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FileZilla FTP Instructions

How to Install and Use FileZilla

  • You can download the install file for FileZilla Secure Shell from the following location:
  • Download the version that matchs your system type (Intel , PowerPC G4)
  • When you click the link to download the FileZilla setup file, choose to Run the file instead of Save
  • FileZilla will only work with Safari.

Download FileZilla for Mac OS X

How to Publish Using FileZilla FTP

To publish your website files using FileZilla on a Mac, follow these steps:

  1. Open your FileZilla program
  2. Click File then select File Manager to in order to set a secure connection.

Screenshot of accessing site manager within FileZilla

  1. Select SFTP - SSH File Transfer Protocol

SFTP checked in FileZilla

  1. Host:
    User: Your NSU username
    Password: Your password
    Port: 22

Login area for FileZilla

  1. On the right hand side double click public_html.
    Viewing public_html folder on remote site screenshot
  2. On the local site, locate your file and double click. This will open all your files within the folder you have created containing your webpage material
    Filezilla screenshot

  1. Filezilla screenshot
  2. Below you will see the file that was transferred.
    Filezilla screenshot
  3. To disconnect from the Secure FTP connection click on Server then Disconnect.
    Disconnect option menu within FileZilla

You may view your NSU webpage at

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