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Connect with Plain FTP

Configure any standard FTP client (Filezilla, etc.)  to connect using the plain FTP protocol. Please note this connection type transmits data in plain text. If you require a secure connection click here.  You can also run FTP scripts.

Basic FTP Connection Details

Use the following details to connect. For IP addresses click Here.

Field Values Notes
Host ftp.hostedftp.com or

yourdomain.hostedftp.com or


The Hosted~FTP~ service will connect your FTP client to the
nearest location.
Username Your username OR email address
Password Your password
Ports (for open FTP) FTP: 21, 1200-2000


For basic FTP, ports 21, 1200 – 2000 must be open (these ports are also used when connecting with FTPS)
Transfer Mode We support both active and passive mode. We recommend choosing a passive mode (PASV) to minimize issues with firewalls that
block FTP connections
If you are unable to connect using passive mode, please note
that in addition to port 21 we use ports 1200 to 2000 for data
transfers. You may need to update your firewall configuration
to allow access to ports 21 and 1200 to 2000 for the TCP/IP
protocol. Please see this link for
further details on the differences between active and passive
FileZilla settings Example settings using FileZilla FTP client in plain FTP
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