Filezilla Ftp Server

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FileZilla is an open-source FTP-client and FTP-server developed by Tim Kosse (Germany) et.al. The FTP-client is available for multiple platforms such as Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, and the FTP-server is available for Windows only.

FileZilla FTP-client may be used to manage your WordPress site by uploading and downloading files and images. This article will guide you through the process of installing and using FileZilla FTP-client to manage your WordPress site.

For more information about FileZilla, view the list of features at the official site.

Why would I want to download FileZilla? Why would I want to download FileZilla?

It’s fast, stable, easy to use, and free. FTP is a standard way to upload or download files between your local system and your web server, and FileZilla is a solid client for everyday FTP needs.

Setting Up the Options Setting Up the Options

You will need the following details regarding the FTP account on your server:

  1. Your website ftp address (usually ftp://example.com if your URL is http://example.com)
  2. Your ftp username
  3. Your ftp password

If you do not already have an FTP account on your server, use your cPanel or website administration tool to set one up — it will have all the information needed. If in doubt, ask your host for directions or help regarding an FTP account for your use to access your webspace.

Before connecting the FTP server, you should register it in the Site Manager. Once you register it, you just one click to connect the same server.
To register the FTP server, follow below steps:

  1. Click File > Site Manager from FileZilla main window.
  2. Click New Site then name the new connection to what you want (example: My blog server).
  3. Enter the ftp address for your website in Host box. Usually, if your website is http://www.example.com, then the ftp address will be ftp://ftp.example.com or ftp://example.com. Note: Do not put a / at the end unless specifically told to do so on your cPanel or by your host.
  4. Leave the Port box blank. Default value 21 should be used. Only change these if your FTP account details explicitly indicate that you should.
  5. Select Normal from Logon Type box
  6. Enter the full username that you have been given in User box. It may be just a username, or it may look like an email address (but it isn’t one). For instance, it would look similar to user or [email protected].
  7. Enter password. Remember that the password might be case sensitive.
  8. Click OK.

Connecting Connecting

In the Toolbar of FileZilla main window, Select the down arrow of most left icon “Open the Site Manager”, and select your FTP server from drop down list.
Or, start Site Manager from File > Site Manager, select your FTP server and click ‘Connect’.

If all is well, then in the top window of FileZilla, you will have seen a series of messages, and in the large window, you will see a listing of the files will appear.

Troubleshooting Troubleshooting

If you had a problem, then it is time to go troubleshooting!
Look at the top area of FileZilla main window and check the messages.

  1. If there was no attempt to connect, then the ftp address is wrong. All it needs is one character to be incorrect and it will fail. Click the red X, break the connection and click the Site Manager to check what you entered.
  2. If it says that the user does not exist or Incorrect Login and so on, check the Site Manager setting and ensure that it reflects what your FTP account and password details provided by your host says, or use the webserver administration interface provided to you by your host to re-check the existence of the FTP account. Check your password carefully. It is case sensitive(capitals and small letters). You may want to ask your web host for some assistance, too.
  3. If it says Could not retrieve directory listing you may need to change the Transfer Setting. From Site Manager, select your FTP Server and click Transfer Settings’ tab. Select Passive”’ from Transfer mode and click OK.

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Last updated on March 7th, 2017

In this tutorial I'll show how you can setup an FTP Server on your network, in order to upload or download files from everywhere in the world. For this task I 'll use the FREE Filezilla Server software that can help you setup a reliable FTP Server that can support FTP and FTP over SSL/TLS secure encrypted connections between the client and the server.

An FTP Server can be used to easily transfer and access shared files, between local computers on the network or to computers connected across the Internet. Additionally the FTP Shared Folders can be mapped as local drives (drive letters), in order to easily access the shared folders via Windows Explorer.

In this tutorial you can find detailed instructions on how to setup and configure your own FTP Server on your network by using Filezilla Server.

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How to Install, Configure and Use Filezilla FTP Server.

Part 1. Filezilla Server Installation.
Part 2. Filezilla Server Configuration.
Part 3. Connect to Filezilla FTP Server and Shared folder(s).
Part 1. How to Install FTP Filezilla Server.

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1. First of all you have to download Filezilla Server for Windows.

2. When the download is completed, double click at 'FileZilla_Server.exe' to start the installation.

3. Then follow the on-screen prompts to install the Filezilla Server on your computer. When you reach the screen below, choose if you want to Start the Filezilla Server with Windows (the default option) or to Start Filezilla Server manually and press Next.

4. Then choose how you want to Start the server interface and press Install:

  • For all users (default).
  • Only for the current user.
  • Manually.

5. When the installation is completed launch the Filezilla Server application and press Connect to administer (configure) your new FTP Server.

