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How to use SFTP with cPanel & FileZilla

This article will show you how to connect to your cPanel account via SFTP using FileZilla

  • This article is for customers with an active cPanel subscription
  • You will need to have FileZilla installed on your computer. You can download it from here.

1. Please ensure you have jailed shell activated on your account. Instructions on how to activate can be found here.

Your cPanel username and password can be found on the cPanel hosting tab of your control panel.

2. Open FileZilla

3. Enter the following details
Host: s
Username: your cPanel username
Password: your cPanel password
Port: 2222

and click Quickconnect.


You are now connected via SFTP.

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