Rackspace Cloud FTP Guide covers both the FTP / SFTP for Rackspace Cloud Sites and Rackspace Cloud Server. Here are also tips and tricks for Rackspace Cloud FTP. Almost 3 digit figure everyday search on this website with the phrase Rackspace Cloud FTP and landing to wrong articles and guides. We are really not sure what actually they want with this Rackspace Cloud FTP phrase, but from common sense, here are the needed guides.
Rackspace Cloud FTP : Understanding Rackspace Cloud
First important thing is, what is the exact service you are using. If it is Rackspace Cloud Sites, then it is actually aPaaS or Application Platform as a Service. You can download a script from this article post to know Rackspace Cloud Sites php.ini details, Apache 2, Modules Information. You can use any SFTP software (we are going in to details below) or PHP script for uploading WordPress, Joomla, Magento etc. PHP MySQL based web softwares.
If you are using Rackspace Cloud Server (unmanaged, will cost very low) and want to know how to setup FTP (in other words that is what you wanted to search with Rackspace Cloud FTP), then follow any of our Rackspace Cloud Server guide like the older article on how to install WordPress on Rackspace Cloud server. We have updated guides with next generation control panel, video guides too. Please search within this website with specific terminology.
Rackspace Cloud FTP Guide : SFTP Clients
Filezilla is Universal client for Mac OS X, Linux and Windows OS. WinSCP is the best software for Windows, WinSCP has a Mac Clone (emulated using x11), that somehow works, I personally like WinSCP and even with that horrible emulated interface for Mac, I use that ported WinSCP. There are buggy things like you need to use Alt + A instead of Command + A on Mac. Filezilla is good for mass transfer. WinSCP is good for editing purpose. We have specific guides for FTP Clients. Please search within this website with specific terminology. All are Free Softwares.Advertisement
Rackspace Cloud FTP Guide : Are you talking About Rackspace Cloud Files ?
If you are talking about Rackspace Cloud Files, that is a CDN, then use Cyberduck. Its a Free Software.
Rackspace Cloud FTP : Help For Login
As you can see, this is the WinSCP for Mac. Its OS X 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) :
For Rackspace Cloud Sites :
Use your Credentials for login to Rackspace Cloud Control Panel. You will get the IP there. You can ask the Chat Support for more help. Its a managed service, nothing to mention more.
For Rackspace Cloud Server :
root is the username, password is that you use to login to SSH.
For Rackspace Cloud Files and Cyberduck :
Please open your Rackspace Cloud Control Panel and go to API webpage (ask chat or search on official website to find where it is), your username is usually the same as for Rackspace Cloud Control Panel but it will be with all small letters like in UNIX. API is that found there after clicking the Show button or something like that.