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'''The Tardis Project''' is a computing facility, run and maintained by students of [http://www.ed.ac.uk The University of Edinburgh]. It was one of the first such projects of its kind, founded in 1987 by the [http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk School of Informatics] (previously Department of Computer Science). Tardis provides [[Services|services]] to members of the University, such as [[Web_Service|web hosting]] and [[Mail Service|mail access]].
  
'''The Tardis Project''' is a computing facility, run and maintained by students of [http://www.ed.ac.uk The University of Edinburgh]. It was one of the first such projects of its kind, founded in 1987 by the [http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk School of Informatics] (previously Department of Computer Science) and is still held in high regard. Tardis provides [[Services|services]] to members of the University, such as [[Web_Service|web hosting]] and [[Web Service|mail access]].
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One of the Tardis Project's main aims is to allow students at the university to be involved in running a large computing system, and learn the experience required to design, build and maintain such a system.
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One of the Tardis Project's main aims is to allow students at the university to be involved in running a large computing system, and learn the experience required to design, build and maintain such a system.
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<strong>Our wiki is in need of some love. ❤️</strong><br>
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Some of the information here is likely to be incorrect or out of date, but remains for reference. We're on IRC if you need some help, and are working on getting this back up to date.
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Accounts are open to all students and staff, for more information, please see the Account Applications link, or contact us with any queries you may have.
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<h3>Get Involved</h3>
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Accounts are open to all students and staff, for more information, please see the [[Accounts|
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account applications page]], or contact us with any queries you may have. You may also choose to seek the [[Tardis Beginner Tutorials]].
  
 
More about the Tardis Project and its purpose can be found in [[Charter|The Tardis Charter]].
 
More about the Tardis Project and its purpose can be found in [[Charter|The Tardis Charter]].
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We regularly have [http://tardis.pub meetings] in the [http://www.theauldhoose.co.uk The Auld Hoose] on Mondays at 1830. All are welcome and we would especially like to meet anyone who want accounts or are interested in the project—even if you're new to the university!
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If you would like to chat to existing Tardis users, please visit the chat rooms mentioned in the "Community" section!
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<h3>Popular Services</h3>
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* [[Shell Service]] (login tl;dr: <code>ssh user@ssh.tardis.ed.ac.uk</code>)
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* [http://jenkins.tardis.ed.ac.uk Jenkins CI] ([https://jenkins-ci.org/ docs])
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* [https://git.tardis.ed.ac.uk GitLab] & [https://ci.cybermat.tardis.ed.ac.uk GitLab CI] ([https://about.gitlab.com/ about])
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* [http://judoon.tardis.ed.ac.uk Sentry] ([https://getsentry.com/welcome/ docs])
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* [http://lists.tardis.ed.ac.uk Mailing Lists]
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* [https://webmail.tardis.ed.ac.uk/ Webmail]
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* Tahoe LAFS ([https://www.tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs about])
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* User hosts [[Fez]] and [[Torchwood]]
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<h3>[[Current Events]]</h3>
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=== Next meeting ===
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We regularly have meetings in the [http://www.theauldhoose.co.uk The Auld Hoose] on Mondays at 1830. All are welcome and we would especially like to meet any freshers interested in the project or who want accounts.
 
  
If you would like to chat to existing tardis users, our timelords or assistants (sysadmins) please join our IRC channel: [irc://irc.imaginarynet.org.uk/%23tardis #tardis] on [http://www.imaginarynet.org.uk ImaginaryNET].
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<h3>Community</h3>
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* We use IRC and Discord. See [[Connecting to IRC]]. Here's the [https://discord.gg/e4y8Vy5 Discord invite link.]
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* IRC channel imaginarynet#tardis
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* [http://shout.tardis.ed.ac.uk/ Shout web IRC] ([https://thelounge.github.io/ about])
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| 3= == Documentation ==
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<h3>Documentation</h3>
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* [[:Category:Tutorials|Tutorials]]
 
* [[Systems]]
 
* [[Systems]]
 
* [[Services]]
 
* [[Services]]
 
* [[General Administration]]
 
* [[General Administration]]
* [[:category:Documentation|Documentation Listing]]
 
 
* [[:category:Admin Documents|Administration Documents]]
 
* [[:category:Admin Documents|Administration Documents]]
 
* [[:category:Meetings|Meetings]]
 
* [[:category:Meetings|Meetings]]
 
* [[Solaris Installation]]
 
* [[Solaris Installation]]
 
* [[MediaWiki Installation]]
 
* [[MediaWiki Installation]]
* [[LDAP|LDAP usage]]
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== Meta-tracking ==
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<h3>Meta-tracking</h3>
 
* [[Admin Projects]]
 
* [[Admin Projects]]
* [[FIXME|Things needing fixed in the Wiki]]
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* [[:Category:NeedsFixing | Things that need fixing]]
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<h3>[[News]]</h3>
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  <li>'''About Tardis'''</li>
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  <li>[[:Category:Archive|Archive]]</li>
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  <li>[[People]]</li>
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  <li>'''Wiki Statistics'''</li>
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  <li>{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} Articles</li>
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  <li>{{NUMBEROFPAGES}} Pages</li>
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  <li>{{NUMBEROFUSERS}} Registered Users</li>
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  <li>'''&raquo; This wiki is not up to date, can you help?'''</li>
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  <li><del>The majority of system-level documentation is now in [[NetBox_Service|NetBox]], but this wiki could always use a bit of love.</del></li>
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  <li>Netbox died. It should be back shortly.</li>
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  <li>[[Admin_Projects|'''See admin projects''']]</li>
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Latest revision as of 14:47, 16 August 2019

The Tardis Project is a computing facility, run and maintained by students of The University of Edinburgh. It was one of the first such projects of its kind, founded in 1987 by the School of Informatics (previously Department of Computer Science). Tardis provides services to members of the University, such as web hosting and mail access.

One of the Tardis Project's main aims is to allow students at the university to be involved in running a large computing system, and learn the experience required to design, build and maintain such a system.

Our wiki is in need of some love. ❤️
Some of the information here is likely to be incorrect or out of date, but remains for reference. We're on IRC if you need some help, and are working on getting this back up to date.

Start-here.png

Get Involved

Accounts are open to all students and staff, for more information, please see the account applications page, or contact us with any queries you may have. You may also choose to seek the Tardis Beginner Tutorials.

More about the Tardis Project and its purpose can be found in The Tardis Charter.

We regularly have meetings in the The Auld Hoose on Mondays at 1830. All are welcome and we would especially like to meet anyone who want accounts or are interested in the project—even if you're new to the university!

If you would like to chat to existing Tardis users, please visit the chat rooms mentioned in the "Community" section!

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Popular Services

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Current Events

Here is a list of current changes, major problems and developments going on in Tardis.

rphi has set up a Trello to keep track of things currently happening in Tardis. (One of which is to move this Trello off Trello and onto something hosted within Tardis.)

https://trello.com/b/cvPAMQK1/tardis-projects

(unfortunately MediaWiki won't let me embed a mini Trello board here)

If you would like to help us with or you would like to learn about how we are doing any of the above projects please contact us at support@tardis.ed.ac.uk.

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Community

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News

24 May 2018

2 April 2018

  • Tardis is now living in AT 7.01a.

30 March 2018

  • Tardis down for move to Appleton Tower.


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