Christmas closure – saving energy

Please help to reduce the University’s energy bill by switching off any equipment, including computers and monitors, that you are unlikely to use over the Xmas break.

If you are responsible for research group servers, please consider powering these down over the vacation. Contact support if you need computing staff to do this for you.

You can power off a DICE box either by briefly pressing the power button on the front of the machine or choosing the Shutdown option from the menu at the bottom of the DICE login screen.

If you think that you many want to remotely access your desktop over the holidays, just let your machine sleep as normal. You can wake the machine again by going to Self-managed machines can also be awoken using this mechanism – see this computing help page for details.

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