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Instructional Laboratory Support - Mechanical Engineering


Accessing web content for Editing

How can I access my web space to make changes?

The new space given for your web site can be accessed in many ways. The actual file system is available on all UNIX and Linux machines in the path /web.
Additionally, you can do a 'Map Network Drive' to this path \\tools.ecn.purdue.edu\web

- Faculty, Staff and Graduate students will find their directory under 'users'.
       IE      /web/users/loganm
- Undergraduate Students will find their directory under 'me'.
       IE      /web/me/<login>
- Non-person accounts will find their directory under 'entities'.
       IE      /web/entities/ME274
- Non-person accounts with virtualhost configuration will find their directory under 'group'.
       IE      /web/groups/MECL
       IE - web accessible files  /web/groups/MECL/public_html


Permission Denied errors when viewing a web page

The web server is a UNIX based system. When creating or editing files, especially when using a PC or Mac, the access permission can be set incorrectly. To correct these, you will need to open a command prompt on tools and use the 'chmod' command. To be web accessible, a file must be world readable or be set to the UNIX group www and group readable. For a directory to be accessible, it must either be world readable and executable or have its UNIX group set to www and have the group read and execute permissions set.

EXAMPLE: Making A file (index.html) and Directory (sp3) accessible for user loganm

tools: cd /web/users/loganm
tools: pwd

/web/users/loganm tools: ls -la -rwx------ 1 loganm other 67 Oct 26 2009 index.html drwx------ 2 loganm other 3 Jan 28 20:36 sp3
tools: chmod 744 index.html tools: chmod 755 sp3 tools: ls -la -rwxr--r-- 1 loganm other 67 Oct 26 2009 index.html drwxr-xr-x 2 loganm other 3 Jan 28 20:36 sp3