Just as almost everyone here at UWG is provided with email, most everyone is also provided with webspace!

This web space is yours and you are free to use it as you wish provided you observe UWG's policies. You will need to be connected to the VPN to access the server. You should also include the UWG Disclaimer on your site. You can find an example at the following link. https://www.westga.edu/its/website-disclaimer.php

Please see the information below to determine your webspace details.

For Faculty, Staff, Departmental or Organizational webpages:

For detailed instructions on accessing your webpages, click here [PDF].

Host/Web Server: webfiles.westga.edu (requires VPN access)
Username: UWG ID Username
Password: UWG ID Password
Port Number: 22
Software Needed to Publish:

FileZilla and WinSCP or other compatible SFTP Software. Adobe Dreamweaver is also compatible.

For FileZilla and WinSCP or other compatible SFTP clients, use one of the following settings:

  • SFTP (Allow SCP Fallback)
  • SFTP using SSH2
URL: http://www.westga.edu/~YourUSERNAME
Extras: Supports PHP, cgi/Perl, SSI
Set-up required: None
Webspace Limit: Varies

For Student webpages:

Instructions are located here: Web Publishing for Students.