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'''Publishing using SSH'''
 
'''Publishing using SSH'''
  
* Connect to the web server as: <tt>ssh studentname@students.ee.sun.ac.za</tt>
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* Connect to the web server as: '''<tt>ssh studentname@students.ee.sun.ac.za</tt>'''
* Copy the web files to the ''''public_html'''' folder.
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* Copy the web files to the ''public_html'' folder.
 
* Check that your SSH publishing software can specify a folder to copy the files to.
 
* Check that your SSH publishing software can specify a folder to copy the files to.
  
 
'''Publishing using FTP'''
 
'''Publishing using FTP'''
  
* Connect to the web server as: <tt>ftp studentname@students.ee.sun.ac.za</tt>
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* Connect to the web server as: '''<tt>ftp studentname@students.ee.sun.ac.za</tt>'''
* Copy the web files to the ''''public_html'''' folder.
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* Copy the web files to the ''public_html'' folder.
 
* Check that your FTP publishing software can specify a folder to copy the files to.
 
* Check that your FTP publishing software can specify a folder to copy the files to.

Revision as of 15:34, 18 January 2005

Guidelines

  • Students may apply for an account on the web server for academic purposes.
  • The web disk space available will be limited to 1 GB per student.
  • If the account is in-active for more than one year then the account will be closed.
  • This account also enables you to use Linux in the E&E undergraduate laboratories.

How to apply

  1. Send an e-mail form to Prof. W J Perold requesting a web account.
  2. Prof. W J Perold will then forward the e-mail to me, if approved.
  3. When approved details of your student web account will be sent to your e-mail address.

Publishing

Web Folder Location

Publishing using SSH

  • Connect to the web server as: ssh studentname@students.ee.sun.ac.za
  • Copy the web files to the public_html folder.
  • Check that your SSH publishing software can specify a folder to copy the files to.

Publishing using FTP

  • Connect to the web server as: ftp studentname@students.ee.sun.ac.za
  • Copy the web files to the public_html folder.
  • Check that your FTP publishing software can specify a folder to copy the files to.