2. Enter your site details on the following page:
Label: Type something meaningful to identify your site.
Host address: yourdomainname.com
Username and Password: The FTP username and password for yourdomainname.com
3. Click OK. Under General FTP sites, you would now see the site you have just configured.
To Enable Active/Passive Mode FTP
Different modes of data connection can be used during FTP.
There are 2 ways in which the data connection mode can be modified.
Under Tools menu, select Global Options.
Under the Transfer section, change Data mode to PORT (Active mode) or PASV (Passive mode).
Click OK to save the changes.
This change will affect all the sites for whom the data connection mode was set by default.
For Individual Sites:
Select the site from the General FTP Sites list, right-click and then click Properties.
Under the Type tab, click the Data connection type drop-down menu.
Choose User PASV for Passive mode and Use PORT for Active mode. Click OK to save the changes.
The change is saved and active for future FTP sessions of this site.
To Connect and Upload using CuteFTP
Double-click the site you have configured as described above. This will make a connection to the server. Once you see the server files listed, double-click on web folder. Windows Server users need to open web folder.
- In the left pane in CuteFTP, click the Local Drivestab.
Navigate to the location of your website files. Select the files to be uploaded and right-click on the selection and choose Upload
Your files should now be uploaded.