mRemoteNG Advanced External Tools - Setting Up FileZilla FTP Client 🌱

mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote: an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager for Windows. mRemoteNG creates a tabbed interface for RDP, VNC, SSH and many other connection protocols.

This tutorial assumes the target host already has an FTP server configured and running

Creating the FileZilla External Tool

  1. Download FileZilla FTP client Download
  2. Extract the downloaded FileZilla .zip file
  3. Rename the extracted folder to FileZilla
  4. Copy the entire extracted FileZilla folder to the mRemoteNG installation directory, usually C:\Program Files (x86)\mRemoteNG
  5. Launch mRemoteNG
  6. Click Tools > External Tools
  7. Click the New Button at the top left
  8. Set the following values to add the ability to quickly FTP to the host

    Display Name: FileZilla
    Filename: .\FileZilla\FileZilla.exe
    Arguments: ftp://%hostname%
    Try to Integrate: checked
    Run Elevated: checked

Testing FileZilla

  1. Click on the Connections tab
  2. Right click the host with FTP server running > External Tools > FileZilla
  3. Enjoy FTP connectivity integrated within mRemoteNG