filezilla server

I am trying to understand how Filezilla server works. By default, the Filezilla Server interface is set to on my PC (which has an IP address of When I use the client ftp on another PC, why is the IP address of the ftp server where is the connection between and Thanks
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Thomas GrassiConnect With a Mentor Systems AdministratorCommented:
If you look at the settings

FileZilla  server options
General settings
Ip binding

You will find *

That binds to all addresses
So FileZilla will pick up the local nic IP address  to listen on
Edmund FongConnect With a Mentor FreelancerCommented:
To understand in simple layman terms.

When want to go to you home, you will just say:"I am going HOME" is the default address for how the browser sees a server that is installed local on the same machine.
So how you see your "home" is how the browser sees ""

When the postman want to go to your home, he will say your full address:
EG: "I am going to 10 Downing Street, London, UK" is how another device will locate the server within a network. Like how you find an address in a street directory.
So how the postman sees your home is how like how the brower sees ""
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