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FileZilla FTP Client


FileZilla is a free, open source FTP client. It can be installed and run directly on a USB flash drive. Even without administrator rights on a computer which users are not allowed to install applications on the computer, such as a computer in the lab or library, users can still run FileZilla on a USB flash drive.

Download
FileZilla FTP client can be downloaded at FileZilla FTP client download site.

User Guide
FileZilla User Guide can be found here.

Site Manager Configuration

Open FileZilla. If it is installed on a USB flash, navigate to the installed directory on the flash drive and double-click on the FileZilla.exe file. screenshot with transaction 
status, local and remote sites, and process status

Click on the Site Manager Icon Site manager iconor click on the Site Manager option under the File menu.
Site manager option under 
File menu

Click on the New Site button to create a new site profile. Give a name to the new site. It is just a profile name. It does not have to match the server name or the directory name.

General Tab:
Host: Host/FTP server address, e.g. www.csudh.edu or sws.csudh.edu
Port: Leave it blank (default value)
Protocol: use FTP - File Transfer Protocol (default value)
Encryption: Use plain FTP (default value)
Login Type: Account
User: your campus account username, in the format campus\username
Password: Your campus account password, same password you use for Outlook email
Account: leave it blank (default value)
General Tab

Advanced Tab:
Take the default values except Default remote directory. Default Remote Directory should be a forward-slash (/)followed by your FTP directory name.
Advanced tab

Transfer Setting Tab:
Take the default values.
Transfer Setting Tab

Charset Tab:
Take the default values.
Charset Tab

To upload files/folders: Hightlight the files/folders in the local site area. Drag and drop the highlighted files/folders to the remote site area.

To download files/folders: Hightlight the files/folders in the remote site area. Drag and drop the highlighted files/folders to the local site area.