Web Hosting - LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP)


LAMP hosting is available on the server named web.engr.illinois.edu which runs the commercial web hosting software cPanel. This platform is good for basic web hosting using html, php, python, perl and mysql.

Available To

This web hosting service is available to all Engineering students, faculty and staff.


  • SSH access to the Linux command line
  • HTML, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails
  • Access to an integrated MySQL database and phpmyadmin
  • Self-service account generation
  • 1GB default storage
  • Shared hosting for projects that multiple people can access


Hosting is available at no additional charge. Web design and development is available at the rate of $47/hour.

Getting Started

Navigate to https://web.engr.illinois.edu and login with your NetID and AD password. Your default account will automatically be created. To create a shared hosting account go to https://my.engr.illinois.edu/getcpanel

More details available in the user guide.


Support for questions or problems available by sending email to engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu.

Get Help

Questions about this topic? Don't see what you're looking for?

Email engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu, call the Help Desk at 217-333-1313, or contact your primary IT support professional.