Connect to OwnCloud FTP


Is it possible to connect to our shared files in ownclod through FTP?

No. You have to use a WebDAV aware client.

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Okay, so WinSCP exampel? hostname is the url and using username and password?

I don’t know WinSCP, sorry.

What would you reccomend?

I’m not using windows, but as you might have WinSCP, I think you can use if for communicating with ownCloud, I seems to support WebDAV.

WinSCP is a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows, a powerful file manager that will improve your productivity. It supports also Amazon S3, FTPS, SCP and WebDAV protocols.

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does not seem to work.
I go to and uses username and password.

I get error message 405 Method Not Allowed error listing directory ‘/’

The URL has to be like

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how to access the files within ownCloud with WebDAV seems to be also thoroughly described in the documentation provided by the ownCloud people here:

@happywillz Could you bring it to work? Would be helpful to know.