This is the Eckerd College web server for user web pages. The opinions expressed on
these pages are the author's alone and do not reflect the policy or opinions of
If you choose to create a web page for yourself, you will need to know your rights and
responsibilities as a web author. The content of the web page is not censored or
audited by the school, however, you are subject to all state and local laws, as well
as the Shared Commitment to Academic Honesty. Please remember that you can not post
copyrighted materials without the permission of the author. If
you wish to complain about the content of a page, please contact the author first.
If you still have a dispute with that person, contact the
System Administrator and they will forward
it to the appropriate authorities.
Publishing web pages
Setting up your account
Before you publish for the first time, you will need to set up your
directories and permissions. Fortunately, we provide a script to
do this for you.
To run the "Web Publishing Information script", follow these steps:
TELNET to acasun.eckerd.edu -- in Windows, do this:
Click on Start, located in the bottom left corner of the screen
Choose Run from the list, then
Type telnet acasun.eckerd.edu
Click on OK
At the login menu, type 5 for Web Publishing Information
The script will set your acount to display web pages and
display your acount infomation for you.
FTP can be used either on- or off-campus on all types of desktop systems.
You must have an FTP client application on your system to transfer files via FTP.
If you need to download and install an FTP client application:
Windows users can download
Mac users can download
Enter the following information into a New Connection in your FTP application:
User ID: your username
Password: your password
After connecting to acasun, you will be located in your account's directory.
There will be a folder, created above, called "public_html"
Upload files to that location.
To view your pages online, go to:
http://home.eckerd.edu/~[your_account_name] in your browser.