Cosmos

Cosmos

About this service

Other names for this service

None Listed

Service documentation

Why to use this service

Cosmos provides a safe, reliable, local source of security updates for campus Linux resources.

Features

None Listed

Getting and using this service

Who can use this service

Undergraduate students
Graduate/Professional Students
Faculty/Staff
Retiree
Diploma Recipient (eduSource graduated)
UniHigh
Extramural
OLLI
Allied
Auxilaries
UA

How to get this service

Cost

No charge

How to use this service

Mirrored distributions are available via HTTP or FTP protocols at http://cosmos.illinois.edu/ along with links to vendor documentation. 

Quotas and usage restrictions

None Listed

Sensitive data considerations

None Listed

Hours and support

Standard service hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Scheduled maintenance hours

Maintenance windows are reserved during the following times:  5:30 A.M. to 7:30 A.M. Monday through Friday, 5:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Saturday, 5:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Sunday, with a no-service window from 5:30 A.M. to 7:30 A.M. on the third Wednesday of every month.

Staffed support hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

How to report issues

If you are having difficulty with the Cosmos web page, please email cites-cosmos@illinois.edu for assistance. Cosmos is intended to be a convenient campus source to obtain certain open source operating systems, but offers only limited support of the operating systems themselves.