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WinSCP#

Installation#

  • You need to download and install WinSCP software from this link: https://winscp.net/eng/download.php

  • After installation is complete, you can register the connection to the FTP server.

Register your Lizmap server#

  • 1 By email, you should have received the login credentials to the FTP server.
  • 2 Open WinSCP.
  • 3 The panel for adding a new connection opens automatically when the software is opened for the first time. Otherwise, click on the button New session located at the top left of the window.

WinSCP

  • 4 New site

WinSCP

  • 5 Complete the information:
    • 1: File protocol: FTP
    • 2: Encryption: Explicit TSL / SSL encryption
    • 3: Hostname: The FTP server received by email
    • 4: Port Number: 21
    • 5: Username: The username received by email
    • 6: Password: The password received by email

WinSCP

  • 6 Click on save to save the new site:
    • 1: Save the session under: Site name, ex: Lizmap
    • 2: Save password: You can check the box if you wish
    • 3: Create a shortcut on the desktop: Allows direct access to the site via a shortcut on your office

WinSCP

  • 7 To connect to your new site go to the Session tab thenSites and click on your site.

WinSCP

  • 8 You should have a screen similar to this:

WinSCP

  • Description of the user interface :

    • On the left, your computer
    • On the right, the server
  • With a drag&drop, we can copy files from the computer to the server.

File tree#

On the server, always in the qgis, we are going to create directories which will be a Lizmap theme.

Then, in your Lizmap panel administration, you need to add the directory.

For instance :

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/
├── qgis
│   ├── forest
│   │   ├── jungle.qgs
│   │   ├── jungle.qgs.cfg
│   │   └── media
│   │       └── logo.png
│   ├── social
│   └── urban
│       ├── populated_places.qgs
│       ├── populated_places.qgs.cfg
│       ├── urban_project.qgs
│       └── urban_project.qgs.cfg
└── web