This document describes how to use the FTP service to upload files from a local Windows computer to a CVM.
You have built the FTP service on CVM.
Download and install the open-source FileZilla locally.
If you use version 3.5.3 of FileZilla to upload files via FTP, the upload may fail. We recommend you download and use versions 3.5.1 or 3.5.2 of FileZilla from its official website.
In the FileZilla window, enter information such as the host, username, password, and port, and click Quickconnect.
In the lower-left "Local site" window, right-click the local file to be uploaded and select Upload to upload it to a Linux CVM, as shown below:
- CVM FTP path does not support the automatic decompression or deletion of uploaded compressed tar files.
- The remote site path is the default path for uploading files to a Linux CVM.
In the lower-right "Remote site" window, right-click the CVM file to be downloaded and choose Download to download it to a local directory.