Personal Web Directory

 

 

What is my personal Web directory?

My personal Web directory is my network drive accessible from any computer

with Internet access and a web browser. This directory can also be referred to

as M:\web.

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Possible uses for my personal Web directory

  1. Publishing Web pages for a class project
  2. Sharing documents

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How do I get to my personal Web directory?

You can access your personal Web directory using one of three methods.

 

Method 1 (for Windows)

  1. Double click My Computer.
  2. Double click M:\.
  3. Double click the folder named "Web".

 

Method 2

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. 2.  Go to http://andi.fau.edu
  3. Log in using your FAU account and password.
  4. Select your role as either a Student or Employee.
  5. Select the "Folder View".  You will see all folders and files on your M:\
  6. Double click on the folder named "Web".

 

Method 3

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Go to http://andi.fau.edu
  3. Log in using your FAU account and password.
  4. Select your role as either a Student or Employee.
  5. Select the "Web Browser View".  You will see a directory listing of all files and folders.
  6. Single click on the directory named "Web".

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How do I publish Web pages to my personal Web directory?

Method 1

  1. Create a Web page using a Web editor such as MS FrontPage, MS Word, Dreamweaver, etc.
  2. Name the file with a .htm extension.  Example: mywebpage.htm
  3. Save it to your web folder, M:\web.

Method 2

  1. Create a Web page using a Web editor such as MS FrontPage, MS Word, Dreamweaver, etc.
  2. Name the file with a .htm extension.  Example: mywebpage.htm
  3. Open your web browser.
  4. Go to http://andi.fau.edu.
  5. Log in using your FAU account and password.
  6. Select your role as either a Student or Employee.
  7. Select the "Folder View".
  8. Drag and drop the file to your web folder.

Remember, your Personal Web directory is set for anonymous read access, so only publish Web pages or documents that you want others to see!

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How do I publish documents to my personal Web directory?

Method 1

 

  1. Save your file and exit the application used to create the file.
  2. Copy it to M:\Web.

Method 2

  1. Save your file and exit the application used to create the file.
  2. Open your Web browser.
  3. Go to http://andi.fau.edu
  4. Log in using your FAU account and password.
  5. Select your role as either a Student or Employee.
  6. Select the "Folder View".
  7. Drag and drop the file to your Web folder.

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How big is my personal Web directory?

  1. Students:  20 Megabytes
  2. Faculty & Staff:  100 Megabytes

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Who can access my personal Web directory?

Anyone can access your Web directory with read only access, via a Web browser .

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Web directory guidelines

  1. You must adhere to all international copyright laws.
  2. You must adhere to OIT Computing Policies found at http://www.fau.edu/oit/about/files/techpolicies.pdf.
  3. You are solely responsible for the content and use of your Web directory.

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