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Personal Web Site Hosting - Shell

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Overview:

Shell accounts provide authorized users with the web space necessary to design, program, and maintain a webpage.  The system can be used for general web design coursework, but more advanced web programming coursework should be completed on other systems.

Features and Benefits:

  • Free web space for authorized users
  • Allows users with web design experience to practice their skills
  • May be used for some coursework.

Authorized Users:

  • Faculty 
  • Staff
  • Students

Request Process:

See the "Requesting a Shell Account" article 


User Responsibility:


Requirements and Prerequisites:

  • Access to a SFTP program (ex. WinSCP)
  • Shell Account users must have web design ability, or should be able to use a web editing tool; IT does not provide support for website design, coding, or other aspects of building the site.  

Hours of Availability:

  • The shell.newpaltz.edu server is available at all hours.

Customer costs:

  • There is no fee for this service.  

Support:

  • See the Related Articles on this page.
  • Click Request Assistance on this page.
  • Walk in to the Help Desk in Humanities 103.
  • Call the Help Desk at 845-257-3597.