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What do I do if my website is restricted to the Campus Only Network?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, March 30, 2018 05:44pm

Have you updated your site to be the most up-to-date versions (Version 7.58, or Version 8.5.1) of Drupal?

If the answer is "No". You will have to update your site following the steps provided in this link.
https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/content/how-update-your-site-drupal-7-and-8-core-highly-critical-release-psa-2018-001

How to install Installatron on your installation

This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 12:25pm

If you want to use Installatron to manage your site (or your installation), please follow the steps below.

 

1. Login to your site's control panel. Click on Installatron Application Installer link.

2. Click on Applications Browsers Tab

How to remove your installation from Installatron

This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 03:52pm

If you want don't want your site to be managed by Installatron but still want to keep the installation of you site, you can follow steps below.

1. Login to your site's control panel, click on Installtron Applications Installer link. Click on the Wrench Icon of the installation that you want to remove that from Installatron.

2. Click on Files & Tables Tab

How do I update my site with Drupal 7 and 8 core highly critical release PSA-2018-001?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, March 30, 2018 01:14pm
*** Important: Make sure that you have the most current backups of your codes and databases to fall back to (if needed). How do I backup and restore my site? ***

Choose from the 2 options below how you will patch your site.

Case1: Use Installatron to update your web application.

Case2: You are NOT using Installatron Application.

How to use htaccess and SAML Attribute to secure your web content on OIT Plesk Servers

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, February 2, 2018 11:03am

What is the benefit of this type of authentication?

Using .htaccess file with SAML Attribute can help you to secure your web content. It helps you to allow only users who have the specified SAML attribute value to access your protected web content.  For example, you can allow only GT employees (cas-attribute eduPersonAffiliation:employee) to access a specific web directory on your website.

Requirements:

1. mod_auth_cas enabled on your hosting account (All of the web hosting accounts on Plesk have mod_auth_cas enabled globally.)

Installatron: Keeping your WordPress Application Up To Date

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, January 13, 2017 03:28pm

If your WordPress version(s) is (are) out of date please log into your Plesk Control Panel(s) from hosting.gatech.edu and click the name of your site. From the Websites & Domains screen click the Installatron Application Installer link on the right. From the Installatron screen click the check box by the “X” on each of the WordPress Sites on your Domain. Then click the Wrench  (Edit) Button and the bottom of the screen. You will see two arrows chasing each other at the top left of the screen the find yourself an Overview screen.

SSL Certificates and Web Hosting (http:// -vs- https://)

This FAQ was last modified on: Thursday, November 17, 2016 02:58pm

SSL or Secure Sockets Layer is a protocol that keeps transmission of data over the internet private by encrypting and decrypting it. To use this security on the Web Hosting service you just have to browse to a hosted site with an https:// at the front of the sites domain name instead of an http://. You can even choose to force some or all traffic on your site to only use SSL.  Notice that no matter how you come to this F.A.Q. site you are forced to https:// - secure traffic. (See this F.A.Q.

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