Adding or deleting server – SSH Copy

Add host

You must add a new SSH host before you can connect. Click "New Session…" from "File" menu, and host creation dialog will be revealed:

Type in your SSH host address and login user name. SSH Copy currently support 3 types of authentication method:

  • Choose Password for password authentication method
  • Choose Interactive for keyboard-interactive authentication method
  • Choose Public-key for public-key authentication method

SSH Copy integrated with OS X Keychain tightly, all of your login passwords, keyboard interactive informations and private key passphrases are saved to keychain automatically.

Note: If you want SSH Copy forget your password from Keychain, just leave the password field blank, then saved password will be permanently removed from your keychain.

You can also change the default folder after login by setting "Remote Folder". Click "Save and Connect" button once you have configured properly.

Managing hosts

To manage your hosts, open "Preferences…" of SSH Copy and switch to "Hosts" tab of the window.

The newly created host has a default name "New Server". You are able to change the default host name by press Enter key on selected host.

To delete a specified server, select it from server list and click "–" button next to the "+" button, a confirmation dialog will appear. The server will be deleted permanently after you confirmed.