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How do I setup an SFTP connection to the Hosted ILLiad Server using WinSCP?

  • You want to add a new connection to your hosted ILLiad server using WinSCP
Applies to
  • ILLiad

Here are the steps for setting up a WinSCP connection to the ILLiad Hosted Server:

  1. Open up WinSCP
  2. The Login screen will show up and New Site will be on the top.  Click on New Site
  3. On the right side under Session, the protocol needs to be SFTP.
  4. In the HostName field put in the IP address of the ILLiad Server.
  5. The port will be 222
  6. The Username and Password you will fill in.  If you are not sure of your credentials, please contact OCLC Support.
  7. Click the Drop-Down beside Advanced and choose "Advanced..."
  8. On the Advanced Site Settings window on the left side click on Directories.
  9. The Remote Directory will be "/ILLiad" and the local directory you choose.
  10. Click on OK
  11. Click on Save. 
  12. You will be asked for a site name. 
  13. Update the site name to what you want.
  14. If you want to save the password, click on the Save password box.
  15. Choose OK.

When you connect the first time, you will get a message that starts with "Continue connecting to an unknown server and add its host key to a cache?"  Choose Yes.

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