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FTP setup using Secure FTP (SFTP)

Summary

Secure FTP is available with your HostMonster hosting account. To use it you will first need to enable SSH Access for your account.

Using SFTP

Our servers do support Secure FTP or SFTP. There are a couple of things that you will need to do to use this option on our servers.
  1. Download an FTP program that support Secure FTP
  2. You will also need to enable SSH/Shell access on your account. If you do not already have SSH/Shell access, Click Here for further information.
  3. Log into your SFTP program using port 22.
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