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What Is SFTP?

There are two ways to get files onto your server: SSH and SFTP. We recommend SFTP instead of SSH for its ease of use.

SFTP is a secure form of FTP (file transfer protocol) that runs over SSH on port 22.

Several SFTP clients exist, but we like Cyberduck for its clean interface and simple drag-and-drop-ability.

Also, Cyberduck is free and runs on both Windows and Mac OS X systems. Both versions can be downloaded at https://cyberduck.io.

For more on setting up an SFTP client, check out our tutorials on installing Cyberduck and uploading files.

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