Division of Information Technology Services

Things You Need to Know Before You Publish

Please create a JIRA ticket at jira.uwo.ca with the following information before publishing your site for the first time:

Good times to Publish

You can publish a single page or an entire folder any time you wish.  If you need to publish your entire site, there are some guidelines to follow.  Publishing your entire web site at once, either for the first time or after significant changes have been made, should be started by 7 a.m.  or after 4 p.m. on weekdays.  Alternatively, you could publish the entire site at once during the evening or on the weekend.  Adhering to these timeframes, assists everyone else who make experience slower response times in Cascade while your complete site publishes. 

If you choose to publish your complete site prior to 8 a.m. on weekdays and any issues arise, support staff will be available to assist you beginning at 8:30 a.m., you can then follow up with the Cascade Team after 8:30 am the same day if there are problems.  Otherwise, you must wait until the following day when someone will be available to assist you.

Firewalls

Please note the following only applies if you are publishing to your own departmental server, etc.  You do not need to worry about this is you are publishing to the Western web server.

If you have a firewall enabled on your sftp server, please ensure port 22 is open for

Benefits of Publishing to the Corporate Web Server

Please note:  If you use (or intend to use) scripting that is not supported on the Western web server, you MUST publish to your own server.  For more information regarding this, please create a JIRA ticket at jira.uwo.ca in the Web Support project.


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