Getting Started

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Getting Started

You will need to login using Ion in order to use Director. If you have logged into Director before, you may also have the option of using your username and password to login.

There are two main components of Director: sites and virtual machines.


You can host websites on Director using by creating a site. These can be static webpages or dynamic.

If you are a student, you have the opportunity to create a personal website in the format<username>. Students can do this by pressing the Create Webdocs button located to the upper right of the page.

If you would like to create or gain access to a website for a club or school activity, click on the Create Site button in the upper right corner.

If you would like to create a website for another purpose, contact

Virtual Machines

In some cases, your web application may use software or features that require administrative access. In these cases, you might want to create a virtual machine, which will give you an environment where you have complete control. You can view and create virtual machines by clicking on your name in the top right corner and selecting Virtual Machines. You can create a new virtual machine by clicking on Create VM.

You can also request software to be installed on the web server by using the feedback form.