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How to Connect and Publish to DUNX1 with sFTP (Windows)

Note: Before you connect to DUNX1 you need to have a DUNX1 account (an Academic Unix account). If you don't have one (or aren't sure), you can go to picking up a DUNX1 account to find out how to get one.

You can use any sFTP software with your DUNX1 account. More information about Secure Share can be found here:

The below examples use FileZilla, a free file transfer application.

Connecting to DUNX1 via sFTP (Windows)

  1. Open FileZilla.
  2. To open a connection, type in for the Host, your Drexel userID for the Username, your DUNX1 password (might differ from your other accounts), and 22 for the Port. Click "Quickconnect."

    Type in for the Host and your Drexel userID and dunx1 password.

  3.  A dialog box will appear that asks whether or not you'd like to save your password. Make your selection, then click "OK."

    Choose whether or not to save your password, then click 'OK.'

  4. You might see an "Unknown host key" dialog box the first time you connect. Check the box to "Always trust this host," then click "OK."

    Check the box to 'Always trust this host,' then click 'OK.'

  5. Check your status. If connection is successful, you will see your remote site directory. Note: If connection fails, ensure that you have an active Academic Unix account at

    You should see your connection status and file structure upon successful connection.

Uploading a File to Your DUNX1 Account

  1. Make sure that you are in the correct remote folder/location where you want to upload the new file.
  2. Navigate to the file you wish to upload, right-click the file name, and select "Upload."

    Navigate to the files you wish to upload, right-click the file, and select 'Upload.'