Shiny Server

You must request access to the server prior to usage. Please send an email to requesting access to the shiny server. This server is only available to users in the Department of Statistics.

The Shiny Server is a web server that runs R programs within some HTML code to provide dynamic web pages displaying Statistical Analysis. More information is available at RStudio.


Once you are given access you should be able to see the demo pages linked to your account.

  1. Please modify your code not to have spaces in any names and ideally make all the filenames lowercase.
  2. You need to transfer your files to the server. This is done using SFTP protocol.
    • {from mac terminal} $ scp -r [program-folder]
    • {from pc} start winscp and connect to with your Unity ID and Campus Password
      • {create program-folder in ShinyApps folder}
      • Drag and Drop files to the Shiny server in program-folder.
  3. Go to website
  4. If errors occur please send an email to