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1#from skeleton import skeleton
2#extends skeleton
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5#def title
6Intro
7#end def
8
9#def body
10<h1>XVM &mdash; Virtual Servers for MIT </h1>
11
12<p><strong>xvm.mit.edu</strong> is a virtualization service for the
13MIT community.  We offer <strong>virtual machines</strong>&mdash;your
14own complete system on which you can start from our <strong>three-minute
15Debian or Ubuntu install</strong> or install the <strong>operating
16system of your choice</strong>.  The service is <strong>free</strong>
17to any Athena account holder.</p>
18
19<p>MIT users:</p>
20<blockquote><big><a
21href="https://$hostname/"><strong><font color="green">&rarr;</font> Log in to XVM now</strong>
22</a></big></blockquote>
23<p>You'll need an <a href="http://ca.mit.edu/">MIT personal
24certificate</a>.</p>
25
26<h2>XVM features:</h2>
27<ul>
28<li>Online management of virtual machines</li>
29<li>A wide selection of bootable CD-ROM images and installers</li>
30<li>An automated Debian and Ubuntu installer</li>
31<li>Secure VNC console access via a Java applet</li>
32<li>Secure serial console access over SSH</li>
33<li>Ownership and access control through Athena lockers and groups</li>
34</ul>
35
36<h2>XVM does not feature:</h2>
37<ul>
38<li>backups of VM disk images; images are on a RAID, but you should
39    arrange your own backups for data that is important to you.</li>
40<li>guarantees of uptime or security; we are a best-effort volunteer
41    service, though we follow security and reliability best practices
42    shared by production SIPB services.</li>
43</ul>
44
45<p>The XVM code base is a <strong>free software</strong> project under
46development, licensed under GPLv2+. If you're interested in using it,
47we'd be happy to help you set it up in your environment. Our Subversion
48repository is</p> <blockquote><a
49href="https://xvm.mit.edu:1111/">https://xvm.mit.edu:1111/</a></blockquote>
50
51<p>xvm.mit.edu is provided by <a href="http://sipb.mit.edu/">SIPB</a>,
52the student computing group at MIT, with generous funding from <a
53href="http://web.mit.edu/ist/">IS&amp;T</a>.  Like all SIPB projects, we
54are independently run by our own team of volunteers, and we welcome new
55contributors.</p>
56
57<p>Questions and feedback welcome at <a
58href="mailto:xvm@mit.edu">xvm@mit.edu</a>.</p>
59
60#end def
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