Policy on Computing


General policies

The Computing Service provides computing resources and networking services for the INFN National Laboratories of Frascati. The following policy applies to the local computing and network resources:

Furthermore the Computing Service, compatibly with the available resources, provides the support to:

Rules and regulations described in this document have been introduced to protect data and systems, and to inform users and administrators on risks and responsibilities due to improper use of the computing and network resources.

The Computing Service is delegated for:

The Computing Service maintains these pages to enhance public access to information about its initiatives and policies in general. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.

However the material on this site is:

Registered and new users in the INFN National Laboratories of Frascati are due to carefully read and subscribe this Policy. Any variation or updating will be reported in Updates section.

Rules for an appropriate use
of the computing and network resources

Introductory statements:

Access to the computing and network resources

Acceptable use of the computing and network resources

Users responsibilities


The following activities are forbidden; some services may be used by authorized Computing Service personnel for security purposes:

System Administrators


Actions not compliant with the Computing Service Policy will be considered as a security violation, involving the denial of access to the computing and network resources of the INFN National Laboratories of Frascati and will be reported to the Responsible.

More serious offences will be submitted to the concerned office.

Security measures implemented by the Computing Service

Required steps for users and administrators

Users and Administrators must comply with the following requirements. Any request for information should be addressed to the Computing Service.

General guidelines:

Password guidelines:

Users guidelines:

System administrators guidelines:

Windows user and Administrators guidelines:

Computing Service
Last updated on Monday, 8-Nov-2000 16:51:05