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Mac - SFTP using Cyberduck

How to use Cyberduck on Mac OS.
For Mac OS, we recommend using Cyberduck as an alternative to WinSCP. It can be found at
Once you have installed it and launched the program:
1) Click "File" in the Menu Bar, then "Open Connection".

2) Select "SFTP" from the drop-down menu, then input the host name or IP address you wish to connect to ( in this example) as the Server. The port should be automatically set. Then enter your UMD Username and Password (or other password if the host you are connecting to does not , and if you'd like Cyberduck to remember your Username and Password, check the "Add to Keychain" box in the bottom left. Then click "Connect".

3) When the "Unknown fingerprint" warning pops up, check "Always", then click "Allow". This should only pop up the first time you connect to a host/IP from this machine.

4) Upon successful login, you will be taken to your /[username]/home directory. This location will vary depending upon what type of host you connect to. The example here is for

5) Navigate to the folder you wish to download or upload files to. Skip to step 7 if you are not trying to get to your pub folder. If you are on and you wish to access your pub folder, navigate to your /[username]/pub folder, click on the dropdown menu shown in screenshot 5, then select the folder that ends in /[username].

6) The second step of getting to your pub folder is to double click on the "pub" folder to access it.

7) Now you can Upload and Download files. You can either drag and drop files, right-click in the window and click Upload or Download, or click the "Action" button (with the gear), or click "File" then Upload or Download.

Keywordssftp cyberduck terpconnect glue winscp ftp scp secure copy   Doc ID98260
OwnerJeff M.GroupUMD Engineering IT
Created2020-02-26 15:35:22Updated2020-05-12 15:42:57
SitesUniversity of Maryland Engineering IT
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