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How to set up FileZilla


FileZilla is a useful piece of software for managing files on your server. Once you have downloaded LiveZilla you need to run it and set it up by doing the following

When you open Filezilla you are presented with Host:, Username:, Password:, Port:, Quick Connect (With a drop down list)

There are 2 ways of connecting to your server via FTP which are explained below:

 

Option 1: Quick Connect method

When Filezilla is open, fill in the appropriate boxes at the top. Hostname will be your domain name (Depending on connecting to IRC or WEB). Fill in your username and password (Which will be your username and password you recieved in your welcome email. For IRC you will need to use Port 22 and for Web you will need to use port 21. Click on Quickconnect and it will connect you to your server as requested.

 

Option 2: Saved Profile method:

Some people connect to more than 1 server so it is easier to set up "profiles" to save inputting everytime you start filezilla.

When Filezilla is open, Click on File >> Site Manager.

In this dialog box you are able to click on New Site and fill in the appropriate boxes on the right side of the dialog box, Also giving each connection a name. (Do Not change anything in the other tabs this will prevent Filezilla working properly on FuzzyHosts. You need only change information in the General Tab.

Once this is complete, just click on connect, and it will save your settings. Do this for each server you wish to add.

When Filezilla is opened in future, you can use "Site Management" to access your servers quickly and effeciently.



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