Physical and Biological Sciences: Hosting and Infrastructure: File Services

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This service is offered by Physical and Biological Sciences to the local division.

What is it?

There are varios offerings of file services across the division.  Each department will probably have different ways of handling it.

We have file storage that accessible via samba (windows mounts), afp (MACOS X), sftp, etc.


How much does it cost?

The support is free.

If clients are interested in pursuing file services for their lab or research group then all hardware and software would have to be purchased by the client.

How do I get help?

Please put in a help request via or

You can also use the specialzed email addresses listed here:


How is it supported?

Local ITS staff within PBSci can assist clients with configurations to access current file services.

Who supports it?

NameTitlePhone NumberOffice LocationOffice Hours
Hart William HancockResearch Computing Director, Division of the Sciences & UC Observatories
Ramon W BergerSenior Systems Manager


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