Virtual web hosting

Saturday, 01 January 2011 13:28 Subhashis Banerjee

The CSC has commissioned a new virtual web hosting facility for securely hosting all web sites of the form which are not maintained by CSC. Each such web site will be securely maintained as a virtual site on the same server. The CSC would like to consolidate all such web sites to the new facility by Feb 15, 2011. Maintainers of such sites are requested to get in touch with the CSC web group and move their web sites to the new facility before the deadline.

Services available:

Steps for getting a web domain of the form are as follows:

  1. File a request to, with the details of: 
    • The required domain name (of the format specified above)
    • The purpose of the web-site 
    • Whether SSL access is required
    • Database access, whether required
    • List of people (with LDAP usernames) who will have edit-access to this web site
    • Faculty contact.
  2. On receiving the request, CSC web team will review it manually; and create the appropriate pointers in DNS, certificate generation (for SSL requirements, if any), database account creation, and other required steps.
  3. The faculty member will be notified once the process is over, which should not take more than 3 working days. The database credentials will have to be collected in person from the Web team, Computer Services Center.

User guide:

If you are creating a brand new web site (for example,

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