pluto.cse.fau.edu

About this Server

This server is the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (CEECS)  server for the COT3002L Foundations Lab. It also serves as a  webserver to host personal pages for the CEECS students via the url http://student.cse.fau.edu.

How to Login

Use a SSH program to login to the server. You can use PUTTY or  WINSSH. Other alternative clients are also listed at IRM’s SSH Page.

  • Login with your FAU credentials (FAU userid + your Network Password)
  • Your FAU Userid is the same userid you use to login to MyFAU, Blackboard, etc. Ex: JohnDoe2015

If you are using a command line SSH program (such as from a linux/unix system or a mac terminal prompt), you can also do this:

ssh userid@pluto.cse.fau.edu

How To Create Your Personal Web Page

Use a SSH program to login to the server. You can use PUTTY or  WINSSH. Other alternative clients are also listed at IRM’s SSH Page.

  • Login with your FAU credentials (userid + your Network Password)
  • Once logged in, create you homepage directory: mkdir public_html
  • Set the correct permissions on your home directory: chmod 755 $HOME
  • Set the correct permissions on your homepage directory: chmod 755 $HOME/public_html

Once the above steps have been completed, you can upload your HTML files into the public_html folder. You can use the File Transfer application in WinSSH to upload files. Be sure to have your main file as index.html. This is the default file that will be served when someone visits your homepage.

Your homepage URL will be:  http://student.cse.fau.edu/~username

Where username is your FAU userid.