How to set Directory Privacy in cPanel

Directory Privacy allows you to protect a specific directory with a password, to prevent unauthorized users from accessing the directory through a web browser. Once you enable this feature for a directory, whenever the user attempts to view that directory, the system asks for a login. This feature does not protect directories that users access […]

How can I connect to FTP using WinSCP?

WinSCP is open source free software. Its main use is to transfer files from a local machine to another machine. It is one of the oldest and most popular free FTP clients available for Microsoft Windows. Let’s look at connecting to FTP with WinSCP. Below are the steps to connect to FTP using WinSCP- User […]

How can I connect to FTP using Cyberduck?

Cyberduck is a popular FTP client and cloud storage browser available for MacOS and Windows. Let’s look at connecting to your hosting account via FTP with Cyberduck. You can download Cyberduck here. 1. Open the Cyberduck application. 2. Click the Open Connection button to begin opening a new FTP connection. 3. User will now be […]

What is the Difference Between Active and Passive FTP?

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. FTP is an application layer protocol which transfers files over a network. An FTP server can operate in two different modes by default – Active or Passive. Active mode is the original FTP mode and often the default FTP mode. Here’s how a typical Active FTP transaction would take […]