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:How to upload files through FTP in Mac OS

Last Updated:Apr 03, 2020

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This article describes how to upload files by using FTP in Mac OS.


Detailed information

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You can use the default file system or a third-party FTP tool to upload files.


FTP provided by Mac OS

You can upload files by using the FTP terminal tool that comes with Mac OS system. Select the correct Upload path.


Third-party FTP tool

  1. Download and install the YummyFTP software.
    Description for instructions on how to download and install the software, see its official website.
  2. Enter the IP address, username, and password of the FTP server. Agreement select standard (FTP), port select Default 21 or other ports that you use, SSH key no choice. Click connection button.
  3. In the right-side pane, select the directory that is used to upload an object. In the left-side navigation pane, select the object and click the upload icon to upload an object.


Applicable to

  • Elastic Compute Service