Contact   howto

For all ICT related questions and problems within FNWI please contact C&CZ. Helpdesk & Sysadmin phone mail +31 24 36 20000 +31 24 36 53535 Visiting address We are located in room HG03.055. The helpdesk is available during office hours (8:30 - 17:00). During that time the office is staffed. C&CZ is located in the Huygens building, 3rd floor, next to the entrance of wing number 5. Big orange wall stickers spell “C&CZ” at the entrance....

November 2, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Bram

Mysql php security   howto

Mysql and php, password protection An often used combination for a website is php with mysql as database backend. This implies that the web server must be able to connect to the database. For this it needs a mysql account and password. A typical (but unsafe) solution is to store the account name and password somewhere in a file in the document tree of the website which is then read by a php script that makes the mysql connection....

December 1, 2022 · updated December 1, 2022

Login   howto

Every employee and every student of the Faculty of Science is entitled to get a (free) personal science login. With this login all services offered by computers that are managed by C&CZ can be used. The loginname is based on one’s own name, e.g. johndoe. Note that the loginname (often less than 16 non-capital characters, without . (dot) or @…) are not the same as the email address. There is a list of Science-services that can be used with this Science login....

November 24, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Peter

OriginLab   howto

OriginLab Origin by Originlab is scientific graphing and data analysis software. License C&CZ acquired a network license for FNWI for the use of OriginPro. One can get the software and installation/licensing keys of OriginPro from C&CZ system administration. The network license can only be used by computers on the Internet. For standalone use, there are home-use licenses included. The current contract ends August 2023. If you get a message that the license will expire soon and you are using a standalone version you can update the license by clicking on Activate in the Help menu....

November 8, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Peter

System Development   howto

System Development and Administration System development and administration is located in room HG03.055. Who are they? Remco Peter Bram Wim Eric Fred Simon Ben Erik Miek Alexander What do they do? System Administration takes care of Management of the servers of the faculty and of various departments. Back-up and restore of the data on the servers. Management of work places in the departments and in the PC-rooms and publicly available working places: Managed PC’s with MS-Windows and/or Ubuntu Linux....

November 8, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Peter

OpenVPN   howto

Openvpn If you somehow fail to get our standard VPN service up and running on your system, use our OpenVPN service. General settings: label value server adres port 443 Tip You can test your VPN-connection by visiting this (great) website: This page displays your ip address. If your Science VPN is active, your ip address should start with 131.174.. The hostname will look like ` Ubuntu 22.04 instructions Download the Science openvpn configuration file:...

November 4, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Bram

X on Windows   howto

Using X applications from your Windows PC MobaXterm is software which is available on the S-disc. From the MobaXterm website: “MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal for Windows with an X11 server, a tabbed SSH client and several other network tools for remote computing (VNC, RDP, telnet, rlogin). MobaXterm brings all the essential Unix commands to Windows desktop, in a single portable exe file which works out of the box.” The support of OpenGL could also be a reason to start using MobaXterm....

October 27, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Peter

Electronic Lab Journals   howto

Availability of Elab software ElabFTW ElabFTW Chemotion TODO

October 20, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Simon

Mailman lists   howto

Mailing lists Mailman lists are highly configurable and moderatable mailman mailing lists, e.g. the list of FNWI-employees or the list of FNWI-students. Usually one can add oneself to or remove oneself from such a mailman mailing list. Every mailman mailing list has a moderator, who can approve or reject messages to the mailman mailing list. For mailman list admins: To filter spam one can choose in the Privacy options... under Spam filters as Spam filter regexp:...

October 15, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Bram

Email   howto

Tip Webmail For quick access to your email, use one of these webmailers: Email settings When setting up your e-mail programs, it is sufficient to only enter your e-mail address. This is what your Science email address looks like: All technical settings are then automatically filled in for you. If that does not work, or if it is necessary to fill in the details yourself, use the settings in the table below:...

October 14, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Bram