How to Transfer Files with Fetch on Macintosh (SFTP)

You may transfer files securely over the Internet with a Macintosh software package called Fetch. Windows users can transfer files with WS_FTP. Fetch should be used with the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP).

Fetch is available for free download from: ISC's Supported Products Page.

How to Configure Fetch for Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)

The instructions below are for setting up an SFTP connection to your SEAS Home Directory. If you are trying to setup an SFTP connection to another server or machine, you'll need to subsitute the correct hostname and Initial folder.

Once Fetch is installed on your computer, follow the instructions below:

Once connected you use the "GET" icon to download files to your local computer. You use the "PUT" icon to upload files from your local computer to the host.

 

 

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