Turn on FTP Access on your Mac

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You can use your computer’s built-in File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server to provide an alternative way for people to access your computer.

To turn on FTP access:

Choose Apple menu > System Preferences and click Sharing.

Select the File Sharing checkbox and then click Options.

Select the “Share files and folders using FTP” checkbox.

Others can access your computer at the FTP address displayed below the checkbox.

When FTP access is turned on, users with accounts on your computer can access files and folders on it using a web browser or FTP client software.

You can share printer, scanner ,DVD/CD or Remote access by enabling approprate option from list
***When users log in or transfer files using FTP, these connections are not encrypted, so they are less secure.

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