FTP

How to Configure Dreamweaver FTP for Connection.

While Hostwinds does not offer direct support for third party applications such as Dreamweaver we do like to offer as much assistance as possible even for things we may not directly support. With that in mind we have compiled these steps to help you with configuring DreamWeaver to connect to your accounts here.  Open Dreamweaver…

How to Reset FTP Account Passwords

How to Reset FTP Account Passwords in cPanel? Using FTP to upload files to your website or to download them from your website is very common. In some instances you may need to reset your FTP password, perhaps you have forgotten it or perhaps you’d just like to change it. Whatever the case may be…

Unable to Connect Authentication Error

How do I fix 530 login authentication error? A common error FileZilla users come across is the 530 login error saying unable to connect due to an authentication error. There are two reasons you could be getting this, either you’re using the wrong login information or the server’s password database has become corrupt.   Double…

Allow Editing of Hidden/System Files

Some files you want to edit may be hidden by default. A common file like this is the .htaccess file. You can choose to show these files in both cPanel and FileZilla by performing the following steps:   How do I Show Hidden Files in FileZilla?   Click Server at the top Click Force show…

Increasing Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections Beyond 10 in FileZilla

FileZilla is an FTP client that is commonly used to access files remotely. By default, the maximum number of simultaneous connections that you can have using FileZilla is 10. However, this can be changed by editing an XML file directly with a text editor.   Note: For the best results, we recommend that the maximum…

Optimal Filezilla Settings

How do I speed up Filezilla transfers? If your file transfers seem to be going slow, you can try to increase the number of connections and see if that helps. Note that the server you’re connecting to may have restrictions to the number of and speed of connections, so this may or may not help.…

Explanation of FTP Protocol

What is FTP? FTP, or File Transfer Protocol, is commonly used to transfer files over the internet through a client-server architecture. It makes use of the TCP/IP protocol to allow this and can be secured with SSL/TLS.  Although some services such as File Manager through cPanel offer the ability to upload files, these can be…

Easy FileZilla Setup Guide for cPanel

How do I Use FileZilla and cPanel?   Create your FTP account To create your FTP account in cPanel, please refer to the following article. Creating An FTP Account In cPanel   How do I Connect Filezilla to cPanel? You can connect your account and access your site via FTP with Filezilla, CoreFTP or Cyberduck.…

FTP Configuration Files in cPanel

You can connect Filezilla to your cPanel either manually or with a script that automatically configures Filezilla for you. You may also use CoreFTP or Cyberduck in the exact same way.   Configure Filezilla Manually Download and install Filezilla Open Filezilla Put in the same username and password as you use to login to your…

Viewing FTP Connections

How can I view current FTP connections in cPanel? You can view all FTP connections at any given time in your cPanel by checking the FTP Connections interface. Refer to the following steps to access the FTP Connections interface located under the FTP section in cPanel. FTP Connections List Use the search bar on the…

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