In Mac OS X, how do I use Cyberduck to transfer files over SFTP?

In Mac OS X, to use Cyberduck to transfer files via SFTP:

  1. Double-click the Cyberduck icon. When Cyberduck opens, at the upper left, click Open Connection...; alternatively, from the File menu, select Open Connection....
  2. At the top of the sheet that appears, from the drop-down menu, select SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol).
  3. In the "Server:" field, type the address of the remote host to which you wish to connect (e.g., mercury.uits.indiana.edu).
  4. In the "Username:" and "Password:" fields, type your username and passphrase for the remote computer. To save your password to the Keychain, check Add to Keychain.
  5. To log into a directory other than your home directory, at the bottom of the sheet, click More Options. In the "Path:" field, type the directory name (e.g., www).
  6. Click Connect to open the SFTP connection.

    Note: The first time you connect to a host, Cyberduck will display a warning such as "Unknown host key for server.uits.indiana.edu". Click Allow to continue.

  7. A window will open displaying the list of files on the remote host. To upload files or folders, drag them from a Finder window into the Cyberduck window. To download files or folders, drag them from Cyberduck into a Finder window.

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Last modified on 2014-10-31.

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