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Uploading Files - Users.Etown.Edu
E-Town offers students, staff, and faculty the option to upload a website to users.etown.edu. This page explains how to connect to users.etown.edu and upload your website files.
Quick links to sections in this article:
WinSCP
FileZilla
Dreamweaver

To use users.etown.edu, you must have a website manager or FTP client installed on your computer. The FTP client must support secure FTP (FTPS).

WinSCP
Step 1:Download and install WinSCP from their website: WinSCP.net. Step 2:Open WinSCP. In the new site window, do the following:
  • File protocol: FTP
  • Encryption: TLS/SSL Explicit encryption
  • Host name: users.etown.edu
  • Port number: 22
  • Username: E-Town username
  • Password: E-Town password
Then click Save.

Step 3:
Select Login.

Step 4:After the connection has been established, you can now drag files from the left side (your computer) to the right side (your site).



FileZilla

Step 1:Download and install FileZilla from their website: filezilla-project.org.
Step 2:Click the icon in the top left corner to open the new site window.

Step 3:Do the following:
  • Host: users.etown.edu
  • Port: 22
  • Protocol: FTP - File Transfer Protocol
  • Encryption: Require explicit FTP over TLS
  • Logon Type: Normal
  • User: E-Town username
  • Password: E-Town password
Then click Connect.

Step 4:
After the connection has been established, you can now drag files from the left side (your computer) to the right side (your site).


Dreamweaver

Step 1:
Open Dreamweaver. In the new site window, do the following.
  • Server Name: users.etown.edu
  • Connect using: FTP over SSl/TLS (explicit encryption)
  • FTP address: users.etown.edu
  • Port: 22
  • User: E-Town username
  • Password: E-Town password
  • Web URL: http://users.etown.edu/
  • Authentication: None (encryption only)

Under More Options, check Use Passive FTP and Use FTP performance Optimization.


Step 2:In the Servers window, select Remote. Click Save.

Step 3:
Click Yes.

Step 4:On the right hand toolbar, click the plug with an x icon.

Step 5:Once the plug icon has a check, click the expand windows icon.

Step 6:After the connection has been established, you can now drag files from the right side (your computer) to the left side (your site).




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