FTP security


To further improve the security of your server and data, we have decided only to allow FTP logins without your express consent if they originate from specific countries. By default, countries in western Europe and North America are permitted. This article contains a complete list.

List of unproblematic countries

Below is a list of the countries that are automatically allowed to connect to Hostpoint servers via FTP without permission (assuming correct login credentials are provided). This list may change at any time and without prior notice, as it is updated based on the current situation.

  • Belgium

  • Denmark

  • Germany

  • Finland

  • France

  • Great Britain

  • The Netherlands

  • Ireland

  • Italy

  • Canada

  • Liechtenstein

  • Luxembourg

  • Norway

  • Austria

  • Poland

  • Portugal

  • Sweden

  • Switzerland

  • Spain

  • Vatican

  • USA

Allowing all international logins

If you attempt to connect via FTP from a country that is not on the above list, follow these instructions:

  • Log into the Control Panel and click on Admin – FTP.

  • Enable the option allow international FTP access (reduced security).



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