Configure SSH and SFTP Clients for Public Linux Web Server (Volweb)


After you have created a Linux account, you can log in to the Linux server using the below information with any SSH client (e.g., PuTTY, Mac OS Terminal) or SFTP client (e.g., WinSCP, Cyberduck or FileZilla, Dreamweaver). Instructions for each are below.

  • Host:
  • Port: 22
  • Username: NetID
  • Password: Your NetID Password
    • **If you are prompted to accept a new host key during any of the configurations, select Yes, OK, or Allow.

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PuTTY | macOS Terminal | WinSCP | Cyberduck | Filezilla | FetchDreamweaver



Enter the server information below and click Open.

  • Host Name:
  • Port: 22

PuTTY Configuration Screen Shot

A login prompt will appear. Enter your NetID and hit Enter/Return.  Next, enter your NetID password and hit Enter/Return.

macOS Terminal

In an open Terminal command shell, enter "ssh" and enter your NetID password when prompted.
macOS Terminal Screen Shot


Enter the Hostname and your NetID/password information as shown below. Click Save As so save this connection for future access.
WinSCP Screen Shot


Click Open Connection, select the SFTP dropdown.

Enter the server name and your NetID and password information as shown below and click Continue.


  1. Enter the Host, Username, Password, and Port information shown below. Click Quickconnect
    Username: NetID
    Password: NetID Password

    FileZilla configuration screen shot 


Enter the hostname and username/password information as shown below, select SFTP for Connect using and click Connect.


  1. Go to Site menu > New Site.
  2. On the Site tab, enter your Site Name and select a Local Site Folder.
  3. On the Server tab, click the + and enter the information as shown below:
    Dreamweaver configuration screen shot
  4. Click Save.


Article ID: 122715
Tue 12/15/20 3:10 PM
Tue 12/15/20 3:20 PM