Shared Web Hosting

Overview

The shared web hosting service allows departments and faculties to host their websites on a shared environment managed by UBC IT. Website administrators can build and self-manage their websites through the administrator control panel.

UBC faculties, departments, affiliated organizations, and research projects are eligible to use this service.


Features & Benefits


Getting Started

  • Once you have selected a domain name for your website, please fill in the UBC IT Systems webform located here: 

    Shared Web Hosting Order Form

    Note: For 3rd level domains (ie. domain.ubc.ca), an approval process must be followed in order for the website to be created. Refer to this site for more information: Subdomain registration


Support

  • For service support, submit a Systems Service Request

  • To report issues, contact the IT Service Centre

  • UBC Web Hosting

    Web Site Owner

    Responsiblities

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    Overall maintenance of web hosting infrastructure.

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    Server  LAMP software and security updates.

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    Resource monitoring and allocation to ensure optimum server performance.

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    .Authority to disable a website if compromised.

     

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    Report immediately to UBC IT if they suspect their website has been compromised.

     

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    Content Management System updates (for CMS-based sites).

     

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    Website content creation / updates / management.

     

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    End-to-end website testing.

     

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    Information architecture, design and usability of websites.

     

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    Client-written application issues.

     

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    Installing SSL certificates on website