Active Directory provides University-wide infrastructure to authenticate customers and authorize them to access certain resources, as well as manage accounts, groups, computers, and devices.
Services for IT Professionals
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help organizations and researchers move faster, lower IT costs, and scale.
IT professionals can centrally manage and protect physical or virtual mobile devices, laptops, desktops, and servers through configuration, patch, power and inventory management, security evaluation, and planned software rollouts.
Mailing lists can be used by students, faculty, and staff to create email lists for group-based announcements and discussions.
Campus Service Monitoring provides device, service, and metric monitoring, alerting, and reporting.
The Central Registry is a collection of individual and group University-oriented online identities for customers at the Urbana campus. The Central Registry allows IT professionals to create and update information about an individual or non-person entity.
The Cloud Dashboard is a one-stop enrollment portal for cloud-based applications managed by Technology Services such as Google Apps @ Illinois and U of I Box.
Use the Computer Registration tool to register any of your network/wifi capable devices such as your Computer, Xbox, Playstation, iPad etc. In the event that your device is lost/stolen, we have the necessary information at hand to aid in recovering it.
cPanel provides a dashboard with a variety of tools for creating and managing websites hosted on web.illinois.edu. It is available to students, faculty, and staff, and offers easy collaboration with non-University partners through Google authentication.
Datacenter Shared Services is a campus initiative to consolidate campus server rooms and data centers into shared data center facilities.
The Endpoint Services Group working with Technology Services Security group is providing a pilot of Dell Data Protection Encryption for High Risk Data on Windows and Mac's. Dell Data Protection can quickly and easily protect critical business data on desktops, laptops, USB thumb drives, external storage devices and optical media.
Exchange is a collection of collaborative applications used by faculty, staff and graduate students for email, calendaring, task lists, and voicemail.
Field Consulting provides University departments, administrative units, colleges, and research facilities with expertise in supporting, implementing, administering, configuring, and replacing hardware and networks. Field Consultants are contracted on a yearly basis.
As the online learning management system for Illinois, Illinois Compass 2g lets students, faculty, and staff check grades, submit assignments, and store and download instructional and training materials. It is possible to use Illinois Compass 2g from any computer, tablet or phone.
Infrastructure installation and maintenance manages data and voice cabling, wireless access points, security cameras, digital signage and Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) within and between campus buildings.
IP Address Management enables IT professionals to manage Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) configuration for their networks and zones, and registers and allocates DNS domains and IP address blocks on behalf of campus. DHCP allows a computer to automatically obtain an IP address when it joins a network, while DNS translates domain names like www.illinois.edu into numerical IP addresses.
IP2Fire is a web application that is designed to give IT pros the ability to retrieve firewall group information for a given IP or range of IP's.
Iris is a web application which enables IT professional network administrators to manipulate network switch ports, and to record which jack is patched to each port.
Locating Services identifies and marks all copper and fiber cables that run outside underground and between buildings on campus for voice and data services.
Malware protection is a centralized service that protects faculty, and staff endpoints against viruses and other malicious software.
Munki is a macOS endpoint management service based on the open-source Munki project. Multi-tenant Munki is a centrally-hosted instance of Munki developed by the iSchool and Technology Services at the University of Illinois. It allows IT Pros, from across the campus system, to automate the installation and removal of centrally-created content (applications) while also providing private, restricted-access repositories for colleges and units.
MunkiReport works in tandem with Munki, providing a quick overview of your Munki-managed Mac fleet through various dashboards and reports.
Munki and MunkiReport are intended only for macOS endpoints. No other operating systems are supported.
Several applications and configurations are provided by the Endpoint Management Services team in the global or campus Munki repositories, including:
- Apple software updates
- Adobe products
- Microsoft Office
- WebStore applications
- Many common free applications
The Network Infrastructure Access Service provides and controls access to Technology Services physical network infrastructure locations, such as CER's and Telecommunications closets for IT Pros, Technology Services personnel, F&S, and contractors.
Consultation for the design, engineering, and installation of data and voice communications infrastructure for campus building projects.
A contracted service to provide printing services on behalf of a department.
System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is an endpoint management suite that allows IT professionals to maximize the productivity of themselves and the users they support. SCCM aggregates typical duties of IT staff into a clear and concise single-pane interface making overall IT more responsive and agile while at the same time empowers a diverse IT community to do more through optimization such as reduction in duplication of effort.
Security is available to consult with any campus entities regarding security and privacy needs and requirements
Data, software, service, and asset stewards can request access to security tools that allow them to assess the security of solutions or assets they manage. This enables identification of common security weaknesses or misconfigurations. A Privacy and Information Security professional can be engaged to help interpret the results and provide remediation recommendations or techniques. The Security Vulnerability Consulting and Assessment service also acts autonomously to evaluate the existing vulnerability/exposure landscape, to perform ad-hoc and scheduled vulnerability assessments according to campus policy as needs dictate, or assess exposures at the direction of leadership.
Server Load Balancing (SLB) and Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) allow services to scale and be highly functional by distributing power-drawing services across multiple servers, so that load does not slow down the experience of these services for customers.
Service & Bill Management Application is a service management application offered to groups on campus to manage a variety of tasks including Lync and Centrex accounts for their customers.
Shibboleth provides secure login authentication to many web-based applications for customers on and off the University campus.
The Endpoint Services Group working with Technology Services Security group is providing a pilot of Sophos for MacOS. Sophos Endpoint software blocks malware and infections by identifying and preventing the handful of techniques and behaviors used in almost every exploit.
Log Management archives log data, allows for search, correlation and alerting, and protects against data loss due to system failure or compromise.
This service tracks and documents issues of secure certificates used by campus units. It also provides notifications of upcoming certificate expiration to help ensure uninterrupted operation of campus services.
Status provides information about maintenance and outages for a variety of services across campus, including those supported by Technology Services, AITS, colleges, and departments.
UNIX Platform Hosting provides a standardized, efficient hosting platform for Technology Services' services.
This service offers the expertise of Technology Services usability staff to conduct custom usability assessment to campus departments and groups. A variety of methods are available depending on the needs of the client.
Virtual hosting provides infrastructure and control to IT professionals to host virtual machines, operating systems or applications that are installed on software that acts like computer hardware. Customers have the same experience on a virtual machine as they do using an actual machine.
Windows System Update Service (WSUS) is Microsoft's solution for automatically applying system and application patches to Windows systems. Technology Services hosts a central WSUS service and has partnered with a number of colleges to support secondary WSUS servers as well.