ARCHIVE Setting Up Dreamweaver to Access

Setting Up Dreamweaver for the First Time

WARNING: is a legacy server.  The old web pages are deprecated.  DO NOT continue to point to web pages at  DO NOT continue to update web pages here.

  • First, after opening Dreamweaver, click Sites > New Site (in the toolbar).

Dreamweaver new site


  • Next, name the site and write the path for your local directory.

Dreamweaver local directory


  • Click the Servers tab on the left, and enter the following information: Server Name: "" *; Connect Using: "SFTP" *; SFTP Address: "" *; port: 22; username: your username; password: your password; Root Directory: leave it blank, Dreamweaver will automatically go to the home directory of your account; Web URL; leave the default in the field. Next click save.

Dreamweaver Root Directory

  • Successful Connection will take you to a screen that looks like the following.

Dreamweaver Successful Connection


  • To upload and download files/folders from the server, click Sites > Put/Get on the toolbar.

Dreamweaver Put and Get commands

  • To exit the session, click the Disconnect from Remote Server button.

Dreamweaver Disconnect Button

Keywords:Dreamweaver,, RUF   Doc ID:74297
Owner:DeletedDoc U.Group:Rice University
Created:2017-06-23 15:53 CDTUpdated:2023-03-14 23:37 CDT
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