FTP used to transfer computer files between a client and server on a computer network.
These steps will explain how to access the FTP Manager.
Login to your Hosting account,
Find FTP access or ftp manager, click on that to create one,
Create a new FTP account
Once you have accessed the FTP Manager these steps will explain show to create an FTP account.
Under the “ADD FTP Account” section enter a Username:
Please note that the username will automatically have your domain added to the end. Example: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enter the password you would like to use into the “Password” and “Password (Again)” boxes.
Please note the password strength indicator must show 20 or better before the password will be accepted.
Choose the directory you would like the FTP account to have access to.
This will be filled in automatically with the username you entered.
This will correspond to a directory on your account.
If the directory does not exist it will be created.
When this FTP account connects they will be taken to this direcory.
The FTP account will not be able to access anything outside the this directory.
Entering “/” will give this FTP account full access to your files.
Select a Quota. You can choose unlimited or enforce a maximum size for this FTP account.
Click the “Create FTP Account” button.
General FTP Connection Settings
FTP connections normally require 4 entries to successfully connect and transfer files.
- Domain name or IP Address
- Port (Usually port 21)
Note: This information is given when setting up a new FTP account, the default user was created as you signed up and was emailed with your sign up email.
Application Specific Settings
The following articles are instructions for recommended FTP applications.
For a more secure FTP client upload, use SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol port 22)