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How to setup a secure connection with FTP for Contribute CS3

I am using Windows Small Business Server 2003 and I am hosting our website on the local server. I now want to allow others to update the website using Macromedia Contribute CS3. I need to know how to setup a secure FTP connection so they can get to the website and do updates.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
If you manually set up the connection Contribute should allow you to specify SFTP. I'm not sure what happens if you set up SFTP in Dreamweaver and then export the key.
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dduck10Author Commented:
Thee issue is that I have created an FTP site on the small business server. I also have a sonicwall firewall that I have created a hole in for FTP. When I tell contribute what the FTP server is it never get there.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Try downloading SmartFTP and see if you can create a connection with that.  If so, then we've definitely narrowed it down to a Contribute issue.  If not, you need to check the FTP configuration.
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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasyPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
I realize this question is a bit old, but since it was still open I thought I'd chime in...

Its not clear to me if you need the ftp access to be authenticated by Active Directory, or if you want to just have a secure way to provide access to a specified external user.  So I will give you the way to do both:

For configuration to allow Active Directory authentication (which will require a CAL for each user):
http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Creating-Configuring-FTP.html

For configuration to not use AD authentication:
http://snipr.com/3sm3q  [www_microsoft_com]

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