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ProgSoc offers a number of services to ProgSoc members.
- User website Hosting (Apache2/PHP5/MYSQL)
- Mailing list for Members to share knowledge and ask questions (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Email (Mutt in SSH, IMAP/POP3 or Webmail)
- SSH Access to user accessible machines remotely
If there's an application that ProgSoc currently doesn't support, but you'd like supported, please email mailto:email@example.com and mention a little about the application and what you need it for, and we will look at installing it.
Mail is available for all ProgSoc members and mail can be sent to addresses at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
To access your mail via webmail:
To access your mail via POP3S:
To access your mail via IMAP or IMAPS:
To access your mail via cmd line:
type mutt when you login to ssh.progsoc.org
SSH is typically used to log into a remote machine and execute commands. ProgSoc's user access machine can be accessed by using ssh.progsoc.org (126.96.36.199)
To use SSH on Windows the best application to use is
PuTTY can be downloaded from the PuTTY website. Save it to your
c:\windows directory, then click on the Start Menu > Run > Type
putty and press Enter.
Website space is available for all ProgSoc members, by accessing www.progsoc.org/~username (replace 'username' with the username you chose at registration).
Upload to web site
You will need to upload your files using SCP to ProgSoc servers. There are a variety of programs out there on the Internet that you can use. One is WinSCP, which is for Windows systems only and can be downloaded from WinSCP Download. Another is FileZilla, an open-source, cross-platform option.
You will need to enter the hostname as ssh.progsoc.org, and enter in your progsoc username and password
See the following link on creating your own website on ProgSoc Servers :-
To create a database under the name of your user you will need to login to ssh.progsoc.org and run the script create-mysql-database
It will mention:
This will create a MySQL database named 'username'. Is this what you want? Type 'yes' or 'no' > yes
All done! Good times.
Your password is: ********
Access your database with 'mysql -h muspell -u username -p' (and then 'use username;')
Please Make a note of your password for MySQL
phpMyAdmin allows the administration of MySQL over the Web. It allows ProgSoc members to create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields.