Personal Web Space

The department provides web space for each user on our departmental web server. In order to use this service, first log into your favorite departmental linux workstation. Next, create a link in your home directory to our webserver using the linux command (substituting your username in “username”):

ln –s /web1/webhome/username/public_html

Next, cd into your public_html directory and put the files you want to publish to the web in this directory. Our server expects the main html file in your website to be “index.html”.

Your web address will be:

For more information, contact departmental computer support via email at

(Rev. CFP 7-Nov-04)

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