The OTDI’s web hosting services include integration with Shibboleth, snap shots of production files for emergency backups, incorporation of the University Code Repository (UCR) and other benefits. Just design a page in Drupal, WordPress, MODx or one of many other supported CMS platforms and the OTDI will handle the rest for $50 per month.

The Web Hosting service provides:

  • One production site, one development site, and one test site
  • Multi-site support (one site installation can support multiple URLs)
  • Security compliant platform built on the university’s security standards and featuring security scans and new application firewall services;
  • Integration with OSU infrastructure including preconfigured integration with Identity Management, University Code Repository or GitHub, and Shibboleth to allow authentication using Ohio State Username and password
  • certificates and SSL support (https) is preconfigured with all sites
  • Apache, PHP and MySQL Database support (A.K.A. “LAMP”)
  • 40GB space per site (production, development and test)
  • Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), SSH access and cron capability
  • Self-service control panel for site administrators to: add/lastname.# entries that have FTP access, view site settings and site information (e.g. URL, administrators, FTP-ers, Notify-Email list)
  • Backups include data copied to tertiary data center at Wright State, located 90 miles from Ohio State’s main campus
  • Unlimited page views, bandwidth and lastname.#-based FTP accounts


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