Self Managed Server Hosting: Eligibility & Onboarding
Access to the Self Managed Server Hosting service is restricted to the following:
University of Minnesota collegiate/department IT directors
University of Minnesota business unit directors
Before access to Self Managed Server Hosting is granted, IT directors or business unit directors must request access by sending an email request to the Service Owner for Hosting Services.
If approved, the Self Managed Server Hosting team will set up a meeting to:
Obtain⁄confirm the technology profile for the department or business unit, including:
Number of systems to be virtualized
Operating systems being supported
Required network segments (VLANs)
Additional information as needed
Determine onboarding roadmap (time frame for provisioning systems)
Review the policies and procedures for using the Self Managed Virtual Server Hosting service
Review service agreement to set expectations
Determine trending for:
Review OIT Common Good Services catalog to determine which service is most appropriate Answer any questions about the Self Managed Virtual Server Hosting service and other OIT Common Good services
The IT director or business unit director can designate up to three approved provisioning managers. The approved managers can be modified at any time by the department IT director or business unit director.
Onboarding usually takes about a month for customers who are not currently datacenter tenants. The process involves setting up the customer's new MID in Service Gateway, their datacenter network(s), and the virtual environment.