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Web Server Support

QUB Information Services provides infrastrusture supporting a variety of technologies and  requirements for supporting university websites. Users should check with the web team if they are in any doubt as whether their intended use of the server is compatible with supported technologies. Further information is available or contact the web team who will be happy to discuss any user's requirements.

The following services/software packages are supported on the central web servers at Queen's:

Domain Name Registration and DNS

  • Please contact us before registering domain names (.com .co.uk etc) as this registration should be carried out by Information Services

Server Side Techologies

  • PHP 5.1.6
    • Modules: MySQL, MSSQL, ODBC, PDO, PEAR, LDAP, GD, MBSTRING, MCRYPT, SOAP,XML
  • ASP.NET
    • .NET Framework v2 / IIS 7.5
  • ASP

Databases

  • MySQL 5
  • MS SQL Server 2008

Site Building Tools
  • Terminal4 Content Management System (more)
  • WordPress Blogs (more)
  • FTP support for client authoring tools such as Dreamweaver
  • phpMyAdmin
  • FormMail (more)
  • phpBB Forums
  • Site Search Service (more)
  • Link Checking Service (more)
  • Website Statistics and Web Analytics (more)
  • QUB Dropbox Integration (more)

Security
  • SSL Certificates
  • Backups
  • Anti-virus
  • Restricted sites (e.g. QUB-only, Staff-only, Students-only)

Other Features
  • Scheduled Tasks and Cron Jobs
  • cPanel Web Hosting Control Panel for student clubs and societies