Using Cyberduck for SFTP with SSH Public Key Authentication

Cyberduck is a free FTP, SFTP, WebDAV & cloud storage browser for Mac & Windows.  It can be downloaded at

To connect to an E-Moxie server that requires SSH public key authentication using Cyberduck, click “Open Connection” and configure the settings listed below.

  • Drop down: Select SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) Server: Enter the name of the E-Moxie server to which you wish to connect (ex:
  • Username: Your E-Moxie username (ex:
  • Password: Leave blank
  • SSH Private Key: Browse your computer and select your private key. This is usually provided to you via email as an attachment. You will need to download your private key to the machine you are working on in order to select it.

Shown below is a screenshot of what your connection should look like.