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ServiceURLUsageContactAdvantagesDisadvantagesGetting Started
Non-IU HostingArbitraryArbitraryISP
  • Wide variety of hosting options
  • Not tied to your IU account so is not removed when you leave IU.
  • May not be free but costs are generally modest, depending on your needs
  • Cannot be used for sensitive data

Contact the ISP managing the desired service.  There are literally thousands of web hosting options out there supporting wordpress, drupal, joomla, php, ASP.NET, Ruby on Rails, etc.

Once you have a non-IU web page, you can register it so you also have a http://homes.soic.indiana.edu/username url via the Homepage Management Page

IU Pages
  • http://pages.iu.edu/~username
Personal HomepagesUITS
  • No cost web hosting
  • Available to anyone at IU
  • Only 1GB of storage space
  • Disappears when you leave IU
  • HTML Hosting only, no PHP/CGI
  • Cannot be used for sensitive data
At IU, what is Pages and how can I publish a web page here?
SoIC CGI/PHP Server (for Homepages)
  • http://homes.soic.indiana.edu/username
  • http://cgi.soic.indiana.edu/~username
Personal HomepagesSoIC
  • No cost web hosting
  • Available to SoIC faculty, staff, and students
  • Support for PHP and arbitrary CGI programming (python, perl, etc)
  • Shared storage space with your SoIC Linux account home directory so limited to disk quota
  • Cannot be used for sensitive data
  • Disappears when you leave IU
SoIC Wordpress Homepages
  • http://wphomes.soic.indiana.edu/username
  • http://homes.soic.indiana.edu/username
Personal HomepagesSoIC
  • No cost web hosting
  • Available to SoIC faculty, staff, and graduate students
  • Popular Wordpress Content Management System
  • Wordpress installation SoIC Managed
How do I ask for help with a technology or facilities issue?
SoIC Course Homepages and Syllabi Hosting
  • http://homes.soic.indiana.edu/courses/...course designation...
  • Links automatically included on the SoIC Graduate and Undergraduate course pages
Course Homepages and Syllabus UploadsSoIC
  • No cost web hosting
  • Available to SoIC course instructors
  • Allows for the upload of course syllabi for automatic inclusion into the SoIC Graduate and Undergraduate course pages
  • Provides historic record of course information
How do I upload information about classes I'm teaching?
IU Webserve
  • http://www.indiana.edu/~groupname
  • http://projectname.soic.indiana.edu
  • http://projectname.indiana.edu
  • http://projectname.iu.edu
Research and Project PagesUITS
  • Not for personal homepages
  • Minimal cost for storage space > 1GB (school may cover costs for approved use)
Webserve Quick Start Guide
IU Common Hosting Environment (CHE)
  • http://projectname.webhost.iu.edu
  • http://projectname.soic.indiana.edu
  • http://projectname.indiana.edu
  • http://projectname.iu.edu
Research and Project PagesUITS
  • Supports ASP.NET in an IIS environment
  • Can be used for approved sensitive data applications
  • Not for personal homepages
  • Minimal cost for storage space > 1GB (school may cover costs for approved use)
Consolidated Hosting Environment (CHE) Quick Start Guide
IU Enterprise Confluence
  • https://uisapp2.iu.edu/confluence-prd/display/projectname
  • http://projectname.soic.indiana.edu/ (redirect)
Research and Project PagesUITS
  • Easy to use Collaborative/Wiki environment
  • Confluence installation manged by UITS
  • Not for personal homepages
  • Cannot be used for sensitive data
  • Requires faculty or staff sponsor
What is the IU Enterprise Confluence?
Wordpress Hosting
  • http://projectname.soic.indiana.edu/
Research and Project PagesSoIC
  • Popular Wordpress Content Management System
  • Wordpress installation SoIC Managed
How do I ask for help with a technology or facilities issue?
SoIC CGI/PHP Server (for project pages)
  • http://projectname.soic.indiana.edu/
Research and Project PagesSoIC
  • No cost web hosting
  • Available to SoIC faculty, staff, and students (with faculty or staff sponsor)
  • Support for PHP and arbitrary CGI programming (python, perl, etc)
Dedicated Virtual MachinesVariousResearch and Project PagesSoIC
  • Complete flexibility in configuration and services offered
  • Ideal for research projects needing custom web environments that do not fit into the standard services
  • Cost may be subsidized by SoIC
  • Requires funding source for larger or multiple VMs
  • Moderate maintenance overhead
  • Cannot be used for sensitive data without special approval
Virtual Machine Policy
Dedicated Research ServersVariousResearch and Project PagesSoIC
  • Complete flexibility in configuration and services offered
  • Ideal for research projects needing custom web environments, high computational needs, etc
  • Requires funding source to purchase server
  • High maintenance overhead
  • Cannot be used for sensitive data without special approval
How do I ask for help with a technology or facilities issue?

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