Using Flow for FTP/SFTP


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

Overview

Flow is a Mac OS X application used to connect to a server using FTP or SFTP. The first thing you need to do is download and install Flow at http://extendmac.com/flow/.

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 Flow, please visit http://extendmac.com/support/.

Requirements

Before you start, be sure you have these handy:

  • Server name: Your access domain or example.com. example.com or your IP address.
  • Username: Your FTP username.
  • Password: Your FTP password.

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

  1. Launch Flow.
  2. Click on the plus "+" symbol on the lower-left corner, then click on "New Bookmark."

    flow_addbookmark
    Figure 1.

  3. Enter your server settings.

    flow_settings flow_settings

    • Protocol: FTP
    • Name: example.com or s00000.gridserver.comexample.com or your IP address
    • Server: s00000.gridserver.comexample.com or your IP address
    • Username: example.comdomainuser
    • Password: Your FTP password.
    • Initial Path (optional): /domains/example.com/html/ httpdocs/
    • Port: 21 for FTP, 22 for SFTP
    • Bookmark Base URL (Required for URL Copying and Editor Live Previewing):
      Base Remote Path (optional): /domains/example.com/html/ httpdocs/
      Base Web URL: http://example.com

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