Connecting to the instance with SFTP Client

Filezilla

  1. Start Filezilla

  2. Open 'Site Manager' from MenuBar ( or [CMD]+[S])


  3. Click [New Site] on the bottom of left of this window


  4. Let's see right half of this window

  5. Input your server's IP address (e.g. 123.456.789.123) or hostname (e.g. exmaple.com)


  6. Choose [SFTP - SSH File Transfer Protocol] from [Protocol]




  7. Choose [Key file] from [Logon Type]




  8. Input ec2-user to [User] field


  9. Click [Browse...] on [Key file] to choose your private key file

     

  10. Select your key file then click [Open]



  11. The [Key file] filed is filled withthe-path-to-your-key-file



  12. Click [Connect] to connect through SFTP


  13. If the connection was succeeded, Filezilla shows the home directory of your ec2-user


 

Set default remote directory (optional)

  1. Open 'Site Manager' from MenuBar ( or [CMD]+[S])

  2. Choose your Entry then click [Advanced] 
    FileZilla__Advanced__01.png

  3. Input /var/www/vhosts/YOUR-DOMAIN into [Default remote directory] blank, then hit [OK] to save the changes.
    FileZilla__Advanced__02.png
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