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Using SFTP for your Minecraft Server - Falix

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What is SFTP

In computing, the SSH File Transfer Protocol is a network protocol that provides file access, file transfer, and file management over any reliable data stream. It was designed by the Internet Engineering Task Force as an extension of the Secure Shell protocol version 2.0 to provide secure file transfer capabilities. Wikipedia

This allows you to manage files remotely through an SFTP client without having to access the game panel.

Choosing a SFTP Client

SFTP Clients:

Software Platform Support
Filezilla Windows, macOS, and Linux
Cyberduck Windows and macOS
WinSCP Windows
Swish Windows
AndFTP Android
FTPManager IOS

Linux usually has SFTP integration built into the file manager.

Connecting to Your Server

Method 1

  1. Log in to the Game Panel, then choose a server.
  2. Navigate to the “Settings” tab.
  3. Make sure you have an SFTP client installed.
  4. Click on “Launch SFTP”.
  5. You should see your SFTP client launch. If this does not happen, follow Method 2.
  6. Go to the Client Panel and click “account” on the sidebar, then press login to panel and copy “Your FTP Password”. This will be the password that you will use to login with SFTP.

Method 2

  1. Log in to the Game Panel, then choose a server.
  2. Navigate to the “Settings” tab.
  3. Launch your SFTP client.
  4. Follow the table below:
SFTP details Description
Server address The text before the colons (:) is your Hostname. The numbers after the colons (:) is your port.
Username Insert this into the “username” field.
Password Insert your Game Panel’s password into the “password” field.

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