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Requesting a new site on comprehensive webhosting

This page details what you need to provide in order to request a new comprehensive webhosting site.

Gathering information

To request a new site please ensure you have the following details:

  • Your name, email address, and OAK username (SSO)
    • N.B. we can only accept requests from University and college staff, although external contacts can be set as technical contacts.
  • The primary billing contact
    • Name
    • Email address
    • OAK Username (SSO)
  • The primary technical contact
    • Name
    • Email address
    • OAK username (SSO) if available
    • IP Address(es)
      • These must be publically routable
      • They should be static IPs, as they need to be added to firewall exceptions.
      • If you can only provide a dynamic IP, please note that all changes to these addresses will be chargeable work.
  • Oracle Financials code (if applicable - we are only able to invoice colleges, all other units must provide a code)
  • The primary name for the site (e.g. www.basket-weaving.ox.ac.uk)
  • Any aliases required for the site (e.g. live.basket-weaving.ox.ac.uk)
  • The amount of storage required
  • The type of database required
    • We currently support mysql and postgresql

Requesting the site

Once you have all these details please use this form to request your new site. We aim to respond to your request within 3 working days.

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Written by IT Services. Latest revision 11 August 2016