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Servers & Storage - Server Configuration

Service Description

System administrators and engineers at Western Carolina University are responsible for making changes to hardware or operating system configuration settings related to supported servers. Example requests include:

• Adding new hardware to physical or virtual servers.
• Attaching or modifying storage to physical or virtual servers.
• Making configuration changes to servers at the operating system level.
• Configuring server-related networking components


Limited to servers supported by the IT Division.


WCU faculty and staff

Service Availability

Available during regular business hours, Monday –Friday, 8AM – 5PM.


IT’s Role

Perform tasks needed to make the change to one of the servers supported by the IT Division. IT may assess the risk of making a change and require mitigation or deferral in some instances.


Contact the IT Help Desk
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Closed weekends and university holidays
Call: 227-7487 or 866-928-7487 (toll free)
Log in: Online Help Desk/IT Self-Service <>
Faculty and Staff
username – wcu\WCU account username
password – WCU account password
username – wcu\Catamount account username
password – your PIN or password

Visit the Technology Commons
On the ground floor of Hunter Library
For walk-up technology assistance for faculty, staff and students
We’re open the same hours as Hunter Library

Charge for this Service

No charge


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