At IU, how do I remove my personal web page?
Note: During the fall of 2013, use of the Mypage service is being limited to professional, research, instructional, and academic needs. The content in an account on Mypage must be related to the individual's, department's, or student group's role within the university (for example, a faculty or staff member's professional, research, or academic information, or a student's academic tasks). Specifically, these accounts are no longer to be used for content such as hobbies, family information, and favorite entertainment links. All account owners are being contacted about this change.
You can use the spinweb command on Mercury to
set the permissions on your Mypage web pages at Indiana
University so that no one can see them. To do so, connect to
mercury.uits.indiana.edu and, at the command prompt,
This will disable your pages so that no one will be able to view them,
but the files will remain in your account so that you may download
them and move them to another host, or make them visible again at a
later date by running
spinweb (without the
For information about software you can use to make a secure connection to Mercury, see At IU, what SSH/SFTP clients are supported and where can I get them?
Last modified on August 21, 2013.