To ensure your data remains safe and encrypted, we only support SFTP connections at Kinsta.

FTP Clients

If you don’t already have an FTP client installed on your computer, we recommend one of the following:

FTP Settings

You’ll need to configure your FTP client with the following settings, which can be found in MyKinsta under Sites > sitename > Info:

SFTP details in MyKinsta.
SFTP details in MyKinsta.

Some FTP clients may default to FTP as the connection type, so be sure SFTP is selected as the connection type. If you don’t you might see an error similar to:

Cannot establish FTP connection to an SFTP server. Please select proper protocol.

Client Examples

Here are a few examples of settings in FTP clients.

Cyberduck

SFTP details in Cyberduck.
SFTP details in Cyberduck.

WinSCP

SFTP settings in WinSCP.
SFTP settings in WinSCP.

FlashFXP

SFTP settings in FlashFXP.
SFTP settings in FlashFXP.

Transmit

SFTP settings in Transmit.
SFTP settings in Transmit.