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Web publishing and hostingWeb publishing and hosting

Personal web hosting

University Systems allows personal homepages on web.uvic.ca. When you sign up for a NetLink ID, you are automatically assigned a web space on the UVic server. This web space can be used to host web pages, where owners can add and maintain content, as well as set permissions. All faculty, staff, and students are allotted 1 GB of disk space, to be used either for email or web space. All computing usage at UVic, including personal web spaces, are subject to policy IM7020.

Who can use this service?

How do I request or access this service?

When you are assigned a primary NetLink ID, you are automatically set up with a personal web site. The URL of your site includes your personal NetLink ID: http://web.uvic.ca/~NetLinkID, where NetLinkID is your personal NetLink ID.

What is the cost for this service?

This service is provided free of charge up to 1GB of storage.

When is this service available?

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. You can be informed of service interruptions by subscribing to Informed.

How do I get help with this service?

Contact the Computer Help Desk for help with this service:

Web publishing and hosting options comparison

Departmental web hosting

Personal web hosting

SharePoint

Web content management (Cascade)

Provisioned web spaces where UVic departmental administrators can add and maintain content

1GB of alotted personal web space is available to all faculty, staff, and students.  This web space can be used to host web pages, where owners can add and maintain content, as well as set permissions

Online platform used for document management, storage, communication and collaboration among teams

Cascade web content management system (CMS) allows for the easy addition and editing of content by many different authorized users of a web site
Who can use it?

UVic faculty, staff and departments

UVic students, faculty, staff and departments

UVic faculty, staff and departments

UVic faculty, staff and departments
Who administers it?

Managed by department

Self-managed

Managed by SharePoint site owner

Managed by department
How can you make changes to a site?

At UVic or off-campus through SFTP using a valid NetLink ID account

At UVic or off-campus through SFTP using a valid NetLink ID account

Through any online connection at UVic or off-campus using a valid NetLink ID account

Through any online connection at UVic or off-campus using a valid NetLink ID account
Publicly Accessible?

Yes: content can be accessed through any online connection at UVic or off-campus

Yes: content can be accessed through any online connection at UVic or off-campus

No: SharePoint site access can only be shared with UVic personnel having a valid NetLink ID account and appropriate SharePoint permissions

Yes: content can be accessed through any online connection at UVic or off-campus