As part of AbeBooks' ongoing effort to exceed industry standards for protecting the security of your information, we support FTP Secure (FTPS or FTP over TLS).
To send your files to AbeBooks via File Transfer Protocol (FTPS), please ensure to set up your FTP software with the following details:
- Profile Name: ABE
- Host Name: ftp.abebooks.com
- Encryption: FTP/TLS
- Port: 21
- User ID: Enter your AbeBooks bookseller account User ID in upper case
- Password: Enter your AbeBooks bookseller account password
There are many third-party companies who offer FTPS products and services. For example, FileZilla. FileZilla can be downloaded here
Below is an example image of the FileZilla software screen with the required details entered:
On the "File" menu select "Site Manager" and click on the "New Site" button. PLease take careful note of the Protocol and Encryption settings shown below:
Please understand that should you require assistance or have any questions about third-party products you will need to contact their company customer support.
If you experience any problems uploading via FTPS to AbeBooks, please read the this post.