Creating a directory in your UNIX account (Windows)

  1. Logon to your UNIX account.

    Logging onto your UNIX account (Windows).

    You log into your UNIX account each time you want to work on your web pages for the web page assignment.

  2. Double click the public_html directory in the right pane to go into the public_html directory.

    This step places you in the main directory (public_html) that contains all of your web page files and directories.

  3. In a blank area of the right pane, click the right mouse button to display a popup menu. Point to the New command to display a cascade menu. Click the Directory command to create a new directory. A Create folder dialog box displays asking you to type in the name of the new directory. Type in the name

    pictures

    in the New folder name textbox. Then, click the OK button. The directory pictures should display in the right pane.

    This step creates a directory called pictures in the public_html directory of your UNIX account.

  4. Point to the pictures directory in the right pane and click the right mouse button to display a popup menu. Click the Properties command to display the properties of the pictures directory. Make sure that the Permissions properties for your pictures directory match the Permissions properties of the pictures directory in the image below. If you make any changes to the permissions, click the OK button. Otherwise, if you don't make any changes to the permissions, click the Cancel button.

    This step sets the proper permissions for the pictures directory in the public_html directory of your UNIX account.

  5. Click the F10 Quit button at the bottom of the WinSCP program window to logout out of your UNIX account.

Note: Executing the steps in this tutorial doesn't guarantee that you will have a working directory. Remember, a typo at any step or text entered could produce an error that will prevent the directory from working as you intend.