How to Access Plesk Control Panel for Your Site

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, September 9, 2016 01:25pm

To access your Plesk Web Control Panel, simply visit http://hosting.gatech.edu. If you are not using a wired campus connection, then you will need to utilize the Georgia Tech VPN to complete your connection to your site.

How to force http to https

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, November 28, 2016 03:05pm

If your website is hosted with OIT web hosting your website is most likely using our default SSL wildcard certificate. (You can read more about the default certificate here: https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/content/ssl-certificates-and-web-hosting-http-vs-https.) Regardless if you are using the default certificate, or one you purchased and installed, If you need to force the traffic from http to go to https, you can do that by using .htaccess.

How do I import an application I installed manually into Installatron?

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, January 9, 2017 01:32pm

While Installatron makes installing new web applications simple, many users don't know that you can use it to upgrade applications that you installed yourself or via Plesk's Application Vault. This guide shows you how to import your existing web application installation into Installatron. This does not modify your site at all - it simply tells Installatron about your application so that it can manage upgrades in the future. 


How can I use Secure Shell Remote Access?

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, November 5, 2018 02:43pm

You will need to login to your web based control panel and set a password on the shared account.  Please note that this account is not the same as your personal account used to login to the control panel.

How do I configure Installatron to automatically update my web application?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, April 7, 2017 12:07pm

 To begin, select Installatron Applications Installer from within your Web Hosting control panel.

What should I know about Email and WebHosting?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 09:27pm

All of the Web Hosting servers are setup to take advantage of the GT Outbound service.  No additional configuration is needed on the Web Hosting servers in order for your website to send email from those servers.  You should configure your content management system (i.e. Drupal) as described in the setup documentation for that application.

How to view, add or remove administrators for a web site?

This FAQ was last modified on: Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:47am

Owners can list all the Administrators on their site by using the Manage Site Admins form shown at the bottom of this document.  The Domain lookup form shown below can also be used other people who wish to find and contact the Owner.


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