Here in this post, you will find a new way to move files from one FTP account to another without downloading and uploading, or switching accounts. With the method below, you can easily do FTP to FTP transfer without taking your much time.
If you are a web host or a server administrator, FTP transfer is no stranger to you. Usually, the FTP client on your own computer works well, but not always on other computers, for example, your friend’s computer. However, in this article, we are talking about FTP to FTP transfer online. Read below to learn more detailed information about it.
About FTP to FTP Transfer Online
Assuming that you plan to transfer, sync or backup files from other servers to your sever. Other servers maybe not only one. One thing we can ensure is that the volume of files are big, otherwise, it won’t be a problem. For big volume, downloading files from the original server and re-uploading them to your server is impossible. One reason is that storage space as transfer station needs to have enough free space, another reason is that the two processes need much time to complete. So there comes a question: is there any way they can do a direct FTP to FTP transfer?
The answer is yes! Here, you can try a free web-app named MultCloud. For MultCloud, it's a cloud file transfer manager tool that can transfer files from one cloud to another directly from one platform. With the hep of it, it can help you do FTP to FTP transfer online easily. Currently, MultCloud supports more than 30 cloud drives.
Supported cloud drives below:
Dropbox, Dropbox for Business, Google Drive, G Suite, Google Photos, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, MEGA, Flickr, FTP, Box, pCloud, Amazon S3, SugarSync, Alfresco, Hubic, Evernote, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, HiDrive, MySQL, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, BaiDu and WebDav, etc.
How to Transfer Files from FTP to Another?
Read below parts to learn how to transfer from FTP to another account.
Note: To distinguish these two accounts, you can name them as FTP and FTP 1 respectively when adding accounts.
Step 3. View FTP Files through "Cloud Explorer.
After adding your FTP accounts to MultCloud, you can see all files via MultCloud’s interface and do some changes such as deleting, rename, preview, share, create new folder and so on through "Cloud Explorer".
Open your FTP account, select target files that need to transfer, then right click the blank area, select “Copy” or “Copy to” from context menu to transfer your files. If you select “Copy”, you need to open your FTP 1 account and paste these files to the destination under FTP 1 account. If you select “Copy to” option, it will appear a pop-up window that can be seen below.
Our purpose is to transfer from FTP to FTP 1, so in this window, we should choose “FTP 1” and then click "Transfer" button.
If you tick "Move" button, after files are transferred into FTP 1 account, all selected files under FTP account will be deleted.
For “Multi-selection” feature, it means you can transfer files to mutiple destinations at the same time.
As you can see, MultCloud handles the FTP to FTP transfer online without downloading in just 4 steps. In a word, it is an excellent free multiple cloud services management applications that allows you to sync, backup and transfer data. It's worth to have a try.