Save SFTP Account Data in FileZilla

(For 1&1 Windows Hosting, you can find theinstructions here.)Learn how to connect to your Linux Hosting webspace via SFTP in FileZilla.

Before you begin, you will need todownload and install FileZilla.

Launch the FileZilla program, either from the Start Menu, Finder, your desktop, or however you normally launch programs. Once the program is open, click

You can create a profile, which FileZilla refers to as a Site, containing all the information you need to connect to your webspace.

button, and type a name for the FileZilla Site such as your domain name. This helps you to know which site you are connecting to in the future, should you add other FTP sites.

Enter theFTP Software Connection Credentialsand then click the

The automatically configured 1&1 subdomain that can be viewed in the 1&1 Control Panel

You can use only the 1&1 subdomain or a IPv4 address for your FTP account. Unencrypted FTP cannot be used to connect with an IPv6 address; only SFTP can be used.

because Filezilla saves the password in plain text, making it possible for others to read it.

Also, in the transfer settings, select passive mode and limit the number of simultaneous connections to a maximum of 4.

You should now be able to connect and begin transferring files. To upload, select files from the left-hand side of the windows and drag them to the right-hand side of the menu. Let go of your mouse button to drop the files on the right-hand side to upload them.

For additional information, you may want to reference:

FTP Software Connection Credentials

Transfer Files with FileZilla via SFTP – 1&1 Help Center

Step-by-Step Guide for Transferring Files Securely with FTP – 1&1 Help Center

Configure FileZilla with the 1&1 Configuration File – 1&1 Help Center

Create a New FTP Account in Your Linux Package – 1&1 Help Center

Create a New FTP Account in Your Windows Package – 1&1 Help Center