The VieVS source code and all the required data files are provided via SFTP download. Furthermore, you can also conveniently use SFTP to synchronize your local VieVS copy with our server to get the latest data files.
We use SSH keys (public key authentication to control access to the server. Hence, you have to create a key pair and send us the public key after we confirmed you formal registration.
Please generate a key pair using the following parameters:
PuTTYgen.exe. This little program is part of your PuTTY installation.
Use the program “ssh-keygen” to create the SSH key pair. Just follow these steps:
ssh-keygen -b 2048 -t rsa -C “<add your comment here>”
We recommend using WinSCP. It is a convenient tool for copying over file and for synchronizing local and remote directories. Other programs will work as well.
Just create a new SFTP connection (host and user names provided above) and select the private key file which you created before. You will be asked to enter the private key passphrase during the login process.
Just install the private key on your machine. Then you will be able to access our server using the following syntax: