FileZilla is most popular FTP client used by users for connecting FTP server from local system. It has lots of features to use a remote server. But most of them don’t have more idea of how to connect sftp using Filezilla.
If you don’t want to use a password, you can simply use SSH private key with Filezilla to authenticate on a key basis. This article will help you with How to import private keys in Filezilla for sftp access.
Download FileZilla Client: click here to download filezilla client
FileZilla Client: You must have the Filezilla client installed on your system.
SSH Private Key: You must have an ssh private key to attach to the Filezilla client.
Step 1 – Start Filezilla
I hope you better know how to start Filezilla on your system. We can start Filezilla using a shortcut or through program files or the command line.
Step 2 – Add Key in Filezilla
Follow the given below screenshots to add the primary key in FileZilla.
Select private key file. Your Key file will be added to the List. Now Just click
Sometimes Filezilla prompt to convert the key in the case provided key is not in the correct format that Filezilla supports. Feel free to convert the file and save it with some other name.
Step 3 – Connect to SFTP Server
Enter the detail of Host, Username, and Port ( if not using the default ) and click on
You may also visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laN-dXhrttA for video tutorial.