What is LFTP?

While many different File Transfer Protocol (FTP) solutions exist, most of them require the use of a graphical user interface (GUI) that can adversely impact your workflow. For users familiar with command-line utilities, LFTP may be a better solution. LFTP is a free FTP client that allows users to perform file transfers via the command-line Read More >

Getting Started Guide: FTP

In this tutorial: Getting Started About FTP Connect to FTP with cPanel User FTP Accounts Connecting to your server is fast and easy when using FTP access. InMotion Hosting has the cPanel File Manager that you can use to upload files to your server; however, the File Manager requires you to upload one file at Read More >

Easily Upload Content to Your Hosting Via FTP

In this article, we’re going to go over the ins and outs of uploading content to your hosting account using FTP. FTP (file transfer protocol) lets you quickly and easily get a file up on your website. Good news is your hosting account comes with free FTP access for your cPanel account. Follow along below Read More >

FTP Basics for Dedicated Servers

As a dedicated hosting customer, you will have the ability to connect to your cPanel account using the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). FTP allows you to upload and download files from your server to your local PC. In this article, we will go over the basics of FTP so you can feel comfortable using it Read More >

Troubleshooting FileZilla Error Logs

When you are experiencing issues using FileZilla to connect via FTP, you can review the error logs for common problems. In this guide we will discuss the cause and solution of FileZilla errors. Enabling error logging in FileZilla, allows you to save errors in a text file, and view them when needed. In this article, Read More >

How to Enable Logging in FileZilla

If you are having problems using FileZilla, the logs may provide clues into what is causing the issue. By default logging is disabled, so it has to be turned on. In this tutorial, we will show you how to enable logging in FileZilla. You can then review the log file to help troubleshoot your FTP Read More >

Connecting to SFTP for Shared Accounts

We recently added Secure FTP (SFTP) to our Shared plans. SFTP, different than FTP access, doesn’t use the normal cPanel login to access your account. Below is our guide on using FileZilla and connecting to SFTP for shared accounts. Generate access keys via cPanel The first step is creating your public and private keys. If you Read More >

Publishing Your FrontPage Website with FTP

In this tutorial we will show you how to publish a FrontPage website using FTP. This will allow you to continue publishing your website after FrontPage Extensions have been disabled on the server. Microsoft stopped supporting FrontPage in 2006, and we have done our best to allow it to still be used with our servers. Read More >

421 Too many connections

In this tutorial, we will show you how to view and drop idle FTP connections in cPanel and limit your FTP connections in FileZilla. These steps should help fix or avoid the 421 Too many connections error. Idle FTP Connections What is / causes an idle FTP connection? Idle FTP connections are caused when an Read More >

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