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Port Number?

I'm not setting up a website at this time. I'm just watching the videos to grasp the concepts.

3:15 into the video, Nick talks about the port number. He mentions that the port number is 18765 or whatever.

Where did he get this number from?

2 Answers

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

it depends on what port the host has configured to use SFTP. Nick's hosting provider in the video is web hosting for students, and on their FAQ it states:

To connect with SFTP, use your normal login credentials, then set the port to "18765"

generally the host will have some form of instructions or documentation on using sftp and how they have it configured

Rich Braymiller
Rich Braymiller
7,119 Points

my web host is saying port 22 is blocked as i get a an inoperibal error...I'm clueless and cannot get any headway...someone was saying something about port forwarding but thats beyond me...