FTP Client Configuration

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FTP stands for “file transfer protocol” used to transfer data from one computer to another through a network, such as over the Internet. This is set up through software like Dreamweaver or a special FTP utility such as Core FTP or FileZilla.

Using WinSCP:

  • Protocol: FTP
  • Encryption: TLS Explicit encryption
  • Hostname: DNS name of site (such as course1.winona.edu)
  • Port number: 21
  • Advanced Button | Connection | Passive mode: unchecked

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Using CoreFTP:

  • Site Name: Short name for site (such as Course1)
  • Host / IP / URL: DNS name of site (such as course1.winona.edu)
  • Port: 21
  • PASV: unchecked
  • Connection: AUTH TLS
  • SSL Options: Windows SSL: checked (SSL Listings and SSL Transfer optional)

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Using WS_FTP Professional:

values are named differently in the wizard than they are when editing a connection

  • Site Name: Short name for site (Such as Course1)
  • Connection Type (Server Type): FTP/SSL (AUTH SSL)
  • Server Address (Host name): DNS name of site (such as course1.winona.edu)
  • Advanced | Advanced | Use Passive mode for data connections: unchecked
  • UserID is for username, Account is left blank

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Using Fetch:

  • Hostname: DNS name of site (such as course1.winona.edu)
  • Connect using: FTP with TLS/SSL
  • Enable encryption: checked

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