Information Technology Services

Drop Shadow

Connection Settings

The following are quick guidelines for connecting to either your personal or departmental Web site via Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Contribute, FileZilla (Windows), or Fugu (Macintosh).

Note that you must be on campus to access the departmental web server. For off-campus usage, you will need to have a USD VPN account. To apply for a VPN account, submit the New User Registration form to Maher Hall, Room 170.

For more detailed instructions, including step-by-step connection information, please see our Resources and Documentation page.

Personal Websites

Access: Secure FTP
Server: usdhome.sandiego.edu:42670
Host Directory: public_html/
Login: your MySanDiego username
Password: your MySanDiego password

Dreamweaver (other SFTP clients below)
Personal Site Settings

Additional screenshots:

PuTTY | FileZilla | Fetch | Fugu | CyberDuck | iWeb

Your URL for your Web site will be http://home.sandiego.edu/~username online. If you visit the Account Command Center and log in using your MySanDiego account username and password, you will see the full URL there.

Departmental Websites

Access: Secure FTP
Server: files.sandiego.edu
Host Directory: /Users/yourwebaccount/Sites/yourwebsite
Login: your web account username
Password: your web account password

If you do not know your Web account username or password, please contact Jerry Stratton. Please note, information for a Web account will only be provided to that Web account's authorized contact(s). If you do not know the contacts for the Web account, please send the Web site URL to Jerry Stratton.

Dreamweaver (other SFTP clients below)
Department Settings

Additional screenshots:

PuTTY | FileZilla | Fetch | Fugu | CyberDuck

Your URL for your Web site will generally be http://www.sandiego.edu/sitename. If you visit the Account Command Center and log in using your Web account username and password, you will see the full URL there.

Student Organization Sites

Student organization sites are generally stored on a different server than either personal or departmental sites. The following are the connection settings:

Access: Secure FTP
Server: itsweb.sandiego.edu:42670
Host Directory: leave blank
Login: your itsweb username
Password: your itsweb password

If you do not know your web account username or password, please e-mail itsweb@sandiego.edu with a request to change the connection information. Please note that the request must come from a permanent-level employee representing the organization or department.

Student Settings

Additional screenshots:

PuTTY | FileZilla | Fetch | Fugu | CyberDuck

Your URL for your Web site will generally be http://sitename.sandiego.edu.