SUNY Oneonta

Connecting to the webserver


Dreamweaver CS5 and newer (Mac + Win)

  1. Go to Site > New Site
  2. On the Site tab, add a descriptive Site Name and browse to a Local Site Folder (create a new folder on the desktop that will house a local copy of the files)
  3. On the Servers tab, click the + icon to add a new connection.
  4. Add a descriptive Server Name 
  5. Choose SFTP from the drop down menu next to Connect using
  6. Set the SFTP Address with the appropriate path from below (DW will automatically move part of the address to Root Directory):<directoryname>/<foldername><username><foldername><foldername>

  7. Enter Username & Password (Your Oneonta username/password)
  8. Click on the Advanced tab, and make sure the following two items are checked under Remote Server:

    Maintain synchronization information

    Automatically upload files to server on Save

  9. Click Save
  10. Click Save
  11. Always make sure you are working from the Remote Server