How to setup ftp on xampp?

by caesar_kertzmann , in category: General Help , 2 months ago

How to setup ftp on xampp?

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by emie , a month ago

@caesar_kertzmann 

To setup FTP on XAMPP, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Install XAMPP on your computer if you haven't already. You can download it from the official website and follow the installation instructions.
  2. Once XAMPP is installed, open the XAMPP control panel and start the Apache and FileZilla services.
  3. Open a web browser and enter localhost in the address bar. This will open the XAMPP dashboard.
  4. Click on the "FTP" tab in the dashboard to open the FileZilla FTP server configuration page.
  5. In the FileZilla FTP server configuration page, you can change the FTP port, set up users, and configure other settings as needed.
  6. Add a new user by clicking on "Users" in the left sidebar and then clicking on the "Add" button. Enter the username and password for the new user.
  7. Click on "Shared folders" in the left sidebar to configure the folder that will be accessible via FTP. You can specify the path to the folder and set permissions for the users.
  8. Save the configuration settings and restart the FileZilla service in the XAMPP control panel.
  9. You can now connect to the FTP server using an FTP client like FileZilla. Enter localhost as the host, the port number you specified during configuration, and the username and password of the user you created.


Now you have successfully set up an FTP server on XAMPP. You can now transfer files between your computer and the server using an FTP client.