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FTP Clients

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is required to upload and download content from our shared web hosting services.

SupraNet requires encrypted FTP connections on our shared webhosting servers for greater security.

Most FTP software has an option to connect via FTPS (a.k.a. FTP-ES, FTP-SSL, or FTP Secure). Instructions on how to connect via FTPS in several common FTP applications can be found below.

FileZilla

FileZilla is a free FTP client for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux that can be downloaded from http://filezilla-project.org/

  • Open the Site Manager (top left icon)

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  • Host: your website's name, such as www.yourdomain.com
  • Port: 21
  • Protocol: FTP - File Transfer Protocol
  • Encryption: Require explicit FTP over TLS
  • Logon Type: Normal
  • User: your username
  • Password: your password

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  • Your client will show the certificate to you to validate. It should look similar to below. You can choose Always trust certificate to not see this again


WinSCP

WinSCP is a free FTP program for Windows. It can be downloaded here.

  • Host name: your website's name, such as www.yourdomain.com
  • Port number: 22
  • username: your username
  • password: your password
  • Protocol: SFTP, set the option to TLS Explicit encryption

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  • Your client may give a warning. If so, choose Yes

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Cyberduck

Cyberduck is a free FTP client for OS X and Windows that can be downloaded from http://cyberduck.ch/ or the Mac App Store.

  • Protocol: FTP-SSL (Explicit AUTH TLS)
  • Server: your website's name, such as www.yourdomain.com
  • Port number: 22
  • username: your username
  • password: your password

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  • Cyberduck may warn you that the certificate is invalid. Click Continue. You'll be ok, I promise.