Connecting to WebDAV with CyberDuck

What is Cyberduck?

Cyberduck is a free WebDAV software client that allows you to access your store's files remotely. It is available for both Windows and Mac OS X. You will need to download and install Cyberduck before attempting the login instructions below.

Single-click Login

The Cyberduck connection file allows you to download a Duck file to your computer. Clicking on the file will enter your login information, except for the password. Follow the steps below to download the Duck file.

Note: You must have already downloaded and installed Cyberduck before following these steps.

1. Go to Server SettingsFile Access (WebDAV).

2. Click Download next to Cyberduck Connection File.

Download button highlighted for CyberDuck WebDAV Connection File

3. A file called [store-url].duck will be downloaded to your computer. Locate and double-click this file. and enter your password (found in Server SettingsFile Access (WebDAV)) when prompted.

Duck file on desktop background

 

Can't download the file? If you aren't the store owner, you need to have the Manage Settings user permission enabled for your user account under Users.

Connecting with Cyberduck Manually

If you don't wish to download the Cyberduck connection file, you can follow the steps listed below to connect to Cyberduck.

Finding Your Login Credentials

1. In your BigCommerce control panel, go to Server SettingsFile Access (WebDAV).

2. You will see your WebDAV login information listed under the WebDAV tab.

WebDAV Setup Details

Connect with Cyberduck

1. Open Cyberduck.

CyberDuck Open

2. Click on Open Connection.

Cyberduck Open Connection Button

3. Enter the login information from the BigCommerce control panel into Cyberduck/

  • Server - enter the WebDAV Path. The port 443 will fill itself in, and /dav will move to the Path field.
  • Username - this is the email address listed under WebDAV username.
  • Password - this is the WebDAV Password.

You many need to uncheck the Anonymous Login check box to input your username and password

Enter Login Details

4. Click Connect. When the login is successful, you will see your store's folders.

Cyberduck Connection Open

5. Once you are logged in, make sure you have set the following settings.
Under Edit Preferences under the General tab, ensure that the checkbox next to "Save Workspace" is unchecked

User-added image

6. Next, click on the Transfers Tab. You want to ensure that Transfer Files is set to Open multiple connections

User-added image

 

Refer to Connecting to WebDAV to learn more about what you can do now that you are connected.

Video Walkthrough

https://www.youtube.com/embed/kKLr1AE2TbI

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