From your Mac

Submitted by kdorfman on Wed, 02/27/2019 - 19:12

On a networked Macintosh on campus

  • Open a finder window, and pull down the Go menu.
  • Choose “connect to server” and type “smb://”.
  • Sign in with your BCRC username and password.

From anywhere else

Download and install FileZilla following the instructions on the OIT web-hosting support page (

  • Open FileZilla.
  • Open Site Manager from the File menu, and enter the following:

    • Select Entry: New Site
    • Hostname:
    • Port: 22
    • Protocol: SFTP – SSH File Transfer Protocol
    • Logon Type: Ask for password
    • User: your BCRC username
  • Click Connect.
  • Enter your BCRC password, and click OK
  • Note: The first time you log in, a one-time screen warning you about an unknown host key may appear. Check the box next to Always trust this host, add this key to the cache and click OK.
  • The remote site is something like this: /u1/home/bio/username (personalized with your username, of course).
  • Clear the Remote site box, and type this: /data/bioimaging
  • Enlarge the absurdly small window under the remote site bar and scroll to find your microscope folder. Move files between local and remote folders by drag-and-drop, or by right click and upload (local to remote) or download (remote to local).