WWU Central Administrative Computers

 Hydra
The production administrative computer where all Banner and other mainframe administrative applications are run. Access is granted to the applications on this machine by the main administrative office responsible for each application system.
Sun SunFire V880 Server
                6 CPU (UltraSparc-III Processors, 750Mhz)
                12Gb RAM

 Gecko
The test administrative computer where Banner and other mainframe applications are tested. Only specific users involved in testing applications are provided access to this machine. 
Sun SunFire V880 Server
              2 CPU (UltraSparc-III Processors, 750 Mhz)
              4Gb RAM

 Data Warehouse

Sun Enterprise 420R
              4 CPU (UltraSparc-II, 450 Mhz)
              4Gb RAM



 WUF Cluster Servers:
A Cluster of HP Netservers and Blade servers running Novell Netware. Provides general administrative, student and faculty, file and print services for the campus.

 Exchange Servers:
These are HP Blade servers running MS Windows and Microsoft Exchange server software.  The Exchange servers provide general administrative and faculty microcomputer-based Electronic mail and calendaring services.

Microsoft Servers:
These are MS Active Directory servers supporting proprietary administrative applications, WWU web sites, Database, and student learning application software, such as Blackboard.
 

In addition, Western provides remote computer access to all faculty, staff, and students via several pools of dial-in modems.  Also, any faculty, staff, or student can access Western's campus network and computer resources via any ntetwork connection, including Internet Service Provide (ISP) connections.

Student Modem Pool
This pool consists of 72 modems (56Kbps).  These modems are accessible remotely from anywhere.  To access this pool you need PPP softare installed on your remote machine.  Access by dialing 647-6200.  Contact ATUS to get a free copy of the PPP software.  Access is granted to all student with a valid Titan account.  If you do not have an account on Titan contact ATUS Help Desk, x3333.
 

Faculty/Staff Modem Pool
This pool consists of 48 modems (56Kbps).  These modems are accessible remotely from anywhere.  To access this pool you need PPP software installed on your remote machine and a valid faculty/staff modem pool account.  Access by dialing 647-5116.  Contact ATUS to get a free copy of the PPP software.  To obtain a faculty/staff modem pool account, contact the ATUS Help Desk, x3333. Dial-In Access

Faculty/Staff Remote Banner Access
Faculty and staff can run Banner Web Forms from home with a PC or Mac using just an Internet browser such as Netscape or Internet Explorer (IE).  For more information see Banner Web Forms.

Page Updated 05.20.2013