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I want to set up my desktop computer with FileZilla server so that I can connect to it on my laptop via FTP using FileZilla client. I do not want to make the server accessible outside of my internet connection, so I am assuming that opening a port on my router is not necessary. How can I do this?

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Just install FileZilla server on your desktop and then use a FTP client like FileZilla client to connect to it, and you are right, you don't need to open up a port in your router if you only want to have it available in your internal network. You can connect to it using it's internal ip. –  Alex Nov 3 '13 at 0:56
    
@Alex Can anyone point me towards a good online tutorial on how to do this? I have looked online, and nothing that I try works. –  DavidB Nov 3 '13 at 0:58
    
So what have you tried? –  Alex Nov 3 '13 at 1:01
    
@Alex lifehacker.com/339887/build-a-home-ftp-server-with-filezilla and a few other ones with similar instructions. I can't get the Client on my laptop to connect. –  DavidB Nov 3 '13 at 1:02
    
And to which IP address do you connect? Are you sure, it's not blocked by a firewall or anything? –  Alex Nov 3 '13 at 1:04

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