Last modified: February 10, 2021
This document provides the information to connect to your cPanel account via SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol or Secure File Transfer Protocol). SFTP provides file access, transfer, and management tools that resemble FTP through a secure SSH connection. However, SFTP is not merely FTP over SSH. Instead, it is an entirely separate protocol.
For more information about SFTP, read the SFTP Wikipedia article.
Note: If you do not already have an SFTP client, you can download Cyberduck™ for evaluation purposes.
SFTP clients typically require the following information to connect to a server: