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FTP to an IP

Oct 1, 2012 by sally23
Hello

I am trying to FTP to my new site using WinSCP using the code http://IP/~sitename

but I keep getting the error message: 'host does not exist'.

can someone please tell me what am I doing wrong here?
Thanks in advanced

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Oct 1, 2012 by FixHost
You only need to use the ip address without using the http. You also need to use your user name and password right after that.
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Oct 1, 2012 by SmartHost
You could do it very easily using any FTP software such as FileZilla. You would just have to enter your IP address in the host name and then your ID and password.