Using Transmit for FTP/SFTP


  • Applies to: Grid
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Transmit
  • Applies to: All DV
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Transmit

Overview

Transmit is a Mac OS X application used for FTP and SFTP. The first thing you'll need to do is download a copy of Transmit at http://www.panic.com/transmit/. Please follow the installation steps to install the application on your computer.

The following tutorial is provided as a courtesy to our customers to help you configure your ftp software to work with (mt) Media Temple's hosting solutions.

Third-party software can not be supported directly by (mt) Media Temple. If you have further questions about configuring Transmit, please visit http://www.panic.com/transmit/support.html.

Requirements

Before you start, be sure you have these handy:

Please see FTP and SFTPFTP and SFTP to learn how to find these settings.

READ ME FIRST

This article is provided as a courtesy. Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting third-party applications is outside the scope of support provided by (mt) Media Temple. Please take a moment to review the Statement of Support.

READ ME FIRST

This article is provided as a courtesy. Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting third-party applications is outside the scope of support provided by (mt) Media Temple. Please take a moment to review the Statement of Support.

Instructions

The following instructions create your FTP connection as a favorite.

  1. Launch Transmit.
  2. Click on the plus "+" symbol to begin.

    create a new fave

  3. Enter the settings for your server.

    enter your settings enter your settings

  4. Under More Options:
    • Port: 21 for FTP, 22 for SFTP
    • Please check "Use passive mode."
    • Root URL: s00000.gridserver.com
    • Root URL: example.com or your IP address
    • Remote Path (optional): /domains/example.com/html/ httpdocs/
    • Local URL (optional): Optional.
  5. Click "Save" button to save this under your Favorites.

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