For Windows Users

 

 

First of all you will have to request for your homepage directory to be created to Mr. Prajwal Bajpai through email (prajwalb@iitk.ac.in).

 

Download any of the 3 files which you feel comfortable and then unzip then to get the exe file.

 
  WinScp
  Putty
  SSH WinClient

 

 

  Important Notes:
 

WinSCP and SSH Client requires installation, whereas Putty can be directly launched from the .exe files or double clicking the icon.

 

For WinSCP or SSH WinClient, double click on the .exe installer file and then accept the 'License Agreement' and complete the installation steps by clicking 'Next' and 'Ok' or 'Finish' button wherever applicable retaining the default options.

 

Then launch the programs by by double clicking on the program's icon from the desktop or clicking on the program button from the windows Start menu and then from All Programs.

  

Points to Remember: 
  When you shall have to upload, download or delete or manage the web contents of your homepage folder by GUI through mouse,use WinSCP.
  When you wish to edit any content from command line use Putty or SSH Shell Client (white colour) of SSHWinClient. 

 

After launching the program of your choice, follow the steps based on the client you have chooosen:

Ø Using Putty

Ø Using WinSCP   

 

For Linux Users (Using command prompt)

 

For uploading:

 

  Open a terminal in your local linux machine connected to I I T Kanpur campus LAN.
  Your local directory should have the web contents to be uploaded.
  Using command line, type 'sftp <user-id>@webhome.cc.iitk.ac.in' and then type 'yes' if prompted with some questions and then type in your CC password for authentication.
  After the authentication, type 'cd /www/<user-id>/www/' to go to the root folder of your homepage.
  Then use 'get' or 'put' statement to download or upload any file.

 

 

For editing or deleting:

 

  Open a terminal in your local linux machine connected to I I T Kanpur campus LAN.
  From command line Type 'ssh <user-id>@webhome.cc.iitk.ac.in' and then type 'yes' if prompted with some questions and then type in your CC password.
 

After the authentication type 'cd /www/<user-id>/www/' to go to the root folder of your homepage and then you may use vi editor to edit your web content there.

 

v  Type 'vi <filename>' to edit that file.

v  To delete any file, type 'rm -f <file-name>'.

v To delete any directory, type 'rm -rf <directory-name>'.

 

 

 

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