How to configure FTP Voyager

Overview on how to configure your FTP Voyager client

In this tutorial, we are assuming that you have already downloaded and installed FTP Voyager on your local computer. If you did not, you can download the FTP client via the official FTP Voyager website.


When you open your FTP Voyager client, you need to select Don't ask this again and Use the Site Profile Manager Directly



You can add the FTP details for your website directly or create a new folder first. The use of folders will allow you to group different FTP accounts together, per certain criteria, which would be easier to manage if you are using a large number of FTP accounts.


Let is create a new folder, click on the New Folder button at the top menu.



Enter the name of the new folder and then click on the Save button to keep it.



We can now configure a new website within the folder that we have created. Select the folder and click on the New Site button.



Enter the name/label of your website. Note that this is for your reference only so choose whatever name you like. When you are ready, enter the server address to be used for the connection.



FTP Hostname

You can set the server address in the form of, or the IP address of the server. Simply make sure that your domain is pointed to the correct server you are accessing and substitute the examples above with your actual domain.




If you wish to access a specific folder on the server, you can enter the path to it here. Also, enter the FTP Username and the FTP Password for your account.



When you are ready, click on the Save button to keep the changes.



Now, to connect to your already saved FTP account, you need to click on the Connect button at the top menu.



This is it. You will automatically be connected to the server over FTP with the details you entered above. If you wish to disconnect, you need to click on the Browser tab above. 



Then choose the Disconnect button to close the connection.



The process is completed and you have been disconnected from the server.