How to set up CuteFTP

Once you've downloaded and installed CuteFTP, launch the program. 

Navigate to File > Connect > Connect menu:



It's possible to use the Connect icon on the tool bar:



The recommended settings are as follows: 

Label: any name for this connection
Host: the server your account is hosted on
Username: your cPanel username 
Password: your cPanel password 
Login Method: Normal 



Once the basic settings are configured, switch to Type tab. Make sure that:

1. For SFTP connection (recommended):

Protocol type: SFTP using SSH2 (Secure Shell)
Port: 21098



2. For an alternative FTP connection:
Protocol type: FTP (standard File Transfer Protocol)
Port: 21



Once done, click on Connect.


That's it!

              
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