Web Development

Support and configuration information for Penn's web environment.

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Posted on: April 16, 2013

Web Applications can be integrated with CoSign with minimal development effort. The general idea is that CoSign sets some environmental variables, such as $REMOTE_USER, that the web app can use. In a single-sign-on system like CoSign, the meaning of "...

Posted on: April 16, 2013
Apache Error messages

503 Service Temporarily Unavailable is universally displayed when CoSign fails. This can be for multiple reasons, including:

the wrong permissions on the filter directory incorrect path CoSign service is down/unreachable...
Posted on: April 5, 2013

This document is "a work in progress" and specific configurations may vary.

Apache Post-Install

These steps must be run with root privileges and assume you are in the directory where the cosign zipfile was unpacked.

Create a working...

Posted on: March 27, 2013

The transfer of files to and from origin.www.upenn.edu is accomplished via SFTP (Secured File Transfer Protocol) with a supported SFTP client. Follow the download links below for Windows (WS_FTP Professional ) or OS X (Fetch) and consult the...