FileZilla is a fast and reliable FTP client with lots of handy features. It supports the provision of resuming on both downloads and uploads, timeout detection, firewall support, SOCKS4/5 and HTTP1.1 support, SSL, SFTP and more, all with a comfortable drag and drop interface.

FileZilla is powerful and free software for transferring files over the Internet. FileZilla is an open source software distributed free of charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License

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FileZilla Installation on Windows:

File zilla installation on Windows is quite simple. Log in to your Windows software with an administrator account. After the download of the correct installable file  (the .exe extension package is recommended) click on it. It is a simple and easy installation and will be done in less than 5 minutes.

FileZilla Installation on Linux:

Both Ubuntu and Fedora distributions apparently allow the FileZilla software to be installed through their package managers. In Ubuntu open a terminal window, login as the root user and execute the following command:

apt-get install filezilla

You will be prompted whether you want to continue with the installation. Type “Y” and click on the Enter key of your keyboard. The installation will be completed.

Then execute the following command as the root user in the terminal window:

yum -y install filezilla

How do we establish the connection?

Once FileZilla is started, enter the following details:

Hostname – Enter your domain name or the name of the hosting server where your account resides.

Username – Enter the FTP username (you can use your cPanel username or the one of a new FTP account);

Password – Enter the corresponding FTP password;

Port – Enter the FTP port (by default it is 21);

Click on the Quickconnect button the establish the FTP connection.

Once the FTP connection is opened you will see the listing of the remote server’s files and folders.


How do we manage files using FileZilla?

If you have a web site created on your local computer, you will want to make it live by uploading its files on your web server. Select the web site files in the Local site area. Drag and drop them in the public_html folder under the Remote site area. In this way they will be accessible through your domain name.

Now coming to the quintessential question – Of what use it is to Vtiger followers?

Simple, it is one of the excellent ways to transport/ exchange/ import files from one place to another.

  • User friendly interface and easy to use.
  • Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS and FTPES) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
  • Available for Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and more
  • Multilanguages support
  • Supports resume and transfer of large files, Site Manager, Transfer queue, Bookmarks, Drag & drop, Adjustable transfer speed limits, Filename filters, Directory comparison and Remote file search
  • Includes Network configuration wizard, Remote file editing
  • Establishes Synchronized directory browsing

For all the above facilities, it’s best available in use for Vtiger aspirants.

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