Networking and Communication
Jun 02, 2015
- 1. Physics Network Integration Chris Hunter
2. Physics network team
- Chris Hunter : Network Manager
- David Newton : Network Support Technician
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Physics Network
- Available Switch ports 2290 Approx. 59.2% active
- 16 network concentration points (NCPs) in the Denys Wilkinson Building alone.
- Level 2 NCP hub of the Physics network with 1Gb fibre connections going to each of the Physics buildings.
- Firewall Juniper Netscreen ISG 1000
4. Physics Wireless Network
- Currently 18 x 802.11g wireless access points in the DWB
- Clients connected to the Physics_M wireless network are part of the 163.1.19.x subnet, currently WEP encryption only.
- Register for wireless network access with Physics Network credentials athttp:// www.physics.ox.ac.uk /it/account .
5. OUCS wireless network
- OWL-VISITOR and OWL-VPN also available, via the OWL ssid.
- Eduroam now also available, connect using your Remote Access Account, different from your SSO or Nexus accounthttp:// www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/network/wireless/services/eduroam /
- Details about both OWL &Eduroam athttp:// www.oucs.ox.ac.uk /network/wireless
6. Access to Physics Services from the un-trusted subnet or remotely
- Virtual Private Network (VPN)
- vpn.physics.ox.ac.uk works with Microsoft, Linux and OSX clients, uses Physics authentication domain help athttp://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/it/network/vpn/
- Oxford University Computing Service (OUCS) have VPN service, does need specific client installed details athttp://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/network/vpn/
7. Network Security
- Connecting unmanaged systems to the Physics Network
- MAC address registration is needed before gaining any network connection for laptops please register athttp:// www.physics.ox.ac.uk /it/account/
- 172.17.x.x un-trusted subnet
- Is your laptop up to date?
- Connecting from outside of Physics
- SMB blocked, no connection to windows files
- MAPI access to Exchange Server blocked
8. Network Security
- Exchange Server protocols not blocked
- Authenticated SMTP is available using smtps.physics.ox.ac.uk,PHYSICS authentication domaincredentials are needed to use the service
9. Network Security
- Sophos Anti Virus Software
- Updates, out of date AV is no use
- Download Sophos for personal laptops running:-
- Sophos 7.6.12 for XP, Vista and Windows7 athttp://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/sophos/
- Linux athttp://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/viruses/linux/
- Sophos v7.0.5 for MAC OSX 10.4/10.5/10.6 athttp:// www.physics.ox.ac.uk/sophos /
- Hoping to setup Network Access Control (NAC) onto our network
10. Network Backbone Connection
- Physics connection presently 1Gbps
- Campus connection to Super Janet currently at2 x 10Gbps.
11. Access to Physics Services from the un-trusted subnet or remotely
- exchange email web access (more functionality with IE)
- HTTPS-RPC proxy service is available with Outlook 2003http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/it/email/exchange/http-rpc.htm
- Webdav via browser or windows network places
- https:// winfe.physics.ox.ac.uk /home/connects to your windows H drive.
- (Windows Only) Open `My Network Places` and click on `add a network place
- Ssh on windows clients also comes with sftp
- winscp, seehttp:// winscp.sourceforge.net
- putty (command line), seehttp:// www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty /
- http:// www.physics.ox.ac.uk/it/windows/remote.htm
12. Access to Physics Services from the un-trusted subnet or remotely
- Printing from a Windows Laptop not in the Physics domain.
13. Access to Physics Services from the un-trusted subnet or remotely
- Windows terminal server Termservqc
- http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/tsweb/ (IE Only)
- Remote Desktop Client (MS & MAC OSX), possible to connect to local disks, printers and serial ports (not possible to connect serial ports in OSX).
- Rdesktop on Linux systems,
- rdesktop , more for people without Windows desktop
- Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 will allow remote access via terminal services
14. Exchanging files between Windows & Linux
- Use WinSCP under start/programs/