Linux Support Services

available Services

Linux support services are available through McCormick IT. We can help with:

  • installation
  • configuration
  • backup planning
  • upgrades
  • software installs
  • cluster installation
  • general troubleshooting

Our fee for services is $45 per hour.

Additional services like backup, monitoring, virtualized hosting, and cluster management are also available. Fees will be quoted on a case by case basis.

Web Hosting

We provide free web hosting for McCormick faculty, labs, and student groups.

for Static Pages

If you need to host static web pages, we strongly suggest using the University's content management system (CMS) called Cascade.

For details please contact our web development team at webdev@mccormick.northwestern.edu

for dynamic content

If you need to host dynamic content, we can host that as well. We can provide web space that includes:

  • PHP support
  • MySQL databases
  • WebDAV access

If you are hosting dynamic content on your page, you will be responsible for keeping it patched and update. Sites with outdated or unpatched software may be removed without notice.

Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.

Security patches

Please contact us about keeping your machine up to date via security patches. We can help you get patching setup and keep your machine up to date.