An Introduction to AnyClient

An Introduction to AnyClient

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AnyClient is a free FTP software, that you can use on any platform and any device. AnyClient has several versions of the product: AnyClient Web that works in browser the supports the Java Runtime Environment, AnyClient software that you can install locally and AnyClient Enterprise that you can embed in web pages and applications.

AnyClient is a platform independent file transfer client supporting all major file transfer protocols including FTP/S, SFTP, WebDAV/S, and AFTP (Accelerated File Transfer Protocol).

AnyClient stores your site information using government-grade AES-256 encryption whose secret key can be unlocked only with your password. This secret key is further protected during your session using strong SSL encryption. AnyClient also supports several encrypted file transfer protocols that encrypt both your credentials and data as they are sent over the network.

AnyClient Web users are looking for a no-hassle method of transferring files. It is especially popular with users connecting from shared environments where the installation of software is prohibited (e.g. internet cafes and computer labs). But in order to use it without installation you should have a browser that supports the Java Runtime Environment.

You can create AnyClient account on the official website and connect with your ExaVault account.

Installing and Connecting with AnyClient

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AnyClient installation

After you created and activated your account on the official AnyClient website, sign in it and click Download AnyClient button. After you downloaded the installation file, run it as administrator and follow the installation prompts.

Before installation be sure that you have Java Runtime Environment 1.6 or above on your computer. You can get this from the download page of Java.

Establish New Connection

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Connecting with AnyClient

In order to start a new session with the remote server:

  1. Go to File.
  2. Choose the Site Manager option.
  3. Click New button to start filling in the needed information for your connection: the server address, username, and password.
  4. Click Save button, so you will get this connection in the saved list in Site Manager.
  5. Click Connect button to start new session.

Transferring files with AnyClient

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Transferring files with AnyClient

1. Once you have successfully connected to your FTP server, you can begin either uploading or downloading files.

2. You should see two main panes in AnyClient: the Local System and Remote System. The Local System shows the files on your local computer, and the Remote System shows the files on your server.

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Transferring files with AnyClient

3. To get started, first select the file(s) you want to transfer and drag them to the needed folder. You will see the transfer process in the Transfer tab below.

4. You will get the message when your transfers are finished successfully.

The online documentation can help how use AnyClient, establish connections and transfer files.

ftp-clients/anyclient/00-introduction.txt · Last modified 2020/02/27 22:14 (external edit)