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  1. Do I need a special account to create a website?
    If you are creating a website for a class project or personal use you should use the account associated with your NetID. That is where the website files and images will be stored.

    Student organizations can obtain an account that allows them to store their website on pegasus. The form is avail...


  2. Does Newark Computing have a fee based service to create and maintain my website?
    Yes, Departmental Services, a division of Newark Computing Services provides services such as web design and maintenance. They may be contacted

    Phone: 973 - 353 - 5086
    Email:  ncsds@andromeda.rutgers.edu
     
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  3. How can I get a copy of the Rutgers "Block R", informal university seal etc
    Information about the Rutgers visual identity system is available from
    http://identity.rutgers.edu/index.php This site contains details about the individual elements of the system and information about downloads.


  4. How can I transfer files to andromeda/pegasus from my PC?
    If you do not have a copy of SSH Secure Shell you can download it for free from https://software.rutgers.edu/.

    In order to transfer files from your PC to the andromeda or pegasus server follow the steps below.
    Click the Start button in the lower left hand cornerSelect ProgramsFrom the new ...


  5. How do I access my web page?
    Your web page is typically contained within a directory named public_html located in your UNIX home directory on either andromeda or pegasus.  The URL to access your web page is http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~netid or  http://pegasus.rutgers.edu/~netid. Where netid is replaced by your ne...

  6. How do I make my web site viewable(set permissions) using Mac OS X?
    Follow the step by step directions below to make your web site viewable using Mac OS X
    Open the Mac OS X Terminal. You can locate the Terminal program by opening your hard drive,  going to your Applications folder, opening the Utilities folder and selecting TerminalAt the system command prom...


  7. How do I make my web site viewable(set permissions) using Windows?
    Follow the step by step directions below to make your web site viewable using SSH.
    You will need an SSH client to login into the server(andromeda or pegasus)
    If you are working in the open access labs the client is installed and available on the desktopIf you require a ssh client it may be dow...


  8. How do I password protect my web site?
    There are various methods of password protecting your web site. One of the easiest methods is by use of  .htaccess.

    Briefly, the .htaccess process requires you create two files. One file, htpassword allows you to store usernames and encrypted password you create. The second file, .htacc...


  9. How do I use the windows SSH client for windows to open a SSH connect to andromeda/pegasus?
    Click the Start button in the lower left hand cornerSelect ProgramsFrom the new menu select SSH Secure ShellSelect the Secure Shell iconFrom the upper menu select Quick ConnectIn the Host area enter the name of the host which is either andromeda.rutgers.edu or pegasus.rutgers.eduEnsure that Port is ...


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