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Save SFTP Account Data in FileZilla

For Linux Hosting packages.
(For 1&1 Windows Hosting, you can find the instructions here.)

Learn how to connect to your Linux Hosting webspace via SFTP in FileZilla.

Before you begin, you will need to download and install FileZilla.

Step 1
Launch the FileZilla program, either from the Start Menu, Finder, your desktop, or however you normally launch programs. Once the program is open, click File > Site Manager. FileZilla home screen
FileZilla home screen
Step 2
You can create a profile, which FileZilla refers to as a Site, containing all the information you need to connect to your webspace.

Click the New Site button, and type a name for the FileZilla "Site" such as your domain name. This helps you to know which site you are connecting to in the future, should you add other FTP sites. Site Manager
Site Manager
Step 3
Enter the FTP Software Connection Credentials and then click the Connect button.
Field Data
Host The automatically configured 1&1 subdomain that can be viewed in the 1&1 Control Panel
Example: home123456789.1and1-data.host
Port 22
Protocol SFTP - SSH File Transfer Protocol
Logon Type Normal
User Your SFTP user name
Password Your SFTP password
Site Manager
Site Manager
Please note:
You can use only the 1&1 subdomain or a IPv4 address for your FTP account. Unencrypted FTP cannot be used to connect with an IPv6 address; only SFTP can be used.
Step 4
Recommendation: You should change the Logon Type to Ask for password because Filezilla saves the password in plain text, making it possible for others to read it.

Also, in the transfer settings, select passive mode and limit the number of simultaneous connections to a maximum of 4.
Site Manager
Site Manager

You should now be able to connect and begin transferring files. To upload, select files from the left-hand side of the windows and drag them to the right-hand side of the menu. Let go of your mouse button to "drop" the files on the right-hand side to upload them.

For additional information, you may want to reference: