FTP is also known as File Transfer protocol, it simply allows you to transfer files from A to B. For web hosting and websites this is particularly important as its the process for you to upload content to your website, this includes new pages, content and videos.

One of the easiest way to access the FTP is via your browser via the following link:


The number will related to the cluster your associated with, this can be found within your manager. This also applies to your FTP username and FTP password.

The alternative method to access the FTP area is via an FTP client. Filezilla is a free FTP client and is the preferred client for most developers and webmasters. You can download it at:


The host name will be the following “ftp.cluster014.ovh.net”, followed by the FTP username and password.