Part 2. How to Configure Filezilla Server.

After Filezilla Server installation, it's time to configure your FTP Server.

Step 1. Create FTP Users.

1. From the main menu go to Edit > Users. *

* Note: If you want to create several users to access your FTP Server, with the same permissions, then choose Groups.

2. At General, click Add to add the user(s), that will have access to your FTP Server.

3. Type a name for the new user (e.g. 'User21') and press OK.

4. Then check the Password checkbox and then type a password for the FTP user for security.

Step 2. Create FTP Share folder(s).

1. When you finish adding your FTP users, select the Shared Folders option on the left and then click the Add button under Shared folders box, in order to choose which folder * on your computer will be shared via FTP.

* Tip: If you haven't already created a folder for FTP shared access, open Windows Explorer and create a new folder on your disk, before pressing the 'Add' button.

2. Choose which folder on your computer will be used for FTP access and click OK.

3. Finally assign the user permissions for the shared folder (Read, Write, Delete, etc.) and then click OK to close the Filezilla Server properties.

At this point you have finished with the basic configuration on your FTP File Server.

Step 3. Secure your FTP Server.

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If you want to make your FTP Server more secure, then navigate from the main menu to Edit > Settings:

1. At General settings: specify a different port* than the '21' for FTP connections (e.g. '54557')

* Note: If your FTP server is behind a Firewall or Router and you want to access it from outside, then you have to map (forward) the new port to your FTP server’s internal IP Address (in Firewall/Router settings).

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2. At IP filter: specify which IPs are allowed or not to access your FTP Server.

e.g. At the screenshot below I set the internal network IP Address 192.168.1.121 to not allowed to connect to the FTP Server.

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3. Finally you can make your FTP Server more secure by enabling the FTP over TLS setting and by using a public/private key combination set for data encryption.

Part 3. How to Access the Filezilla Server and Shared folder(s) from clients.
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After finishing installing your FTP server, you can access your new FTP Server and the shared folders from any computer on the internal (or external*) network by using one of the following methods:

Method 1. Access FTP Server Shares from your Internet Browser.
Method 2. Access FTP Server Shares from Windows Explorer.
Method 3. Access FTP Server by using an FTP client.

* Important Notes: If you want to access the FTP Server from an external network (over the Internet), then you have to do the following at FTP Server's location (side):

  1. Forward the FTP connections to your FTP Server's Internal IP Address (and port) on your Firewall/Router.
  2. Allow the FTP connections on the specified FTP Port on your Firewall/Router.
  3. In order to connect to the FTP server over the Internet, you must know your Public IP Address (http://www.whatismyip.com/). At this case and to make your life easier, it is better to assign a domain name to your Dynamic (Public) IP Address by using a DDNS service (e.g. http://www.noip.com/)
Method 1. Access FTP Server Shares from your Internet Browser.

To access your FTP Server from your local (internal) network, by using your Web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.):

1. Open your Internet browser and in the address bar, type the FTP Server's Hostname (or it's IP Address) and the FTP port number (if you have changed the default '21' port for FTP connections) and press Enter.

For example: If your FTP Server's internal IP Address is '192.168.1.200' and the specified listening port for the FTP connections is the '54557', then type:

2. Then type the required credentials (if any) to log on at the FTP Server.

Method 2. Access FTP Server Shares Straight from Windows Explorer.

If you want to access the FTP Shared folder(s) by using the Windows Explorer, then at in the Windows Explorer's address bar type ftp:// followed by the hostname (or URL or IP address) of the FTP Server.

Example:If the FTP Server's IP Address is: '192.168.1.200' and the specified listening port for the FTP connections is the '54557', then type:

  • ftp://192.168.1.200:54557

Additionally, you can use the Add a Network Location wizard, to add a shortcut to the FTP Shared folder into your Windows Explorer. To do that:

1. Open Windows Explorer.

2. Right click on a blank area and choose Add network location.

3. Click Next twice and, at the following screen, type the IP Address and the port number of your FTP Server. Click Next when done.

4.Uncheck the Log on anonymously checkbox and then type your FTP User name. Press Next.

5. Leave the default name (or type a different one) for the new connection and press Next.

6. Click Finish to close the wizard.

7. Finally will be asked to type your credentials.

8. After entering your credentials the new FTP network location will appear in Windows Explorer. *

* Note: If you want to assign a drive letter to the FTP shared folder and make the connection permanent (and your life easier), then read this article: How to Map FTP Drive to a local drive letter in Windows.

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Method 3. Access FTP Server by using an FTP client.

The last method is to use an FTP Client program like the FileZilla Client or the WinSCP or the FireFTP (for Firebox) to connect to your FTP server.

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