"@" Ampersand in FTP Username

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"@" Ampersand in FTP Username

#1 Post by blog'em » 2020-03-08 17:43

Hello Everyone,

Hosting Services these days are in the habit of generating FTP usernames in the format "user@domain" to log into "domain", (Interworx, and perhaps even cPanel does this). This seems a little redundant. However, I've been speaking with Interworx and it doesn't sound like things are going to change.

This breaks FileZilla command line options to connect using filezilla.exe sftp://USERNAME:PASSWORD@HOST

...Can we expect an update to FileZilla to accommodate this? Or do we need to keep on the case of our Web Hosts to fix this?

I am aware of a previous, 15 year old discussion on this topic
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=765

I guess nothing has happened since then.

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Re: "@" Ampersand in FTP Username

#2 Post by botg » 2020-03-09 08:25

Use the Site Manager in this case.

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