Linux Account Management
Use this site to create a user account on the OIT public Linux server. Anyone with an active NetID can request an account on this server. This service is similar to the legacy Solaris public offering on unix.cas.utk.edu, in that you can login to a Linux timeshare to edit files, compile programs, create web sites, etc.
Accessing your Linux Account
After you have created a Linux account, you can log in to the Linux server with any SSH client (e.g., PuTTY) or SFTP client (e.g., WinSCP, Cyberduck or FileZilla). If you are already familiar with these tools, you can connect to your account using the information below. Detailed instructions are available in the OIT Knowledge Base.
Password: your NetID password
Personal Web Content Location
Web sites for this server are stored in the public_html folder of your user account.
Viewing personal web sites
Once you have created your website folder (see Manage Your Linux Account), your public web address will be in the following format: