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The mirror service supports various IT operations by providing local copies ("mirrors") of selected software sites and other internet repositories. Local mirrors typically offer fast downloads, do not depend on the availability of networks beyond Oxford, and reduce the load placed on our JANET connection and the source sites.

What's this?
The stage in the service lifecycle at which the service currently resides. Lifecycle = planned, new, live, notice, closed
Lifecycle status
What's this?
The level of user activity at this point in the academic year.
Business activity level
What's this?
The regular period during which routine maintenance could take place.
Maintenance window
What's this?
Would making a change to the service today present too high a risk to the University?
Restricted change period

Getting help

Support contact
Service Desk
01865 (6)12345
Support hours08:30 - 17:00, Mon - Fri*
Out-of-hours supportNo
IT BoardInfrastructure IT Board
Business ownerFraser, Michael
Service owner
Rendell, Sam
Service manager
Howe, Michael

* except bank holidays and University closure days

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