FTP and Secure FTP (FTPS, SFTP) - Map a network drive

Follow these directions to map a network drive to a remote FTP server.

  1. The the Windows Start Icon > Computer.
  2. At the top of the window, select Map network drive.
  3. In the Map Network Drive pop-up box, select Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Select Choose a custom network location and click Next.
  6. Enter the address to the remote FTP server (example: ftp://example.com) and click Next.

Note: To ensure the address to the FTP server is valid, enter the address in a Web browser.

  1. By default, the next prompt will have Log on anonymously check-marked. Remove the check-mark, enter the username for the FTP Server, and click Next.
  2. Give your FTP server a friendly name and click Next.
  3. Click Finish.

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