Services in Computer Science & Informatics

This page summarises the services offered within the School of Computer Science & Informatics.

Gateway File Servers

Service name Gateway File Servers
Service summary The School's gateway file servers provide access to your University hosted files.
Available via CIFS/SMB through the file servers listed in the documentation below
Related documentation Accessing Your University Files
Accessing Your University Files from Windows
Accessing Your University Files from Linux PCs and Laptops
Accessing Your University Files from a Macintosh

MySQL Administration

Service name MySQL Administration
Service summary phpMyAdmin is a web application that can be used to administer your MySQL databases on the School's MySQL server. It can be used to manage your database tables as well as executing SQL statements directly in the web interface.
Available via https://phpmyadmin.cs.cf.ac.uk
Related documentation Administering MySQL Databases with phpMyAdmin

OpenShift

Service name OpenShift
Service summary OpenShift is an open source cloud orchestratation platform with a web interface to faciliate the creation of containerised applications.
Available via https://console.openshift.cs.cf.ac.uk
Related documentation An Introduction to OpenShift

OpenStack

Service name OpenStack
Service summary OpenStack is an open source cloud computing platform with a web interface to faciliate the creation of compute instances.
Available via https://cscloud.cf.ac.uk
Related documentation An Introduction to OpenStack
Configuring Passwordless Login on Linux

Password Management

Service name Password Management
Service summary A web interface allowing you to change your University, MongoDB, MySQL, Oracle and PostgreSQL passwords.
Available via Password Management
Related documentation

Project Site

Service name Project Site
Service summary Students doing Internet modules in Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics can use the School's Project web server. Pages placed there are visible only from the School's Intranet.
Available via https://project.cs.cf.ac.uk
Related documentation Creating a Web site on the School's Project Web Server

ShareLaTeX

Service name ShareLaTeX
Service summary The School has a ShareLaTeX server that provides an online LaTeX editor with an intuitive UI that is easy to use.
Available via https://sharelatex.cs.cf.ac.uk
Related documentation

SSH Gateway

Service name SSH Gateway
Service summary The School's SSH Gateway server lapis enables you to login and run terminal shell commands and start applications on a Linux server.
Available via SSH protocol to lapis.cs.cf.ac.uk
Related documentation Logging in to Linux from Outside the University
Configuring Passwordless Login on Linux

Users Site

Service name Users Site
Service summary Students and staff in the School of Computer Science & Informatics, can upload and publish their own websites on the School's users Web server. Pages placed there are visible from anywhere.
Available via https://users.cs.cf.ac.uk
Related documentation Uploading and Publishing Your Own Web Site on the Users Web Server