This page contains information about Iris, a web-based network administration interface for campus IT pros.
Iris is a web-based interface that allows campus network administrators to view and edit CITES-managed switch ports on networks for which they are responsible.
This documentation assumes that you are a campus network administrator using Iris. Therefore, it is assumed that you understand essential networking concepts and terminology, and this documentation focuses on explaining Iris itself.
The Iris web interface is available at https://iris.cites.illinois.edu. You will use your NetID and NetID password to log in.
Iris's most frequently performed tasks are described here, including using search and sort functions, enabling and disabling ports, using port security, searching for MAC addresses, changing networks, naming ports, and setting speed and duplex settings.
This section shows illustrated changes from previous implementations to the current version. New features include improved searching and sorting tools, instant port enabling and disabling, and more.
Frequently asked questions about Iris and known issues with the current version.
This page presents an overview of Iris's history, implementation, and purpose.
Campus network administrators who have been assigned read or read-write permissions in Contact Manager can use Iris. This page explains how these permissions are assigned and who to contact if you need additional access.