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Create FTP on Network Solutions

A number of our tools require some level of access to your web server. This can be achieved via FTP, SFTP~ or SSH protocols. The preferred protocol will always be SFTP or SSH but sometimes, its only offered for a fee, or the host is unfamiliar with how to create these access points.

We’ve compiled this quick tutorial on the creation of an FTP account specifically for Network Solutions users.

A File Transfer Protocol (FTP) account will allow us to access your website’s files. The FTP credentials we need to connect to your site are:

  • FTP server (host)
  • Port (default is 21)
  • Username
  • Password

Log Into Your Network Solutions Account

  1. Log into your Network Solutions Administrative Panel
  • Log in using your email address or User ID.
  1. Under My Hosting Packages click FTP User/Pwd

Network Solutions Hosting Package

  1. In the bottom right under FTP User Accounts, click the Add button

Network Solutions Add

  1. Under Create FTP Account, type an FTP User ID (must be unique in the Network Solutions system and at least 9 characters long) and FTP Password.

Network Solutions New FTP

  1. For the Directory, do not change it from /htdocs
  • We need full access to your website’s content.
  1. Click Ok.

  2. Note the FTP Server/Host Address listed under Your FTP Account Information, as well as the FTP User ID and Password you chose for the new account.

Network Solutions Account Manager

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