An application or system that provides file and storage resource access via the file transfer protocol.

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Illegal folder name on FTP site? “100227”

I came across a very odd, it seems, bug/quirk on a client's FTP yesterday... I don't run the FTP server, so I can't actually check anything there, but, when I log in through the command line, I'm ...
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Cannot connect to FTP server from external host

I have a FTP server (vsftpd) setuped on a Linux box (Ubuntu server). When I try to connect with a computer on the same network everything works fine as expected. But as soon the IP is external it ...
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Latest file from ftp server using wget or some other way

How can I download the latest file available in ftp server using wget. If I am using the below command it is giving all the files. wget ftp://id%3Apassword@ftpserver/dir/* Regards, Ram.
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FTP error 530 Permission denied?

I get an Error 530 Permission Denied when I try to access an FTP server on my LAN, even though user&pass are correct. I get 530 when I FTP to it from the same machine, and from another machine on ...
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How do FTP servers handle rename to an existing file?

How do FTP servers normaly handle rename to a file that aready exist? That is, will the existing to-file be overwritten or will I get an error? Is there some specification about how FTP servers should ...
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Redirect user to dir upon SFTP connection

I have an FTP user which i log in into the server via SFTP and a key file. Right, lovely, works like a charm. Now, by default the user logs to /home/ftp which is not cool. I'd like to know if there ...
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What are the basic steps to set up an FTP server?

I have been trying to setup an ftp server in windows XP. I would like to know about its configuration. What domain/Ip should I use, so that other system on internet can connect to it. Please provide ...