FTP (File Trasfer Protocol) Help
Uploading Content to your Personal web space at Bard
All Bard faculty, staff, and students have space on our servers to store personal websites, images, and documents. Instructions for uploading files to this space can be found below.
Basic settings for connecting to your personal web space.
1. Open FTP Software
2. Create a New Connection
In your connect window, enter the following settings:
- Host/Server: ftp.bard.edu
- Type/Protocol: SFTP
- Username/id: <Bard email username>
- Password: <Bard email password>
- Directory: /www/
- Port: 21
Accessing Your files Online
How do users access my web page?When your files are uploaded, your web page is accessed at the following address:
For Faculty & Staff: http://inside.bard.edu/~username
For Students: http://student.bard.edu/~username
You username is your e-mail login or e-mail address minus the @bard.edu.
Note: don't forget the tilde (~) character. Your page won't load without the character.
Remember, anything you put on your web page is PUBLIC can, in theory, be accessed by anyone in the world with a web browser.
FTP Client Software
Below is a selection of free software for FTPing to your web space.
All software below will provide you with a graphic interface.