Windows Based Servers

Do you support ASP.net?

Yes, we support ASP.Net on our Windows network. Due to the exclusive nature of ASP.Net, you must either V1.1 or V2.0. All website default to V1.1, so please email webmaster@ptd.net to use V2.0 instead.

Does chmod work?

No, chmod does not function on the Windows FTP server. File security change requests should be e-mailed to webmaster@ptd.net.

Is FTP available?

Yes, using an FTP client, connect to ftp.nt.ptd.net and authenticate using the same username and password you use with FrontPage.

Is sendmail supported?

No, however it is possible to send mail via ASP. More information about accomplishing this is available at http://www.w3schools.com/asp/asp_send_email.asp.

Is SFTP available?

No, however, FTP is available. Using an FTP client, connect to ftp.nt.ptd.net and authenticate using the same username and password you using with FrontPage.

May I use a database on my website?

You may use a Microsoft Access database on your website. If you require an ODBC connection set-up, please contact webmaster@ptd.net with the correct DSN connection information.

What does "author access required" mean?

There may be a problem with the permissions on your website. Please e-mail webmaster@ptd.net for assistance with resolving this issue.

What scripting formats can I use on my website?

Websites hosted on our Windows network may use ASP and ASP.Net V1.1. You may also use ASP.Net v2.0 and PHP, but you must first email webmaster@ptd.net to activate these languages for your website.