How to setup FTP to download/upload files

FileZilla Instructions

When configuring FileZilla, you will download an XML file and import it to your FileZilla client. To configure the FileZilla FTP client:

You can download FileZilla from their website click here 

 

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Step One


Click the Configure FTP Client link that corresponds to the FTP account you wish to use to connect to your FTP server.
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Step Two

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Click the FTP or SFTP link to download the XML file. We recommend that you use SFTP whenever possible, as it is generally more secure than FTP. 

Note: This step will over-write any previous XML configuration file without warning.

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Step Three


Open your FileZilla FTP client.
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Step Four

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Select the Import option from the File menu (File ⇀ Import).
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Step Five


Select the XML file you have just downloaded and click OK.
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Step Six


Click the OK button on the resulting Import Settings window.
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Step Seven


Click OK on the resulting Import Successful window.
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Step Eight


To open a connection to your FTP server, select the Site Manager feature from the File menu (File ⇀ Site Manager).
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Step Nine


Select your domain from the Select Entry menu.
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Step Ten


Click the Connect button to connect to your FTP server.

Note: Third party products are subject to change due to circumstances beyond cPanel’s control, potentially rendering these instructions invalid. If this occurs, you can always consult the product manual for the correct procedure.

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