FileZilla is a free and open source FTP client that will allow you to upload, download and edit files on your website securely.
To download FileZilla FTP client go here: https://filezilla-project.org/
Once this is installed here are the steps to connect to your NetHosted FTP account securely:
- Click File Menu -> Site Manager
- Choose New Site
- In the pop up box enter:
Host: ftp.yourdomain.com or server.solardns.com
(the servername is included in your welcome email, e.g. mercury.solardns.com if you are on the mercury server)
Servertype: FTPES – FTP over explicit TLS/SSL
User: Included in welcome email
Password: Included in welcome email
- Hit connect, a window will pop up saying Unknown Certificate, select Always trust certificate in future sessions in the bottom left and hit OK, you’re now connected.