FTP over SSL setup in cPanel

As we know that SFTP can only be used to Secure FTP connnections for only cPanel users and not for regular FTP  accounts but for regular FTP accounts you can setup FTP over SSL/TLS

You can follow the below simple steps to  the same ::


Enable TLS Encryption support from WHM
WHM >> Main >> Service Configuration >> FTP Server Configuration

and set TLS Encryption Support to optional.

Once done that you can access FTP over  SSL by  using server type as ::  FTPES stands for FTP over explicit TLS/SSL

You can use the below settings to access FTP over SSL


Host  :: domain.com or IP

User  :: FTP user name

Pass  :: FTP password

Port  :: 21

Server Type ::  ftpes

example ::



That’s all .