Using SFTP to a Virtual Host (vhost)
Once your vhost is created there are many ways of accessing it via sftp. The preferred method is to sftp to the hostname webedit.cae.wisc.edu. The benefits are:
instructions for using sftp to a vhost on webedit.cae.wisc.edu
- The default permissions are group readable and writable and no permissions for anyone else (i.e. umask 007). This means that by default any files uploaded will have the correct permissions
- The sftp service on webedit.cae.wisc.edu is actively monitored. Staff will be notified if the service goes down.