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== Hosting services available to NCF members (individuals) ==
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NCF provides website hosting services for individuals who are NCF members and also to organizations too.
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==Hosting services available to individual NCF members==
 
Each member has available:
 
Each member has available:
* web space for static (non-dynamic) web pages (see [[Publishing_Web_Pages]])
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* web space for static (non-dynamic) web pages (see [[Publishing Web Pages]])
* FTP access and Web File Manager (see [[Publishing_Web_Pages]])
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* FTP access and Web File Manager (see [[Publishing Web Pages]])
 
* web traffic stats (produced by the AWStats package)
 
* web traffic stats (produced by the AWStats package)
 
* nightly back-up
 
* nightly back-up
* email (one account per member), including webmail, POP, and IMAP access
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* email (one account per member), including webmail, POP and IMAP access
  
 
No dynamic page generation faciliaties are avilable (eg., no PHP, JSP, MySQL, etc) to member accounts, but are available to 'organizational' accounts (which can be held by a person).
 
No dynamic page generation faciliaties are avilable (eg., no PHP, JSP, MySQL, etc) to member accounts, but are available to 'organizational' accounts (which can be held by a person).
  
 
=== Apache .htaccess files ===
 
=== Apache .htaccess files ===
NCF's web server is Apache, and .htaccess files are recognized with the following modules
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NCF's web server is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_HTTP_Server Apache HTTP server] and .htaccess files are recognized with the following modules
 
enabled:
 
enabled:
 
* mod_auth (for Basic password protection, ie., password in the clear)
 
* mod_auth (for Basic password protection, ie., password in the clear)
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* mod_rewrite (for remapping)
 
* mod_rewrite (for remapping)
  
For more information on these and how to use them, do a Google search.
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For more information on these and how to use them, do an internet search.
  
 
The absolute path to your web space is:
 
The absolute path to your web space is:
 
  /srv/files70/content/members/htdocs/[yourAccountID_or_emailAlias]
 
  /srv/files70/content/members/htdocs/[yourAccountID_or_emailAlias]
  
== Hosting services available to Organization accounts ==
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== Hosting services available to organization accounts ==
 
NCF [http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/register.jsp organizational accounts] have available:
 
NCF [http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/register.jsp organizational accounts] have available:
 
* all services available to members (web pages, etc)
 
* all services available to members (web pages, etc)
 
* sub-domain hosting (eg., myOrgName.ncf.ca)
 
* sub-domain hosting (eg., myOrgName.ncf.ca)
* full-domain hosting (eg., myOrgName.ca) (but domain name registration has to be done elsewhere)
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* full-domain hosting (eg., myOrgName.ca) (Note that NCF does not offer domain name registration, so it has to be done elsewhere)
 
* PHP5, MySQL5
 
* PHP5, MySQL5
 
* no scripting support, no shell access
 
* no scripting support, no shell access
  
Organizational email accounts are limited at the moment by old mail server technology; not much is available beyond simple forwarding.
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Organizational email accounts are limited at the moment by old mail server technology. Not much is available beyond simple forwarding.
  
 
Package installation (such as WordPress) may be possible for organizational accounts by special arrangement.
 
Package installation (such as WordPress) may be possible for organizational accounts by special arrangement.

Revision as of 14:34, 24 December 2011

NCF provides website hosting services for individuals who are NCF members and also to organizations too.

Hosting services available to individual NCF members

Each member has available:

  • web space for static (non-dynamic) web pages (see Publishing Web Pages)
  • FTP access and Web File Manager (see Publishing Web Pages)
  • web traffic stats (produced by the AWStats package)
  • nightly back-up
  • email (one account per member), including webmail, POP and IMAP access

No dynamic page generation faciliaties are avilable (eg., no PHP, JSP, MySQL, etc) to member accounts, but are available to 'organizational' accounts (which can be held by a person).

Apache .htaccess files

NCF's web server is an Apache HTTP server and .htaccess files are recognized with the following modules enabled:

  • mod_auth (for Basic password protection, ie., password in the clear)
  • mod_alias (for redirecting)
  • mod_rewrite (for remapping)

For more information on these and how to use them, do an internet search.

The absolute path to your web space is:

/srv/files70/content/members/htdocs/[yourAccountID_or_emailAlias]

Hosting services available to organization accounts

NCF organizational accounts have available:

  • all services available to members (web pages, etc)
  • sub-domain hosting (eg., myOrgName.ncf.ca)
  • full-domain hosting (eg., myOrgName.ca) (Note that NCF does not offer domain name registration, so it has to be done elsewhere)
  • PHP5, MySQL5
  • no scripting support, no shell access

Organizational email accounts are limited at the moment by old mail server technology. Not much is available beyond simple forwarding.

Package installation (such as WordPress) may be possible for organizational accounts by special arrangement.

NCF hopes to expand its hosting services as resources permit.

The absolute path to your web space is:

/srv/files70/content/hosting/[www.mydomain.ca]/htdocs