How to Upload or Download Files with FTP

How to Upload or Download Files with FTP


This article introduces the steps to upload or download files with FTP.

Create FTP Account through SolidCP                       

If you have not created an FTP account, please follow the tutorial at How to Create FTP Accounts in SolidCP to create one.

Configure FTP Account on the FileZilla Client

3.1 Download and install FileZilla Client

If you did not install FileZilla, please download FileZilla Client from and install it with the default settings.

3.2 Start FileZilla Client to Configure FTP account

  • New Site: Enter Your New Site Name
  • Host: Enter your “server IP” or ””
  • Protocol: Choose “FTP-File Transfer Protocol”
  • Encryption: Choose “ Use explicit FTP over TLS if available”
  • Logon Type: Please select “Normal”
  • User Name: Enter the user name you created in SolidCP
  • Password: Entry the password of the FTP user
  • Click “OK” to save the settings

Test FTP Account

4.1 Choose FTP Account then Click “Connect”



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