For IONOS Windows hosting packages

Learn how to save your Secure FTP login info in WinSCP so that you don't have to enter it each time you want to transfer files to your webspace.

IONOS Windows Hosting uses the encrypted FTPS (FTP over SSL) to transfer your files securely to your webspace.

Step 1

Open WinSCP.

Step 2

Click New Site and complete all required information. Then click Save.

Field Input
Transfer protocol FTP
Encryption TLS/SSL Explicit Encryption or TLS/SSL Implicit Encryption
Port 990
Host name View by logging in to IONOS. or
Username Your FTPS username
Password Your FTPS password
Step 3

Enter a name for the connection, then click OK to save the account data for the FTP connection.

For your security, we advise against using the Save password option, because WinSCP saves this password in plain-text.

Your SFTP connection is now stored in WinSCP. You can now establish the FTPS connection and Transfer Files with WinSCP via FTPS.