2020 - 2021


Geneva North School
2020 - 2021
ESU 06
   

Staff Development Services (84-002.05A)
Instructional Materials Services (84-002.05C)
Technology (84-002.05B)
AVTECH Environmental Monitoring
ESU6 provides each district with an AVTech 3E and power sensor to monitor building power and alert key personnel when power has been lost.
Bandwidth Testing
Two iperf servers used to measure network throughput from districts to Lincoln and Milford. Periodic tests are run to proactively look for schools that are not receiving the bandwidth they are contracted for. We also have a server registered with speedtest.net to allow schools to test bandwidth from a browser.
Dmarcian
A product used to implement proper dmarc, dkim and spf records to protect school domains from being spoofed. Allows the district to control who sends email on their behalf.
DNS Management
Consortium assists school districts with authoritative DNS management
Internet Access Service
Consortium pools dollars for purchase of internet bandwidth shared by 27 entities
IP Management
ESU6 manages all IP addresses and delagates assignments to area schools.
Logging
ESU6 supports a central repository of machine and system log data to enable quicker resolution of technical issues.
NTP (Time Services)
A network time server is maintained for services requiring a NTP server.
PRTG Network Monitor
PRTG is a network monitoring solution hosted by ESU6 that allows school personnel to monitor all network equipment from a web browser or remotely through a phone app. This software monitors all devices and services on the network and alerts key personnel of issues that need attention on the network.
Realtime Blacklist Monitoring
ESU6 actively monitors all public IPs assigned to each district for any additions to 117 real-time blacklists (RBLs). If any school has a public IP end up on a RBL list ESU6 staff will work with the district to clean up any infected machines that may have caused the RBL entry and will then work to remove the school’s public IP from each RBL.
ScreenConnect
ScreenConnect is a remote desktop software application hosted by ESU6 that allows support personnel remote viewing and control of devices from anywhere with an Internet connection. ScreenConnect also provides remote meeting capabilities.
Status Updates
ESU6 utilizes a status page to communicate scheduled maintenance windows and to notify districts when services are down or experiencing issues. Districts can register for an account and select what services they would like to receive notifications on.
Video Conferencing
Supports schools with video conferencing by hosting and managing Lifesize equipment and assisting with Zoom accounts, setup and training.
Vulnerability Scanning
Consortium monitors all public IPs for security issues and works with school district to remedy the issues
Student Services
Other Services