ELIS 1.9 Manual

ELIS Data Hub

Accessing the Import, Export, and Log Folders Via SFTP

This page will demonstrate how to access the Data Hub import, export, and log folders via SFTP. There are two examples, one for Windows and one for MacOS.

Windows Access


WinSCP will be used to access the folders via SFTP in this example. The following link has a free WinSCP download, http://winscp.net/eng/index.php.

The WinSCP login screen is shown in the next image. To login and access the Data Hub file locations you will need to:
  1. Enter the host name or server address.
  2. Enter a username and password for accessing the Data Hub folders via SFTP. Remote-Learner will setup the username and password.
  3. Make sure SFTP is selected from the file protocol drop down menu.
WinSCP login screen

Once logged in the Data Hub folders must be located. Select the folder icon as shown in the following image to enter the file path in the Open Directory window.

WinSCP file path location

The file paths are located on the Data Hub block configuration screen. Go to Site Administration block > Modules > Data Hub. The file paths are setup by Remote-Learner.

Enter the file path in the open directory window.

WinSCP open directory window

The next screen is showing the import folder on the right hand side of the image. From this screen you can drag and drop files into the import folder. When files are dragged and dropped into the folder or out of the folder they will be copied to the new location.

WinSCP drag and drop


MacOS Access


Cyberduck will be used to access the folders via SFTP in this example. The following link has a free Cyberduck download, http://cyberduck.ch/.

The Cyberduck login screen is shown in the next image. To login and access the Data Hub file locations you will need to:
  1. Select the open connection plus (+) symbol.
  2. Make sure SFTP is selected from the file protocol drop down menu. This can be configured as the default setting.
  3. Enter the server address.
  4. Enter the username and password for accessing the Data Hub folders via SFTP. Remote-Learner staff will setup the username and password.
  5. Enter the file path. The file paths are located on the Data Hub block configuration screen. Go to Site Administration block > Modules > Data Hub. These file paths are setup by Remote-Learner staff.
Cyberduck login screen

Once the correct folder is opened files can copied to the folder location by dragging and dropping them into the folder. When files are dragged and dropped into the folder or out of the folder they will be copied to the new location. Files in the folders can also be copied to your local system by double clicking a file.

Cyberduck import folder