The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Public Linux Web Server

Note: This site works with Firefox 20+, Safari 5+, Chrome 26+ and IE9+ (compatibility mode off) only.

This Linux-based web server can display the personal web sites of UT's faculty, staff and students. It is separate and independent of the Solaris-based web server running as which is still available.

Basic Server Configuration

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

Viewing personal web sites

You are on the web server home page. To display a web site, use a URL with the following format:

Location of personal web content

Your web site 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).

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.



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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