OIT to decommission www4 web service

Effective Monday, Dec. 31, OIT will discontinue the www4 web service, and content delivered via this obsolete platform will no longer be available via the web. Affected content owners have been notified.

No content will be removed or destroyed. OIT will provide permanent redirects for www4 URLs.

The www4 service started in the mid-90s as a way to provide personal web and project locker space to all campus users via the Andrew File System (AFS). The pages delivered by this service are not part of the university’s formal web presence. This is a featureless service without the availability of PHP, Shibboleth or ServerSide Includes capabilities, among others. Campus users can opt to use the following alternatives to host static and rich HTML content:

If you are seeking an alternative hosting solution for your web content, visit Get on the Web and use the Getting Started wizard to find the service that’s right for you.

If you need course content assistance, contact Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) at learntech@ncsu.edu or call 919.513.7094. For further assistance or to request a redirect for your www4 site, contact the NC State Help Desk at help@ncsu.edu or call 919.515.HELP (4357).