When you transfer files from your computer to your server or from one computer to another, you probably use an FTP program. Some of those programs, like FileZilla, offer support for additional protocols like SFTP. There is an important difference between FTP and SFTP, and you should know what both are before you start transferring […]
By default, most dedicated servers use port 21 as their FTP (File Transfer Protocol) port. Most FTP clients also recognize this port out of the box, without any configuration necessary. For the majority of your server needs, you will want to leave the default port as is.
In a few unique situations, however, you […]