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Create Bookmarks Using SSH Secure Shell/SFTP
- If you want to create bookmarks for SSH (i.e., SSH, the
replacement for telnet), start the SSH Secure Shell program. A window
similar to the one below will appear:
If you want to create bookmarks for SFTP (i.e., sftp, the replacement for ftp),
start the SSH Secure Shell SFTP program. A window similar to the one
below will appear:
- Click the Profiles button and select Add
Profile. The window below is a "terminal" window (not a
"file transfer" window; we did not want to display two screen
- A window similar to the one below will appear. Enter the name of the
profile (a good choice is the name of the computer to which you are
connecting), then click Add Current Connection to
- Click the Profiles button
again and select Edit Profile. Select the name of the
profile you just created on the left, and enter the host name
and user name on the right. Here's an example.
Note: If you are creating a bookmark for an sftp site, we
recommend you name the bookmarks something like
computername-SFTP. Because all of the bookmarks look alike,
you can remember which ones are for sftp and which ones are for ssh.
- Click Ok to add the changes
to the profile.
- You might have noticed that the Profiles
window has a number of tabs at the top (Colors, Keyboard, X11 Tunneling, etc.).
Those can be used to change the setup of the individual profiles.
You might try experimenting with these settings, but be forewarned that you
could inadvertently break SSH.
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