Multiple Concurrent Connections

You can transfer files on one Site while browsing another Site, or browse a folder on a Site while transferring files from the same Site.

Multiple Concurrent Sessions are depicted as multiple open windows in the Remote Pane (on the right side by default). You can tile, cascade, or minimize these windows. When the panes are maximized, you can select alternate sessions by clicking the tabs at their lower left border.

To open multiple concurrent connections

  1. Click the Site Manager tab, click a Site, then do one of the following:

  2. Repeat to connect to more Sites. You can connect to the same or different Sites.

To force CuteFTP to open new connections for multiple transfers

  1. On the main menu, click Tools > Global Options.

  2. Click the Transfer node.

  3. Clear the Allow transfers to occur over the existing browse session check box.

To allow multiple connections from CuteFTP

  1. On the main menu, click Tools > Global Options.

  2. Click the Connection node.

  3. In the Global max concurrent transfers box, type or select a value between 1 and 200.

To allow multiple connections to the same Site

  1. On the main menu, click Tools > Global Options.

  2. Click the Connection node.

  3. In the per Site max concurrent transfers box, type or select a value between 1 and 200.

To enhance performance with limited resources

Performance Limitations