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Public Linux Web Server

This Linux-based web server can display the personal web sites of UT's faculty, staff and students. It is independent of the Solaris-based web server running as web.utk.edu/~username which is still available and provides a similar service.

Basic Server Configuration

  • Red Hat Linux 6.8
  • Apache 2.2
  • PHP 5.3
  • MySQL 5.5 (available separately)

Viewing personal web sites

To display a web site, use a URL with the following format:

http://volweb.utk.edu/~netid

Location of personal web content

Web sites on this server are expected to be found in the public_html folder of your user account on the OIT Public Linux server. If you have already an OIT Linux user account, you can connect to the Linux server using the below information with any SSH client (e.g., PuTTY) or SFTP client (e.g., WinSCP, Cyberduck or FileZilla).

Host: linux.oit.utk.edu
Port: 22 (SSH or SFTP)
Username: your NetID
Password: your NetID password

Linux Sign Up

Click the sign-up button to create a new unix account (you must already have an existing NetID), or click the login button to perform additional tasks on an already existing unix username.

Signup

These computer systems are the property of the University of Tennessee. They are for authorized use only. Unauthorized or improper use of any of these systems may result in administrative disciplinary action and/or civil charges/criminal penalties. By continuing to use any of these systems you indicate your awareness of and consent to these terms and conditions of use.

Do not access these systems if you do not agree to the conditions stated in this warning.

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