Connecting through FileZila

When you first open FileZilla you’re meet by an empty window without any connection. On the bottom left you can se you home directory. FileZilla is a drop and drag application that allows you to drag files from you local directory onto the server.

Firstly you need to establish a connection to your host. Do this by filling in the information received in your email. If you have altered the SFTP password and cant find it anymore, here is a guide on how to reset it.

The following SFTP information can be found in the email we send after you setup a new hosting. All this information is relevant for connection through FileZilla.

SFTP/SSH Host: (rask<hostnumber>
SFTP/SSH Port: 1022
SFTP/SHH Username: (SFTP username)
SFTP/SHH Password: (SFTP password)
Web root: /path/to/root (Not used for FTP transfer)

NB! Given that Servebolt dont allow ftp transfer for numerous reasons, you have to insert an sftp extension before the host in FileZilla. Here is the proper way: 

# sftp://rask<hostnumber>.raskesider.nos

After you have filled in the proper host, you can enter your username, password and port (1022). When all information is filled in you can start the connection by clicking Quickconnect.

Note! On the right side of the button Quickconnect you have an arrow. By clicking this arrow you get a list of earlier connections. This makes connecting later much easier, because now all the information is stored so you dont have to re-enter it.

After connecting you will see your server directory on the bottom right. Now you are ready to start transferring files.

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