Differences between Sitehost and Pages

Sitehost is for official IU business related to your organizational unit, research, instructional, academic, approved professional organization, or registered student group. Sitehost hosts the university gateway and regional campus websites as well as thousands of other websites related to official IU business. Accounts on Sitehost have access to subservices and utilities not available through Pages. Sitehost is the central service for University web pages. Accounts on Sitehost are assigned to a group account and intended to be maintained by multiple users.

Pages is for an individual's professional, research, instructional, or academic web content. The URL is pages.iu.edu. You should not use Pages to share hobbies, family information, and favorite entertainment links or other purely personal content. Accounts on Pages are assigned to an individual user account and intended to be maintained by that single user.

This table compares some of the features included in Sitehost and Pages:

Feature Sitehost Pages
Apache 2.4 2.4
Connecting to server SSH2, SFTP SSH2, SFTP
E-commerce Available Not available
MySQL 8.0 Not available
Perl 5.26 5.26
PHP 8.1 (default), 8.2, 8.3 Not available
Python 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 3.7, 3.8, 3.9
Samba Not available Not available
Text editors Nano, Pico, vi, vim, Emacs Nano, Pico, vi, vim, Emacs
MachForm Available Not available
Virtual hostname Available Not available
Web usage reports Not available Not available
While Pages lets sites use script files, scripts cannot be run manually on the Pages SSH server.

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Last modified on 2024-01-25 07:02:30.