Learn how to connect FTPS using Transmit
In this article, we will explain how you can connect to FTPS using Transmit. FTPS (also known as FTP over SSL) stands for File Transport Protocol Secure. FTPS is a secure file transfer protocol that allows you to connect securely with your trading partners, customers, and users.
- A Webhosting plan.
- An FTP user.
Step 1: Install Transmit
https://panic.com/transmit/#download and click on
Download Transmit Now!.
Step 2: Turning on TLS v1.2 Encryption
Open Transmit and at the top left, click on
Transmit. Then click on
Advanced tab and click on
Advanced Server Settings.
Make sure that
Use TLS v1.2 encryption is selected. If not, click on the selection-box to turn it on.
Step 3: Connect FTPS
Insert your credentials. Make sure that FTP with TLS/SSL is selected in tab
Protocol and that the port number is
21 . Click
Connect to make a connection to the server.
Step 4: Easy file transfer (optional)
To make the file transfer easier, click on the 4 squares at the right.
Click on the ‘earth’ button via the top left corner.
You will now see two ‘screens’ which makes it easier to transfer files from your own computer to the WebHost.
Congratulations, you have successfully connected with FTPS using Transmit.