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Use Fetch to Upload Web Pages

This procedure demonstrates the use of Fetch on a Macintosh to upload web files to a webserver using a Lehigh personal webspace as an example.

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Action: 

If you haven't done it yet, download Fetch from: https://software.lehigh.edu/install/auth/?software=59

Screenshot: 
fetch download
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Open the .dmg file that's downloaded, and follow the instructions there (drag the Fetch icon to the Applications folder icon).

Screenshot: 
fetch installation
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Go to the Applications folder and open Fetch by double-clicking on it.

Screenshot: 
applications folder fetch icon
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In the 'New Connection' window that appears, enter:

  • Hostname: ssh.lehigh.edu
  • Username: _your Lehigh username_
  • Connect Using: SFTP
  • Password: _your Lehigh password_
Screenshot: 
fetch connect window
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5
Action: 

In the connection window, you should see icons for creating new folders, downloading items (Get), and uploading items (Put). Scroll to your 'public' folder and double-click to see your 'www-data' folder. Double-click to open it.

Files 'Put' here will be available at your personal Lehigh URL, e.g. 'http://www.lehigh.edu/~username/filename.html'.

Screenshot: 
fetch file window

For additional help, please contact the LTS Help Desk at 610-758-4357 or helpdesk@lehigh.edu