Services for network administrators

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  • Odin (Campus backbone)
  • DNS (Domain Name System)
  • Hydra (DNS/DHCP/IPAM)
  • WINS (Windows Internet Name Service)
  • DHCP (Domain Host Configuration Protocol)
  • SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
  • NTP (Network Time Protocol)
  • ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)


Visitor Network Account Granting Privilege Administration
Heads of IT can control who is able to give out Visitor accounts for their unit
802.1X Device Registration (authenticators)
Wireless access points and 802.1X participating devices
COWLS Access Point Registration
Register an access point to be fully managed by OUCS under OWL Phase 2
COWLS Management
Cisco Prime Infrastructure
DNS updates
Change DNS records for your unit
DNS zone listings
Manually lookup all DNS information for an Oxford zone
Subnet list
Show all the University subnets and details on their allocations
DHCP updates
Search and register new DHCP instructions
DHCP deletions
Search and delete DHCP instructions
DHCP log searches
Search through the DHCP lease logs for your unit
Rogue DHCP servers
Look for evidence of rogue DHCP servers
DHCP registration queries
Search through the dhcp registrations (search option also present on other dhcp pages)


ARP query
Find out which computers have been using the IP addresses on your subnet
IP Allocation Status Tool
Review the status of your DNS allocation
IP Allocation Audit Tool
Review your DNS allocation utilisation

Get support

Local IT support provide your first line of on-the-spot help



Common requests and fault reports can be logged using self-service




The central Service Desk is available 24x7 on +44 1865 6 12345


If you do not have an SSO account you can use this form to contact the Service Desk