FTP Access to Your Websites

One of the most convenient ways to update your website content is to upload it through FTP. FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a standard network protocol that allows transferring files between two hosts (for example, your computer and a Plesk server). Plesk acts as an FTP server, while users should use some FTP client to access the directories on the server. Plesk provides all main FTP features:

Note: Information is transferred over FTP unencrypted. We encourage you to use the secure FTPS protocol (also known as FTP-SSL). FTPS is supported by most modern FTP clients. Refer to your FTP client documentation for instructions on how to enable FTPS.

In this chapter:

Changing FTP Access Credentials

Adding FTP Accounts

Setting Up Anonymous FTP Access

 

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