Installing FileZilla SFTP Client
SFTP or Secure File Transfer Protocol is a method of transferring files between
two computers connected together by a Network, such as the Internet.
This document assumes the following:
You use a Microsoft Windows operating System : Windows 2000, Windows
XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7
You are installing FileZilla 126.96.36.199
You have the MINTS account or MINTS LITE FTP account
Downloading FileZilla 2.2.3
The first step is to download the FileZilla FTP Client program which can be
found using the following URL :
Once your click the link to download the setup file, a window appears
asking for the location where you wish to save the file. Once the download
completes, navigate to your download location and run the program by
either double-clicking or “Right click” the file and then click open.
Next, Select the language and click on “OK”.
Read the FileZilla license agreement and then click the “I Agree” button if
you wish to proceed installing the software on your system.
Select “Standard” as the type of installation.
Note: You will need to have local Admin rights to install this software, if
you are using a MINTS workstation you may need to have this
software installed by the Clinical School IT Support Service
Helpdesk on 01223 336261.
The Choose components window appears, select next to proceed.
The FileZilla setup program asks you for the location of the destination
folder, you may change the install location or click next to proceed.
In the “Choose Start Menu Folder” window, click “Next” button to proceed.
You may configure the secure mode and settings storage location in the
window which now appears if you prefer to do so else click the “Install”
button to proceed.
Note: If you are using a shared pc you should choose “Use secure mode”
this will not remember any passwords.
The setup program will now install FileZilla onto your pc.
Once the setup is completed you may click the close button to exit.
FileZilla 188.8.131.52 should now be installed on your pc.
Note: If you require any help with installing this software please contact the
helpdesk on 01223 336261 (Please have your MINTS ID ready)