Connect to SFTP (Secured FTP) using Filezilla

How to connect to SSH FTP (SFTP) using Filezilla?


To transfer the files using SFTP (Secured File Transfer Protocol) follow the steps given below.
Step 1: Open the site manager. You can open site manager using three options.
Option 1: In the menu bar, click File Site Manager.
Option 2: Press CTRL+S
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Option 3: Click Open the Site Manager icon in the toolbar.
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Step 2:
In Site Manager, Click New Site
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Step 3: Under Select Entry, add the custom name for the Site.
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Step 4: Enter the Host name, Port number and select SFTP - SSH File Transfer Protocol in the Protocol option.
Step 5: In Logon Type select the required option and provide site details to login. There are five types of Logon Type available, Normal, Ask for Password, Anonymous, Account and Interactive.
If you click OK - Site details will be saved.
If you click Cancel - Site details wont be saved.
If you click Connect - It will connect to the host.
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If you click Connect, Unknown host key alert message opens with the checkbox "Always trust this host, add this key to the cache".When you click on the check box you wont get the alert message each time whenever you connect with that particular host.
Click OK to connect.
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Once connected, you will get a status message that "Directory listing successful" in the Message log portion.
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