CotonFTP server space for coursework

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CotonFTP is used by web development courses. This page holds documentation for Coton. Below we have instructions for connecting to Coton via WinSCP (Windows) or Cyberduck (OSX). Coton is used by web development courses.


Secure FTP Connection Instructions for WinSCP

Download and install WinSCP from here:

WinSCP Download Website

  1. Start WinSCP
  2. You will be prompted to Login
  3. Select FTP with TLS/SSL explicit encryption
  4. Host Name is
  5. Port is 21
  6. Click on Tools>Preferences and navigate to Transfers>Background
  7. Check the box for “Transfer on background by default” and click OK
  8. You can now Save these settings and click Login

Screenshot of WinSCP settings in Windows



Secure FTP Connection Instructions for Cyberduck:

Download the latest version of Cyberduck from

Once you have Cyberduck installed, configure your connection to Coton as follows:

  1. Start Cyberduck
  2. Click on “Open Connection”
  3. When the Open Connection dialog appears, change the connection to FTP-SSL (Explicit AUTH TLS)
  4. Enter the server as “”
  5. Enter your username and password
  6. Click “Connect”
  7. Enter your champlain username in the “User” text box.
  8. Double check your settings with the screenshot below if you like, and then click “OK
  9. You should now be connected to Coton for secure FTP transfer with Cyberduck.

Screenshot of Cyberduck Settings in OSX



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