← ServerPilot Docs
Getting Started with SSH and SFTP
SSH and SFTP are two secure ways of getting files onto your server.
This series will guide you through establishing an SSH connection as well
as installing an SFTP client and configuring it to transfer files with
SSH, or secure shell, uses the command line to
securely access your cloud server and manually enter commands to
edit its files and folders.
SFTP is a secure form of FTP (file transfer protocol) that runs
over SSH on port 22.
Cyberduck is an SFTP client available for download on both Mac OS X
To help you have the easiest experience using SFTP for WordPress or
your other apps, we recommend adjusting these settings as soon as
you have installed Cyberduck.
Once you've installed Cyberduck, it's time to set it up so you can
upload your files to your apps.
If you are having trouble SFTPing in to your server, follow these
steps one-by-one until your problem is resolved.