How do I connect to an SFTP server with FileZilla?

Before you start, you will need to download FileZilla or, another FTP program.

  1. Open FileZilla
  2. Enter the address of the server in the field Host, located in the Quickconnect bar.
    – ( – make sure to enter sftp to connect securely via SFTP)
  3. Enter your username
  4. Enter your password
  5. Enter the port number. – (port 22 for SFTP)
  6. Click on Quickconnect or press Enter to connect to the server.
  7. Click OK when you get a warning about an unknown host key.