What is DNS?

Remember back before everyone had computers that fit in their pocket, how companies would ship a book full of phone numbers to your doorstep? We might have known who we were looking for, but we needed to look up phone numbers unless they were…

What is a Subdomain?

A subdomain is one way of organizing and separating content on your site. You're already familiar with the concept of subdomains, even if you don't know it. Consider Stanford's public Web site at http://stanford.edu. As you browse parts…

What is Domain Mapping?

Domain mapping, simply put, is deciding where visitors should be directed when they visit various pieces of your website. Domains and subdomains can be mapped directly to folders located within your web hosting account, where you may have installed…

What is Single SignOn?

Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication scheme that allows users to login with a single ID and password to more than one application. You login to su.domains with your Stanford SunetID, which is the same credential you used to login axess.stanford.edu.…