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Jerry Sheehan

Updating Site Connection: Contribute 5

Follow the instructions below to update your site configuration settings on Contribute (version 5) to connect to

Figure 1: Select "My Connections..." link from Edit menu. (click to enlarge)

  1. Open Contribute

  2. Open the Edit menu and click the My Connections… link
    (fig. 1).

Figure 2: Select your connection and click Edit. (click to enlarge)

  1. Click to select the Connection name of the site to be updated and then click the Edit button (fig. 2).
    You will need to repeat this process for each site connection you have to gemini.
  2. The Connection Wizard opens (image not shown).
  3. Click the Next" button (no changes are required to your URL or anything else on this window).

Figure 3: Change the connection type to Secure FTP (SFTP)
and the server to: (click to enlarge)

    The Edit Connection window opens (fig. 3).
  1. Update the following items as shown:
    • How do you connect to your web server?
      Secure FTP (SFTP)
    • What is the name of your server?
    • What is your password?
      Enter you new password

  2. Click the Next button to complete the changes to your connection.

If you receive any errors first check that your settings, username, and password have all been entered correctly. For additional assistance please contact the IT Center Help Desk at

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