FTP Access in Filezilla

You must first have an FTP account created prior to using these instructions.  If you ever need assistance with creating your account or uploading files, please contact the Technology Help Desk via this webform or by phone at 562-985-4959.

Security Warning: your ftp account / Personal Web Space will include a folder titled "public_html". Never upload Documents or files containing any university, employee or student confidential information in your public_html folder. Anything you place in the public_html folder can be viewed by anyone visiting your website!


Site Location

Your site will be available at https://home.csulb.edu/~campusID (as in https://home.csulb.edu/~001234567).

Downloading FileZilla

  1. Use your Internet Browser to Download the FileZilla Client for your desired Operating System, which can be downloaded here.

    FileZilla Download page
  2. Open the download to start your install of FileZilla.

    FileZilla Installer
  3. Select I agree to the License Terms for FileZilla

    Licensing Terms and Agreement
  4. If you do not wish to install or make changes for the optional offer select No, thanks and select Next

    Optional Offer
  5. After the installation Completes select Done

    successful installation confirmation screen

Connecting to the CSULB SFTP Server

  1. Open FileZilla and enter in the following information in the top line:

    Host: sftp://sftp.csulb.edu
    Username: Campus ID Number (ex. 012345678)
    Password: Campus Password
    Port: 22
  2. Click Quickconnect and verify connection. Folders will now appear on the right hand section and you will be able to view files in your ftp account.

    Using the FTP client to connect securely
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FTP is a standard Internet protocol used to transfer files, programs, and other data between a client computer and a server on a computer network. A CSULB FTP / Personal Web Space provides 25mb of space on CSULB's servers.