How Do I ... Update to SFTP in Dreamweaver 8

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Introduction

This document briefly describes how to make the necessary changes in Dreamweaver to allow you to use sftp rather than ftp. These changes are necessary because Western only permits secure sftp to be used when transferring files on campus.

How to update from ftp to sftp

This document briefly describes how to make the necessary changes in Dreamweaver to allow you to use sftp rather than ftp. These changes are necessary because Western only permits secure sftp to be used.

Step 1. Open Dreamweaver CS3 and click on ‘Site’, then select ‘Manage Site’.

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Step 2. You will now wee the Manage Site Dialog box that lists all the sites you are maintain with Dreamweaver CS3. You will need to do the following steps for each site listed in this dialog box. Click on the first site in your list, then click on the ‘Edit’ button.

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Step 3. This will open the site definition box for your selected site. Click on the ‘Advanced’ tab at the top. This will change to the advanced properties view. In the Category list to the left, click on ‘Remote Info’. This will list all the remote connection information. You will now see the option box for ‘Use Secure FTP (SFTP)’ Put a check mark here. Click on the OK button.

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More Information

If you require more information or have any difficulties using sftp with Dreamweaver, please contact the ITS Support Centre at 519 661-3800.

 

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