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Preparing your Directory for Web Publishing

To prepare your directory for web publishing, you'll need to connect via SSH to

This can be accomplished using Putty or MacSSH.

Once you're connected, enter your username and password as prompted, then you should see a prompt similar to the one below.

This is commonly referred to as the "Sun" prompt". Now, from your Sun prompt, enter "homepage_ok" as illustrated below and press "Enter".

    frodo{yourusername}22: homepage_ok
    This will run a short script that creates a default homepage for you, sets up your files, folders and permissions so that all your documents can be stored in your public_html directory. It will also e-mail you more information.

And that's it! Now your directory is ready for your homepage!