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Secure FTP to Connect to U: Drive

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Mac OS 9 Instructions

1. These instructions will guide you through installing, configuring, and using the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) client on your Macintosh using OS 9.

SFTP instructions

2. If you are a Faculty/Staff member on campus using your state owned office computer, the first step is to contact the ITS Service Center so they can install the program on your computer. If you need to install the SFTP client yourself, it can be found at .

SFTP Instructions

3. Once you are at the site, click on the MacSFTP Classic.sit to download.

4. It is recommended that you save the installer to a location where you will be able to easily find it, such as the desktop. After it has finished downloading, it will appear on the desktop.

5. Once it has finished downloading, double click on MacSFTP_Classic.sit icon. It will then expand to a folder.

SFTP Instructions

6. Drag the MacSFTP Classic folder on the desktop to your Applications folder.

7. At this point, you may want to make an Alias for MacSFTP Classic on your desktop. To do this, highlight the MacSFTP Classic Application and hold down the Apple and the M key to make an Alias. Then, drag the alias to the desktop. This will give you an easy to access shortcut that is readily available.

8. You are ready to open up and use MacSFTP Classic now. Go ahead and click on MacSFTP Classic Alias on the desktop. The following window should come up.

9. To connect to your server storage space -
a) enter in the box following Host Name.
b) Insert your Network Logon Username in the box following Login
c) Enter you Network Login Password in the box following Login.
d) Click on the connect button.

SFTP Instructions

10. You will now be logged on to your server storage (U: drive). In the window, you will see the contents of your U: drive displayed. To move files between your local computer and your server storage, you can drag-and -drop the files to initiate the upload/download process. The time it takes to copy files depends on the size of the files and the speed of your internet connection.

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