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SFTP

Hello,

I read that "You cannot use an FTP account to connect via SFTP," so does that mean we use the "Special FTP Account" ?

I want to set up SFTP rather than FTP and require the step by step details in achieving this goal.

Thanks in advance.

 

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TechFly
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Hi @IncognitoNeo

 

Thank you for your post. SFTP uses a secure connection to transfer the files from the server to your local drive. Some hosting platforms only allow this secure connection. To change the connection type through your FTP client try changing the connection port to 22 instead of the non-secure port 21. Please refer to you FTP clients help guide for instructions of how to update the connection port. 

 

Hope this helps!

-Techfly