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Dreamweaver FTP problems:
What is Passive FTP

Adobe DreamWeaver is not supported by JMU Information Technology. However, here are some links you may find helpful in troubleshooting problems connecting to JMU servers using DreamWeaver.

Dreamweaver FTP Troubleshooting Guide -  http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/148/tn_14834.html

What is Passive FTP? - http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/152/tn_15220.html

Setting up Remote Sites in various versions of Dreamweaver


  • CS5
  • CS4
  • CS3 - Remote site box in CS3 - Another tutorial with screenshots hereCS3 Site profile

Also, you can always work with a locally built Dreamweaver site then use a supported FTP or SFTP/SCP client to transfer files to the JMU web server.

General FTP Troubleshooting guide:

  1. Make sure you are using the correct host name: www.jmu.edu, secureweb.jmu.edu or educ.jmu.edu
  2. Make sure you have Passive Transfer Mode enabled for FTP transfers

Instructions for Passive Transfer mode profiles in 

  • WinSCP
    WinSCP Passive mode
  • WS_FTP95LE