Publishing web pages using MyFiles
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Publishing web pages using MyFiles

Your MyFiles (NetDisk) space can be used to publish web pages on the Internet. This space can be used to share web pages, files and documents.

To publish web page files you will need to set up a special shared directory, public.www.

If you have difficulty configuring or accessing your MyFiles space, please contact the Support Desk at or 529-7900.


Set up your public.www directory

Important Note: Some users have noticed that when following the instructions below, they see only the Advanced permissions view, and not the Basic view they are used to. This is how netDisk/MyFiles functions normally, and is no cause for concern. The permissions are still set the in the same way.

1. From myMiami, access NetDisk or go to and log in with your Miami UniqueID and password.

2. From the Jump to drop-down box, choose MyFiles.

3. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Create Directory.

4. For the new directory name, type: public.www (This directory name must be entered exactly as shown or published pages will not function.)

5. Click Create Directory. A public.www folder will be created and will appear on your Directory Listing page.

6. Click the Share link located next to the newly created public.www folder.

7. In the UserId field type: udsweb

8. If you are in the Basic view, select the checkboxes Read & Execute, List Folder Contents, and Read. Under the Applies To: drop-down menu, select This folder, subfolders, and files.

  1. If you are in the Advanced view, select Transverse/Execute File, List Folder/Read Data, Read Attributes, Read Extended Attributes, and Read Permissions. Under the Applies To: drop-down menu, select This folder, subfolders, and files.

9. Click Apply.

Your MyFiles space is now ready to be used for publishing web pages on the Internet and can be accessed by visiting (Replace the italicized portion with your own UniqueID; for example,

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Symptoms: Publish web pages with NetDisk or M drive

Keywords: 2534 web publication uds myfiles universal disk space directory public.www website student org 040972654002534

Applies To: Web Development - Technical | Network Storage

Solution ID: 040972654002534@kpol17 Last Modified Date: 04/22/2015 11:09:09 AM

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