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How to Use the FileZilla SFTP Client
The FileZilla SFTP client can be downloaded
for both macOS and Windows from
To use FileZilla, download and install it from the site listed above as you
would any other software for your Mac or PC.
Connecting to Your Server
To connect to your app, complete the following fields at the top of the
- Host: your server's IP address
- Username: your app's system user
- Password: the system user's password
- Port: 22
Then, click Quickconnect.
Be sure to enter port 22 for the port as ServerPilot only supports
Now, you can move files from your local machine (on the left) to your server
(on the right).
If you experience any difficulties connecting to your server through
FileZilla, check out our guide on
SFTP connection issues or use a different SFTP client, such as
FileZilla will not allow you to expand
archive files (.zip
, etc.) on your server.
To use this handy feature, contact
or use another SFTP client, such as
Last updated: April 25, 2017