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Configuration Details

SERVER (Host) LOCATION:

https://wwwpublish.esf.edu
(NOTE: https used instead of http & wwwpublish instead of www)

DOMAIN\USERNAME & PASSWORD
Domain & username are usually entered together, separated by a backslash: \

Faculty & Staff:

  • DOMAIN\USERNAME: esfadmin\username
    (username same as for esf.edu email, i.e., username@esf.edu)
  • PASSWORD: same as esf.edu email/webmail (NOT faculty/staff login password)

Students:

  • DOMAIN\USERNAME: www\username
    (username same as for syr.edu email, i.e., username@syr.edu)
  • PASSWORD: same as syr.edu email/webmail

Connecting with Mac OSX

Recommended Solution:
Cyberduck version 4.0.2 or earlier

IMPORTANT NOTE: The first thing that you will want to do when you open Cyberduck 4.0.2 is turn off the preference to check for updates. 4.0.2 is NOT the latest version of Cyberduck, but it is the most recent version of Cyberduck that works with our web server.

If you are running the latest version of OS X (10.8 - Mountain Lion), you will need to ctrl-click (or right click) and select Open from the menu for the first time as it's not a "signed" application, and click Open on the dialog box that comes after that.

To connect:

  • Click on "Open Connection" icon.
  • Choose "WebDAV (HTTP/SSL)" from dropdown menu
  • For Server name, enter "wwwpublish.esf.edu"
  • Under More Options, for directory information, type in the full path of the folder you wish to access, for example,
    /efb/faculty/
    where "/efb/faculty/" would be replaced by your folder string. (NOTE: No "https://" needed)
  • Enter your username and password. (NOTES: "username" means your username; use backslash \, not frontslash /.)
  • Connect

Mac OS X 10.4.x to 10.5.2 only
Direct Finder Connection

  1. From the "Go" menu on the desktop, choose "Connect to Server" (or just key command-k).
  2. Type in the full web address of the folder you wish to access, beginning with "https://" -- for example, https://wwwpublish.esf.edu/efb/faculty/ , where "/efb/faculty/" would be replaced by your folder string.
  3. When prompted, enter the domain (esfadmin, students or another), username and password.
  4. Click OK.

You should now see a window with icons for your folders and files. You should* be able to drag, drop, open, copy and/or delete just as you would with any other files and folders on your computer.

Remember that the files in this window are live web files! If you wish to keep two copies -- a master on your computer and one on the web server -- you must drag-and-drop or otherwise copy the file to and from this window.


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