Configuring FTP Server For Azure App Service

Introduction

If a web page is solely on your local computer, it cannot be viewed. We must learn how to use FTP to transfer them from there to your web server

File Transfer Protocol(FTP)

FTP is a format used to transfer digital files across the internet from one place to another. In this article, we will learn how to upload our website to Azure App Service.

Upload our website to Azure App Service

Step 1

First, we must create a simple web page using HTML on our local machine. Save it as index.html.

Configuring FTP Server for Azure App Service

Step 2

Then we need to install FileZilla on our local machine.

Step 3

In the Web App, go to FTPS Credentials in the Deployment Center.

Configuring FTP Server for Azure App Service

Step 4

You can get the hostname, username, and password from the created App Service.

Configuring FTP Server for Azure App Service

Step 5

We need to configure the FTP username and password. To configure the FTP username and password, open FileZilla, go to File and Site Manager, then create a new site and add the host URL, username, and password.

Configuring FTP Server for Azure App Service

Step 6

Then in FileZilla, right-click the hostingstart file and delete it.

Configuring FTP Server for Azure App Service

Step 7

Then we need to navigate to the already created HTML webpage and drag and drop it to the remote site.

Configuring FTP Server for Azure App Service

Step – 08

Now we need our URL, you can find it from the created App Service.

Configuring FTP Server for Azure App Service

Step 9

You have successfully uploaded a website to the cloud via FTP.

Configuring FTP Server for Azure App Service

Summary

In this article, we learned how to upload our website to Azure App Services using FTP software (FileZilla). If you have any questions, reach out to me.