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The process of transferring data between devices via a network is referred to as File Transfer Protocol (FTP). The method involves downloading, uploading, and transferring data over the Internet and across computer systems. The operation is successful when one server permits another to send or receive data via the Internet. FTP uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and/or Internet Protocol (IP) to send and receive files between computers. FTP is regarded as an application layer protocol within the TCP/IP family of protocols. Although the majority of websites already have the FTP built-in, several FTP applications are available for free download.

The end user's device is known as the local host in an FTP connection. The remote host, which is often a server, is the second machine in an FTP connection. To transmit data with FTP, both computers must be networked together and correctly set up. For clients to access these services, FTP software must be installed, and servers must be configured to execute FTP services, hence FTP hosting service is a great solution to utilize FTP in a website because these servers are already optimized to handle FTP requests.

FTP is still often used to transmit files behind the scenes for other applications, such as financial services. Many file transfers may be carried out using HTTP, another TCP/IP family protocol. New programs can occasionally be downloaded via web browsers. FTP can be used by a company, a person, or a website to upload or download data from servers or to move files from one computer system to another. FTP transfers can only carry out if the user has an active internet connection.

FTP History

Abhay Bhushan, a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the time, created the initial FTP specification, which was released as RFC 114 on April 16, 1971. FTP was designed to facilitate file transfers across ARPANET, the forerunner of the internet.

The FTP specification had multiple updates to conform to networking standards, particularly TCP/IP, as the contemporary internet started to take shape. Jon Postel, a research scientist at the Information Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California at the time, specified a new version of FTP in RFC 765 in 1980. Five years later, RFC 959, which added new management features for the protocol, including the capability to create and remove a file directory, redefined FTP once more. FTP's earlier versions were mostly only capable of moving files to and from already-existing file directory hierarchies.

How FTP works

The file transfer protocol enables people and organizations to share digital files with others even when they are not physically present. Both the cloud and an FTP client may be used for this. Regardless of the choice, a functional Internet connection is necessary for both parties.

The majority of online browsers include FTP clients that let users move files back and forth between their machine and a server. Because many of them offer additional capabilities, some users might want to utilize a third-party FTP client. FileZilla Client, WinSCP, FTP Voyager, CoffeeCup Free FTP, and Core FTP are a few free FTP clients on the market.

Unaware of it, many individuals have utilized FTP in the past. Logging in to the FTP software is the initial step, which may be done either automatically or by manually entering a username and password. You must use a certain port number to visit an FTP server. You may now transfer files after using your FTP client to connect to the FTP server. Some public FTP servers let you access them anonymously, so they don't all require you to sign in.

As was already mentioned, the original purpose of FTP was to enable the transfer of files between two actual computers. However, thanks to technological advancements, users may now do file transfers over the internet. Transfers can be done quickly and securely preventing people and businesses from data breaches.

Transfer formats of FTP

An FTP server and client program can transmit files via FTP in several different ways:
Anonymous FTP: The most fundamental type of FTP is anonymous FTP. Without encrypting data or requiring a login and password, it supports data exchanges. The majority of the time, it is utilized to download content whose dissemination is uncontrolled.

Password Protected: A password is required to access password-protected FTP, which is also a normal FTP service, although the service could not be encrypted or secure. Port 21 functions with it.

FTP Secure (FTPS): This method, also known as FTP Secure Sockets Layer (FTP-SSL), makes Transport Layer Security (TLS) implicit as soon as an FTP connection is made. In the beginning, FTPS was utilized to facilitate a more secure method of FTP data transport. Typically, port 990 is used by default.

FTPES: This method converts an FTP connection on port 21 to an encrypted connection, enabling explicit TLS support. Web and file-sharing services frequently employ this technique to allow secure file transfers.

SFTP: Despite not strictly being an FTP protocol, this one operates similarly. Instead, SFTP uses port 22 and is a part of the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol. Systems administrators frequently use SSH to securely access systems and applications from a distance, and SSH includes a technique for secure file transfer called SFTP!

FTP Hosting

FTP is a well-liked technique for transmitting data from one computer to another. You must run an FTP client to connect to an FTP server to upload or download files (such as Filezilla). No matter what FTP platform you choose, HostDive FTP Hosting will make your life simple, because our FTP hosting service supports every FTP client, including Filezilla, Transmit, WinSCP, Cyberduck, and many more!

HostDive FTP hosting offers excellent security, uptime, support, and value for money. Our FTP hosting service is simple to use and robust enough to meet every requirement. More importantly, when dealing with a lot of files, bulk transfers, or huge file transfers, specified FTP hosting becomes a better option!

HostDive FTP hosting is among the simplest ways to transmit data at a rapid speed. Our Shared Web Hosting offers Unlimited Bandwidth and SSD storage drives, which help transfer data at a robust speed, saving time for both you and your users. Furthermore, our FTP hosting provides free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates, malware and Hackers protection, Firewalls, and DDoS protection, to keep your data secure from any data breach!

HostDive FTP hosting is a dependable service, supported by our 99.9% Uptime Commitment, additionally, if you have any questions, our attentive and professional Customer support service is here for you 24/7/365. Furthermore, you can try us risk-free with our Money Back Guarantee!

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We believe DirectAdmin provides the most value to customers among all the shared web hosting panels

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We are using LiteSpeed which is the fastest web server infrastructure available to commercial clients

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To install scripts such as WordPress use our included software the Softaculous one-lick installer

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Each Hard Drive is powered by Solid State Drive technology which ensure speed and longetivity


All our servers are linked in RAID10, which is the optimal choice between speed and data safety


We use the SQL structure as the default database architecture for our web hosting account


We offer Unlimited Data Transfer with all our web hosting and CMS hosting services

Frequently Asked Questions

When will my service be provisioned?

Your hosting account is setup automatically right after you made payment. All account information is sent to your registered email address.

Do you offer refunds?

We offer a generous 10-day refund policy. For more information please read our Refund Policy page.

Where can I get support if I have an issue?

You can contact us via our ticketing system during EU work hours.

Where are the servers located exactly?

United States 1 Location is at: Los Angeles

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Can I upgrade/downgrade my package?

You can automatically upgrade/downgrade within the same server. If you would like to migrate across servers please open a ticket!

Do I have to buy a domain to use your services?

You don't have to buy a domain name from us if you already own one elsewhere. Just select the correct option during checkout!

What is the difference between Shared hosting and CMS hosting?

CMS hosting allows more storage space as CMS solutions such as WordPress or Prestashop requires as much as 10 times more storage than their HTML counterparts.

What is the difference between DirectAdmin and cPanel?

Both control panels offer the same features and capabilities. However, we are able to provide DirectAdmin accounts for a far lower price due to the higher licensing costs associated with cPanel.

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