Public Hosting Web Cluster

Information Technology Services Division provides both internal and external facing web hosting for staff of Deakin University. For assistance or to request hosting please contact the IT Service Desk.

Guidelines and Usage

This service is provided to Staff and affiliates of Deakin University for the hosting of non-personal and non-commercial websites. Deakin University does not review or endorse the contents of hosted webpages or the contents of external links from these pages. Responsibility for the contents and opinions expressed on this page rests solely with the author. Opinions expressed on this webpage do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the University. Deakin University assumes no liability for any content or opinion expressed on this site, nor does it warrant that the contents and links are error or virus free.

Any use of the Deakin University logo and logotype, whether by internal or external agencies, must have prior approval from the Marketing Division and must conform to the University's rules and guidelines. Please refer to the Marketing Division web site for information the use of Deakin's name and logo.

Applications and websites hosted by this service are not to be used for assessment purposes nor are they to store coursework or assessable materials from students.


This server is configured for use with Shibboleth. This is the only authentication system which is permitted for use with hosted websites.

For full details on how to configure your .htaccess files please see the Deakin Shibboleth Wiki page.