How to Set Up WebDAV Connections

This feature is only available on FileZilla Pro, if you didn’t buy it yet you can buy FileZilla Pro from our Store.

Below you find a step by step guide, if you prefer you can watch our How to Connect to WebDAV video tutorial.

What you’ll need to upload files to WebDAV:

  • An account with a hosting service that provides WebDAV access.
  • Connection information:
    • host address
    • host port
    • user
    • password

Configuring FileZilla Pro for WebDAV

  1. Open FileZilla Pro.
  2. In the menu bar, click on File > Site Manager….
  3. Click on New Site.
  4. Select WebDAV from the Protocol drop down list.
  5. Enter the host name in the Host field.
  6. If available enter the port in the Port field. If blank FileZilla Pro will use the default
  7. Select the encryption mode:
    • Using secure HTTPS if the provider supports encrypted connections.
    • Using insecure HTTP if not. Please be aware that credentials are transmitted in
      clear-text over the net and that is insecure.

  8. Enter the user name in the User field.
  9. Enter the password in the Password field.
  10. If the URL given to you by your provider includes a path, like,
    enter the path (/webdav) in the Advanced Tab, Default Remote Directory field. Make
    sure the path starts with a slash.

You can now transfer files between your local machine and your WebDAV provider.

The video tutorial below shows how to connect to a WebDAV storage with FileZilla Pro.

Video tutorial: How to Connect to WebDAV

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