Test your FTP server. Quick and easy.



Welcome to the online FTP tester. Using this free service you can test if your FTP server is accessible from the Internet.

If you have setup an FTP server you can use this site to check your configuration. The tester will try to connect to the server using the address and account data you enter in the form below. The tester will analyze your server and will attempt to obtain a directory listing. If there are any problems along the way, the tester will tell you what is wrong and will display some suggestions how to fix the problem.

If you need assistance how to properly configure an FTP server and any routers or firewalls it might be behind, have a look at the configuration help.

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Privacy policy

Your privacy is important to us. For the processing of personal data we, as data controllers, adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union. To that effect, the users of our website and our software are the subjects.

Data processing on this website

When visiting our website, each page access is temporarily logged in order to combat abuse and to ensure the health of the website. This data includes the page accessed, the time of access, the IP address and the browser's user agent. This data is not shared with any third party and is automatically deleted after no more than 10 days. Data processing is in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f GDPR.

For statistical purposes, anonymized data may be collected in aggregate form from which no information about individual users can be infered.

You server address and account credentials are not stored. The entered data is only kept in memory during the test, all credentials are discarded directly after the test finishes. Please note that your credentials are sent in cleartext over the Internet to the server if using plain, unencrypted FTP.

To combat abuse of this website, your IP address is submitted to the FTP server being tested, in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f GDPR.

A transcript of the test is not saved. This site may record aggregate statistics on the number of tests performed and their outcome. This site may further record the FTP server software product used by your host for statistical purposes. All statistical data is not linked to hostnames, IP addresses or other personally identifiable information.

Your rights

You have the right to access to, rectification of, erasure of, restriction of processing of, and portability of your personal data pursuant to Articles 15, 16, 17, 18, 20 of the GDPR respectively.

You have the right to withdraw consent to proccesing pursuant Art. 7 (3) GDPR.

You have the right to object to processing pursuant Art. 21 GDPR.

Please contact if you wish to exercise any of these rights and we will respond to your request without undue delay.

We do not use automatic decision-making subject to Art. 22 GDPR.

You further have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR.

Contact information

The controller responsible for this privacy policy and the data processing is Tim Kosse, Lukasstr. 10, 50823 Cologne, Germany.

Please direct all questions regarding this policy to

This policy has been last updated on 2018-05-24.