Archive for FTP

My FTP is really slow or disconnects often. Why?

Go into your FTP options and see if passive mode is checked ,if it is, uncheck it. If it is not checked, try checking it. This should solve your problem, assuming the issue is not with your actual connection to the Internet. FTP timeout – This time is set on your ftp program. Usually ftp […]

How to Use Web FTP / browser-based FTP

How to use browser-based FTP (also known as WebFTP) on your Windows PC: Open My Computer (do NOT open Internet Explorer). Input one of the following URLs into your Address Bar, replacing the credentials listed with your account information: ftp://username:password@serverIPaddress/ – or – ftp://username:password@domain.com/ *NOTE*: This will not work with additionally created FTP accounts or […]

How to create an FTP account

An FTP account is basically used to upload and manage your files on your web site. By default, an ftp account is created automatically when you sign up for hosting, create an addon domain or create an account for a user. You can give different people access to modify certain files and not others by […]

FTP Settings and Connection

This FTP information is found in the second welcome email we send. FTP Host/Address: (your ip address) FTP User: (cPanel user name) FTP Password: (cPanel password) Port: 21 Path/directory: (blank) If you have not received the second welcome email, please be sure you have paid your initial invoice. LINUX Server Be sure to upload all […]

Can I use FTP as an off server backup?

We don’t recommend it, as it can be considered a “file dump” which is against our TOS. What is file dumping? – A large number of files that are transferred from one place to another without any particular organization, as in copying media or backup files from your computer to our server.