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How To Share Files From Linode Storage Using FTPS Service

Share files from Linode Storage using FTPS in simplified manner with the help of NirvaShare. For sharing files/folders from Linode storage using FTPS, you can choose any of the popular FTP clients for accessing the shares over a secure connection.


To securely share Linode Storage files using FTPS, as a first step you should install NirvaShare in your system environment either manually or from marketplace

To configure the storage, please refer to the documentation below.

Installing FTPS Service

The default NirvaShare installation process does not involve installation of FTPS service. If you wish to share files using FTPS,  you have to install FTPS manually for which the detailed procedure is given in the below document.

Configuring FTPS Service

Before attempting to share files from Linode storage, you should ensure that the built-in FTP server in NirvaShare is enabled and configured. The following document will help in configuring the same. 

FTPS Login Profile

The next step involves creation of  a new FTPS Login profile in NirvaShare to share files from Linode Storage after configuring FTPS settings. The following steps can aid in creating one.

  • Go to the admin console of NirvaShare and click on Login Profiles.
  • Click on CREATE button from the top right corner.
  • Provide a name for the title.
  • For the Authentication, select FTPS.
  • Click on CREATE.
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Note – To restrict access to only certain white listed IP address or a range, please refer to Access Restriction with IP Address.


At this stage, we are ready to use FTPS to share Linode Storage files or folders. To do this, we can create a Share against a folder/file from Linode storage. The below document will help you to create new Share from the storage. During the Share configuration, ensure that you select the login profile created in the above section for FTPS. You can also create one or more shares and assign the same login profile.

Creating FTP Users

Access users in NirvaShare can be assigned to FTPS service. These users can use any of the FTP client to access the shared files.

access users

To create a new Access User click on CREATE button on the top right corner.

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  • Provide User name, First name, Last name and Email Id.
  • Select the login profile as FTPS and select a login profile from the dropdown.
  • Enable Active
  • Click on CREATE USER.
  • To set the password for the user refer to document HERE.
  • One or more access users can be assigned to the login profile of the FTPS service.

At any point, login profile and other user information can be changed by editing the user.

FTPS Client

Access users can use any of the numerous popular clients, such as FileZilla, Win SCP, Coffee Cup etc. to connect with FTPS server in NirvaShare.

  • To connect, host name and port are required. Edit the login profile of the FTPS to get these information.
  • FTP username and password will be the Access user assigned to the FTPS login profile.
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