FTP connection using Windows


Due to the fact that the ftp program in Windows can only work in an active connection mode (when the server sends requests to the client), the connection via FTP from the command line is available only for devices with a public "white " IP-address and for which the firewall is disabled or appropriately configured (to accept requests on the ports used when FTP-connection).
  1. Open command prompt: press combination Win+R, in the window that appears, enter cmd and press Enter or "OK".
  2. Run the command:
  3. Open a new connection by running the command:
    open example.ftp.tools

    Instead example.ftp.tools specify host from FTP connection data.

  4. When prompted for a username and password, enter the login from FTP connection data and FTP user password.
  1. Open File Explorer via "This computer" or by pressing the combination Win+E.
  2. In the left pane of Explorer, right-click on "This computer" and select "Add new item to Network Neighborhood":
  3. Clickon "Next", select "Please select a different network location" and press again "Next":
  4. In field "Network address or Internet address" specify the server address in the form ftp://example.ftp.toolswhere instead of example.ftp.tools specify host from FTP connection data, and press "Next":
  5. Uncheck the box opposite "Anonymous login", in field "User " and specify the login from FTP connection data and press "Next":
  6. Enter an arbitrary name for the connection.
  7. Complete the setup by following the instructions. When opening the added resource to request a password, enter FTP user password.