Step-by-step instructions on how to achieve common tasks.

Remote Access to DoC

How to set up and use remote access.

Short Guides

Here are a series of short guides, PDF documents ready to print:

More will follow.

File Storage

How to access and manage your files on network fileservers, including:



Please see the following CSG Printing Guide for information on setting up and using printers in DoC.


How to access and manage databases housed on one of the Department's database servers.

Web Hosting

How to set up and use the web-hosting services provided for groups and individuals.

Private IaaS Cloud

You can find the main documentation for the Department's Private IaaS Cloud here.

High Performance Computing

Guides for running CPU-intensive and GPU-intensive tasks


We provide some information about using Java in special ways in the Department:

Computer purchase and support



Version Control