How to access FTP?

Elena Melnichenko
Elena Melnichenko
October 28, 2014
How to access FTP?

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a basic protocol for transferring files on a network between computers. Through the protocol you can connect to an FTP server. This allows users to view the contents of directories and download files from the server or upload them there. If you come across the concept of an FTP server for the first time, read our article What is FTP.

So, let's figure out how to access FTP.

Instruction

In order to get to your site where the FTP protocol is written, you should first set up FTP and fill in some data:

  • In the line "FTP-server" enter your domain.
  • In the line "Username" and "Password" enter your username and password.
  • The string "Port" must be left by default.

If after entering the necessary data it is impossible to enter, it is necessary to enable the “Passive mode” function.

Login and password are specified such that you use to enter the hosting control panel.

In the settings you can change the password for the FTP server or add a user to the hosting control panel.This can be found in the section "The main thing - FTP accounts."

The number of users in the FTP server directly depends on the tariff plan you have chosen.

Open any browser and enter the address of one of the ftp-servers, for example, ftp://ftp3.lan.lealta.ru/pub/.

Features of use

Using File Transfer Protocol is easy. Folder "pub" - public. From this folder you can upload your files from your PC. To do this, drag a file or folder with the mouse into the browser window.

The remaining disks are intended for other users where they place their files.

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