Network Services and Support are in charge of providing various systems and services to Washington University.   Below are examples of these services:

E-Mail spam filters for incoming mail, as well as E-Mail routing, by way of Ironport appliances

    Email Spam Policy

RADIUS authentication is handled by a cluster of FreeRADIUS machines

Mailing lists are provided by the Mailman software, and are available to students and staff

    Email Distribution Policy

Unix Web Hosting, for hosting websites and databases

Flash Media Streaming Server Cluster, to provide streaming video for events, such as the WUSTL commencement ceremony

Public mail relay servers are also available for staff, students, and faculty to use for sending email


Washington University utilizes a distributed InfoBlox IPAM system to maintain DHCP and DNS services.  Training for the InfoBlox system can be found via the link below.

InfoBlox Training Information​


The Washington University Systems Administrators group is a voluntary, collective of members from varying IT groups across campus. Meeting once a month, this group comes together to discuss various technologies and their effects and benefits to the Washington University Community. To sign up for the WUSA mailing list, please followthe link below:

WUSA Mailing List Signup

Network Statistics

Commodity Internet - via Cogent (daily graph):


 Internet2 - Via IUGigapop (daily graph):


Student Network - Via Net Equalizer (daily graph):

Donald Danforth plant science center (DAILY GRAPH):

St. louis university (DAILY GRAPH):