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SmartFTP

To Upload Content/Files using SmartFTP

  1. Open SmartFTP. Under the File menu, click New Remote Browser.

  2. Type in your domain name as Host. Also type in the FTP Username and Password. Make sure the Port is set
    to 21. Click OK to connect to the server.

    Uploading content is allowed only through FTPS on Port 21. Hence, you need to select the FTP over SSL (Explicit) option from the Protocol drop-down menu.

    Additional Information

    FTPS

  3. Once connected, you will be displayed a pane which lists all the files and folders under your website.

    Double-click the web folder to open it.

    Note

    Depending upon the Directory/Folder See details structure of the Web Hosting package, you would
    need to upload your files to the relevant folder.

  4. Under the File menu, click New Local Browser. This will open another pane listing your local files and folders.

  5. Open the directory containing the files for your website.

  6. Select the files to upload and click Upload button to upload the files onto the web server.

To Enable Active/Passive Mode FTP

Different modes of data connection can be used during FTP. See details

There are 2 ways in which the data connection mode can be modified.

Global Settings

  1. Under Tools menu, click Settings.

  2. Under the Connection dialog, change the Mode in the Data Connection section from Passive Mode (PASV) to
    Active Mode (PORT) or vice versa. Click OK to save the changes.

This change will affect all the sites for whom the data connection mode was set by default.

Favorite Item Setting

  1. Under the Favorites menu, click Edit Favorites.

  2. Select the site under Quick Connect folder, right-click and then click Properties.

  3. Go to the Connection dialog and change the Mode in the Data Connection section from Passive Mode (PASV) to
    Active Mode (PORT) or vice versa. Then, click OK.

The change is saved for future FTP sessions of this site.

Core FTP

To Upload Content/Files using Core FTP

  1. Open Core FTP. You will be presented with the window below.

  2. Provide your domain name under HOST / IP / URL. Type in your Username and
    Password and click Connect.

    Uploading content is allowed only through FTPS on Port 21. Hence, you need to select the FTPS (SSL DIRECT)
    option from the Connection drop-down menu. The Port should be set to 21.

    Additional Information

    FTPS

  3. Once connected, open the web folder.

    Note

    Depending upon the Directory/Folder structure of the Web Hosting package, you would need to upload your files to the relevant
    folder. See details

  4. In the left pane, select a file to upload. Right-click on the file and choose Upload.

To Enable Active/Passive Mode FTP

Different modes of data connection can be used during FTP. See details

There are 2 ways in which the data connection mode can be modified:

Global Settings

  1. Click View and choose Options.

  2. The Passive mode for data connection is set by default. Under the Global Settings dialog box, click Connections and uncheck PASV connections for transfers to enable the Active mode. Click OK to save the changes.

    This change will affect all the sites for whom the data connection mode was set by default.

For Individual Sites

  1. Click Sites and choose Site Manager.

  2. By default, the Passive mode is enabled. Uncheck PASV to enable Active mode.

  3. Click Close to save the changes. The change is saved and active for future FTP sessions of this site.

CuteFTP

To Configure your Website in CuteFTP

  1. Open CuteFTP.

    Uploading content is allowed only through FTPS on Port 21. Hence, you need to choose the FTPS (SSL) Site option from the
    File -> New menu.

    Additional Information

    FTPS

  2. Enter your site details on the following page:

    • Label: Type something meaningful to identify your site.

    • Host address: yourdomainname.com

    • Username and Password: The FTP username and password for
      yourdomainname.com

  3. Click OK. Under General FTP sites, you would now see the site you have just configured.

To Enable Active/Passive Mode FTP (Anchor: ftpmode)

Different modes of data connection can be used during FTP. See details

There are 2 ways in which the data connection mode can be modified.

  1. Global Settings:

    1. Under Tools menu, select Global Options.

    2. Under the Transfer section, change Data mode to PORT (Active mode) or PASV (Passive mode).

      Click OK to save the changes.

      This change will affect all the sites for whom the data connection mode was set by default.

  2. For Individual Sites:

    1. Select the site from the General FTP Sites list, right-click and then click Properties.

    2. Under the Type tab, click the Data connection type drop-down menu.

    3. Choose User PASV for Passive mode and Use PORT for Active mode. Click OK to save the changes.

      The change is saved and active for future FTP sessions of this site.

To Connect and Upload using CuteFTP

  1. Double-click the site you have configured as described above. This will make a connection to the server. Once you see the server files listed, double-click on web folder. Windows Server users need to
    open web folder.

    Note

    Depending upon the Directory/Folder structure of the Web Hosting package, you would need to upload your files to the relevant
    folder. See details

  2. In the left pane in CuteFTP, click the Local Drives tab.

  3. Navigate to the location of your website files. Select the files to be uploaded and right-click on the selection and choose Upload.

  4. Your files should now be uploaded.