How to Configure Your SFTP Client
Configure your SFTP client
SFTP clients typically require the following information to connect to a server:
Setting Description Possible values Example Hostname The server's hostname. A valid hostname or IP address.
SSH port number The port number on which
A valid positive integer.
Security Whether the client combines FTP and SFTP functionality. SFTP
Username The SSH username that the client uses to connect to the server.
- A valid cPanel account username.
You cannot use an FTP account to connect via SFTP.
Password The SSH user's password. A secure password.
Private Key The SSH user's private key.
The absolute path to a private key file on your local computer.
You may see a warning that the server's host key is unknown. To ensure that this message does not display again, accept the key and store it on your local computer.
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