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Hosting websites and application is nothing but sharing information through files and data transmission. File Transfer Protocol, i.e. FTP, is one of the best ways to access and transfer/download the data conveniently. Create an FTP account and get started with transferring data. 1. First, to login into DirectAdmin control panel visit, or https://IP-address:2222 or https://server-hostname:2222. 2. Navigate to Account […]

How To Create an FTP Account in cPanel?

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The use of FTP (File Transfer Protocol) accounts is for uploading content/files on a web server, and also, you can manage those files using any FTP clients (Example: FileZilla, WinSCP, etc.). By default, in cPanel, a primary FTP account gets created which shares the same cPanel login credentials. Moreover, extending this feature, cPanel offers you the […]

Once you’ve installed FileZilla on your computer, connecting to your server via FTP or SFTP (see: KnownHost Knowledgebase: What is the difference between FTP and SFTP?) can be done two ways. We’ll cover adding/connecting your server via Site Manager. Connecting to your server with FileZilla Select File > Site Manager… (Or CTRL + S) Click the “New Site” […]

FTP vs SFTP (differences) The terms FTP and SFTP are commonly used, even interchangably sometimes. However there are some sigificant differences between the two. FTP The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network, such as the Internet. SFTP SSH File Transfer Protocol (also Secure […]