How to Connect to an IPv6 Address in FileZilla

FileZilla can be used to connect to servers with an IPv6 address, over SFTP or FTP, but you need to surround the address in brackets. Let’s look at an example.

If you have an IP address 2607:f8b0:4008:805::200e, you would need to write it in FileZilla as:


You can use this trick in the quick-connect toolbar:

Connecting to an IPv6 address in quick connect bar in FileZilla

Or in the Site Manager:

Connecting to IPv6 address in FileZilla Site Manager

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