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PSFC Computer Services

The PSFC Computer Services group provides the infrastructure for all the computer functions at the Center including but not limited to:

Network infrastructure
Cabling, fiber optic highways, bridges, routers, switches, wireless access.


Internet address assignment and management


Software archives


Windows domain and Linux system and cluster management
Initial system setup, upgrades, software installation and upgrades, service calls and repair. Install and maintain peripherals.
User account setup, fees.  Documentation, purchase and maintenance.


Disaster recovery services for servers, and some Macs and PCs
Nightly backups of all servers and CMOD PCs and many other PCs and Macs.
Crashed disk replacement and user file rebuilds for many Macs and PCs.
Network Security and Protection Hover for more information
We maintain firewall and regular backups of all important servers.
We provide Anti-Virus and malware protection for our end users.

Email Information & Configuration

PSFC Webmail interface: WEBMAIL.PSFC.MIT.EDU  Read your email using a browser. Can also be used to set up a vacation responder, and also mail forwarding.

Email Setup & Configuration Directions

(Access requires your PSFC username and password)

Setting up separate PSFC and MIT emails


Computer & Network Forms and Links

Network and Email Status

PSFC Help Desk Email Address:

Request Computer Account Form

Request Network Connection Form

Change your PSFC Password Form

PSFC Video Conferencing Directions

(Access requires your PSFC username and password)

PSFC Wi-Fi Network Information

(Access requires your PSFC username and password)

PSFC Mailing Lists

PSFC VPN (Provides secure access to the PSFC network from the public Internet.)

Network printers at PSFC

MIT IS&T (Includes available software)

MGHPCC Engaging Cluster Information

PSFC Partition on the Engaging Cluster at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC)

PSFC Computer Group Members

Ted Baker (, x2-1795, NW16-234)
Lee Berkowitz (, x3-9665, NW17-276)
Tom Fredian (, x3-7623, NW17-268)
Martin Greenwald (, x3-6053, NW17-207)

Mark London (, x3-8475, NW17-280)
Brandon Savage (, x3-7616, NW17-272)
Josh Stillerman (, x3-8176, NW17-268)

77 Massachusetts Avenue, NW16, Cambridge, MA 02139,


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