Most of the users prefer to use SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) because File Transfer Protocol (FTP) cannot assure security. SFTP renders file transfer; access and management tools that are similar to FTP via secure SSH connection. Still, SFTP is a separate protocol.
|Hostname of the server
|IP address or a valid hostname||hostname.urownwebsite.com|
|IT depends if the client combines FTP and SFTP functionality
|SSH port number||The port number on which sshd listens.||Valid positive integer||“22” which is SSH Remote Login Protocol|
|Username||The SSH username which client uses to connect to the server.
• A valid cPanel account username.
|The username that you have set|
|Password||The SSH password of the user||A password that is secure||thepassword123|
|Private Key||The SSH private key for the user||The absolute path to a private key file on your local machine.||c:\data\id_dsa|
Note: If you see a warning such as unknown host key, and if you don’t want to this message to be displayed again, accept the key and save it on your PC.