed by IT Services, you should use your Central ADF username and password when accessing the network - this is the same one used for the my.bham portal.


Virtual Private Network


  • How to access the school database server.

Hight Performance Cluster

Subversion Service

  • Guide to using the school subversion server.

Staff/Research Student Services

Calendar Service

  • Quick start guide to using the school calendar server.


  • Using the School's clusters
  • The University's Blue Bear cluster - the Blue Bear is a 1024 node cluster purchased using SRIF-3 funding and is available to all staff and postgraduate students.

School's Website

Visiting organisations - 'guest computers'

  • Organsiations visiting the School that wish to have internet connectivity for their own computers should check this information.

Video Conferencing