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FileZilla: Windows Download for Personally Owned Computers

Secure File Transfer Protocol client for Windows computers.

Note: This software can be downloaded multiple times and does not limit the number of downloads.

About FileZilla

FileZilla is a fast and reliable FTP client with secure (SFTP) capabilities, lots of useful features and an intuitive interface. It supports all the basic functions to browse servers and transfer multiple files simultaneously. FileZilla is useful for individuals who want to transfer files from their home computer to a UNIX account, such as on UBUnix.


FileZilla may be downloaded by faculty, staff and students.

Using sftp to connect to UB

When connecting to UB with the Quick Connect bar:

  • Enter sftp:// in the host field
  • Enter 22 in the port field

To define a new site in the Site Manager:

  • Enter in the host field.
  • Select SFTP - SSH File Transfer Protocol in Servertype.
  • Replace the username anonymous with your UBITName.
  • Select Ask for password in Logintype.

Additional Information

Information for Connecting from Off Campus

When connecting from off campus, first run Cisco AnyConnect [Win 7] [Win Vista] or else register your IP address.

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