How Do I ... Update to SFTP in Adobe Contribute
This document briefly describes how to make the necessary changes in Adobe Contribute 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.
This document briefly describes how to make the necessary changes in Adobe Contribute 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 Adobe Contribute and click on ‘Edit’ and then select ‘My Connections’.
Step 2. You will now see the My Connections dialog box with a list of all the sites that you maintain with Adobe Contribute. The following steps will need to be done for all the sites listed here. Select the site and click on the ‘Edit’ button.
Step 3. The Edit Connections dialog box will now be open, at this point just click on the ‘Next’ button.
Step 4. In this next section you will see a drop-down box below the ‘How do you connect to your web server?’ Click the drop-down and select ‘Secure FTP (SFTP)’.
Step 5. Once this is complete, click on the ‘Next’ button. Adobe Contribute may test the connection at this point.
If you require more information or have any difficulties using sftp with Adobe Contribute, please contact the ITS Support Centre at 519 661-3800.
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