FTP account information
You can access your FTP account:
- Using cPanel account login details (default FTP account)
- Create additional FTP account via cPanel (add-on FTP account)
[alert]When you use cPanel username and password you get access to all directories of your account. If you want to connect or grant someone access to a particular directory only you need to use an add-on FTP account, which can be created manually or is created automatically when you add a subdomain or addon domain to cPanel.[/alert]
Basic FTP settings
Host: Use your domain (without http://www.) or server IP address
Username: cPanel username (for default FTP account); [email protected] (for add-on FTP accounts)
To check add-on FTP account name go to:
cPanel > Files > FTP accounts
Password: cPanel password (for default FTP account); add-on FTP account password.
It can be reset if needed:
cPanel > Files > FTP Accounts > Change password
Port: standard FTP port we use is 21. If you are connecting via SFTP please use 65321
Popular FTP clients
Here is the list of popular FTP clients with download links.
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