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CGS2100 Lab Session 14. Today’s Topic. Setup your homepage in Pegasus account. Step 1: Using Putty. Login to using an SSH (Secure Shell) client like putty. You may find it on lab PCs’ desktop, an icon named “putty”. Step 2: Connect to Pegasus using PUTTY.

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Cgs2100 lab session 14

CGS2100 Lab Session 14

Today s topic

Today’s Topic

Setup your homepage in

Pegasus account

Step 1 using putty

Step 1: Using Putty

  • Login to using an SSH (Secure Shell) client like putty.

  • You may find it on lab PCs’ desktop, an icon named “putty”.

Step 2 connect to pegasus using putty

Step 2: Connect to Pegasus using PUTTY

Enter here

Choose SSH protocol here

Login username nid password the same as your pegasus email password

Login username: NIDPassword: the SAME as your Pegasus email password

Password is invisible here. (No stars or dots)

Prepare your public html folder

Prepare Your Public_HTML Folder

Once you get into your Pegasus account, type

homepagesetup at the prompt. This will do several things to make your account ready to receive html pages that can be viewed by anyone. It will...

  • create a public_html folder that will store all web pages and images you want people to be able to access

  • set permissions for this folder so that anyone can view the contents of the folder, but only you can save files to this folder

  • insert a dummy web page called home.html in the new public_html folder that you can use as a sample

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1. Enter homepagesetup command

2. Then you are all set!

Your dummy webpage

Your “dummy” webpage

Access the dummy page at

This is your homepage address

Publish to your pegasus web space

Publish to Your Pegasus Web Space

  • Publishing a web page means uploading web pages and any associated files (images, audio, etc.) to a web server so that other people can view the pages by typing in the their URL in a web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer).

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  • In the address bar of your browser, type:

    and Input your NID and password.

NID here

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2. This will open up access to your account. You should see a mail folder and the public_html folder. Enter public_html folder

Double click this one

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3.To publish, select and drag the files from your computer to the public_html folder on your Pegasus account.

The new picture I just published

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4. While viewing the contents of your public_html folder, delete the home.html page that was created automatically when you typed homepagesetup.

Delete this file

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5. After you drag the appropriate files into the public_html folder on your Pegasus server, you can view those pages by entering the URL from any Internet connected computer.The URL is extension name)



  • Assignment 1.

  • You must use yourPegasus account to submit this assignment.

  • Due by 11:59:59pm on January 29

  • You are responsible for saving all copies of your sent mail.



  • You will receive a 0 on your assignment if your name and lab section are excluded.

  • You must be able to access your Pegasus account by next week.

  • You will not receive grades for any tests, assignments, etc., until assignment 1 is completely and correctly submitted.

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