FTP settings

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ZennoPoster has built-in capabilities for working with FTP resources. The program allows you to automatically upload files to an FTP server, create and delete directories, as well as perform other FTP operations. This is convenient, for example, if the data files of the projects you are working with are stored on an FTP server.

Create FTP connection

You can create a new FTP connection from the context menu Add Action → FTP → FTP connection :


Or use smart search .

The created FTP connection will be displayed in the static blocks panel:

FTP settings

The main

  • Selecting the type of transfer protocol - FTP, FTPs or sFTP:
    FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a standard protocol for transferring files;
    FTPs (File Transfer Protocol + SSL, or FTP / SSL) - secure file transfer protocol;
    sFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) is a protocol for file operations over a reliable and secure connection.

  • Server - FTP server name (required parameter);

  • Port - FTP connection port (required parameter). The default port is 21;

  • Login and Password - authorization parameters for connection (optional parameters). If these parameters are not specified and the server supports connection without authorization, the connection will be established;

  • Active mode - check if you want to use the active FTP mode;

  • Proxy mode - you can select the modes “Without proxy”, “Active project proxy”, “The format string protocol: //login:pass@ip:port“, “Other“. In the “Other” mode, you can insert a proxy in any of your formats by specifying the necessary information in the fields - address, port and authorization data.

Detailed work with FTP connection is described in articles FTP files and FTP directories .