What are all the files and directories in my home directory? Back to top

public_html................This is your web directory. Place all your web files in there.

www................This is the same directory. They are aliased/linked to each other.

public_ftp................This is your anonymous ftp directory. Users can only download from this directory the files that you place there.

public_ftp/incoming................This is the anonymous user upload area.

public_html/webstore................This is the WebStore Shopping Cart directory.

public_html/webstore4................This is the WebStore 4.0 Shopping Cart directory.

_private................ This is part of MS Frontpage Extensions. DO NOT TOUCH.

_vti_*................ These are parts of MS Frontpage Extensions. DO NOT TOUCH.

public_html/cgi-bin................This is your cgi-bin directory. Put all of your own scripts here. This is not the location of the preinstalled scripts.

cpanel..........This is your Control Panel. DO NOT TOUCH. You may utilize the control panel thru: http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login


.xfm..........This is your part of your Control Panel. DO NOT TOUCH. You may utilize the control panel thru: http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login


.lists..........This is your Mailing List information. DO NOT TOUCH. You may utilize the control panel thru: http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login


.mail..........This is your Mail information. DO NOT TOUCH. You may utilize the control panel thru: http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login




How do I run my own CGI programs? Back to top



Put your CGI programs in the cgi-bin directory.

  • The cgi-bin should automatically change the permissions to chmod 755 for you

A special note - this does not apply to frontpage webs, follow normal cgi instructions

The location of preinstalled scripts is /cgi-sys.




How do I use cgiemail, and Formmail ? Back to top


CGIemail:This is a program that will email you the forms filled out from the web.


Please use formmail.cgi while we rewrite the section on CGIemail.

Formmail is a very easy to use form processor, simply place the following on any page after entering your domain.

<FORM METHOD=POST ACTION="http://yourdomain.com/cgi-sys/FormMail.cgi">
<input type=hidden name="recipient" value="sales@yourdomain.com">
<input type=hidden name="subject" value="Order">
<input type=hidden name="return_link_url" value="http://yourdomain.com/">
<input type=hidden name="return_link_title" value="Back to Main Page">

Be sure to replace yourdomain, with your real domain name.

How do I use counters, clocks, and calendars ? Back to top


Please use your control panel to create a counters, clocks, and calendars. There is a huge selection of styles available.
http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login




How do I use the anonymous ftp site? Back to top

This is preset up with every account. Your anonymous FTP account is the public_ftp directory in your root directory. You can create user specified logins in your public_html directory thru the browser control panel interface.



How do I create email aliases and forwarders? Back to top

Please use your control panel to create an alias/forward.
http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login



How do I use the auto-responders? Back to top

Please use your control panel to create an auto-responder.
http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login



How do I see who is using my auto-responders? Back to top

The original email that that your visitor sent to receive your auto-responder message will wind up in your default mailbox, unless you set up a pop or forwarder of the same name as the auto-responder. You can then see who requested an auto-responder, by the email that you have received.



How do I create a mailing list? Back to top

Please use your control panel to create mailing lists.
http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login
There may be extra charges if your mailing list is very large - more than 1000 subscribers).




How do I use Real Audio(tm) and Video(tm)? Back to top

Real Audio(tm) and Video(tm) is available for a small extra charge
Please contact us for more information



How do I change my login password? Back to top

Please use your control panel to change your passwords.
http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login

Telnet to your domain. After you've logged on, type "passwd" to change
your password. You can exit the telnet session by typing "exit".



How do I check the web usage stats for my domain? Back to top

Please use your control panel to check your stats.
http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login


I need to configure my mail reading program so I can access my emails. What are the proper settings? Back to top

Assume your domain is fred.com

Smtp = mail.fred.com
pop = username@fred.com
*** Replace username with what the control panel gave you as your login.
from = anyname@fred.com
passwd = was chosen in "pass" field of control panel pop setup


What is the correct path to perl(and other programs)? Back to top

perl5: /usr/bin/perl
perl5.003: /usr/bin/perl5.003
perl5.004: /usr/bin/perl5.004
sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
date: /bin/date
java: /usr/bin/java
python: /usr/bin/python

Domain paths
using example if your domain was fred.com

  • Main dir: /home/fred/public_html/
  • Cgi-bin: /home/fred/public_html/cgi-bin




What are the basic Frontpage settings? Back to top

assume your domain is fred.com

location to publish to: fred.com (note if the domain is not active use the ip# we assigned)
FTP server name: fred.com
Directory path: /home/fred/public_html/
or
Directory path: /fred/public_html/
Username: fred
Passwd: As-sent-to-you or try normal one.


What are the basic Msql settings? Back to top

mSQL is installed, however it is not supported dueto the complexity of the program.


How do I create my own "404 Not found" error page? Back to top

Please use your control panel to create error pages.
http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel/login

Make a file called .htaccess in the your public_html dir. (if it exists just add the line)
Add this line:
ErrorDocument 404 /404.html
and you can edit /home/username/public_html/404.html


How do I use the SSL server for my order form? Back to top

Normally, any text(such as your credit card number) sent from your browser to the web server is sent as plain text. This means that a hacker could potentially intercept(however unlikely) the information sent from your browser and read it.
However, by using the secure server, the information is encrypted before it is sent from your browser. It would be practically impossible for anyone to decrypt it without knowing the key.
Please use the secure server only when necessary.

Please contact us for more information