FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a common protocol for transferring files between computers over networks

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Windows file sharing connects over WiFi instead of LAN

I have a laptop and a desktop computer, and I need to sync lots of files to the laptop and back whenever I go on a trip, etc. I've got a LAN cable connected into an extra port on the desktop that I ...
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ProFTPD stops working after a few transfers

My ProFTPD server is able to accept connections for a while, but after about 5-6 transfers or 10 minutes it all further transfers fail. It doesn't matter if they are uploads or downloads, but I have ...
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CuteFTP not transfering files in certain folders

I have such big folder myfolder1 (has 2500 files inside and 55 subfolders). Myfolder1, has one folder named myfolder2 and it has 1900 files. So I want to download all files and subfolders in ...
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how to FTP to a computer inside a LAN

I use FTP (actually use ipSwitch WS_FTP) quite a bit to shuffle stuff back and forth to my server at my web hosting company with no problem. But now I want to FTP to a computer that is inside a LAN. ...
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Linux: prevent SFTP users from deleting FTP'd files even straight after they upload them?

I've set up an sftpusers group on my CentOS box and am using the internal SFTP service to allow users to upload files to a chroot-configured directory. The owner of the directory is root, and its ...
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Is there a way to configure Privoxy to allow FTP?

I just read this, and much to my dismay, it suggests that Privoxy simply does not support FTP connections. However, it was posted four years ago, so perhaps there is a workaround, nowadays? Any ...
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FTP download speed drops after a few dl's [closed]

For 2 and a half year, I've downloaded, on average, 2-3 GB of data per day from this FTP server (astronomy data from an observatory - nothing illegal). Since Saturday I've been experiencing a weird ...
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FTP not working with WiFi or Tethering

My laptop has suddenly starting having issues when I FTP files to my website. I can send emails and browse web pages with no problem but FTP access is intermittent. If I plug a network cable in there ...
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Connecting to FTP server that's behind a NAT [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is port forwarding and what is it used for? So I want to allow my machine behind NAT to be accessible via FTP. However, as it is behind NAT, it is not possible to ...
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Why does DEP kill IE when accessing Microsoft FTP?

I start up IE (9.0.8112.16421) with about:blank and I go to ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/ I press Alt, click View and then Open FTP Site in Windows Explorer. At this point IE stops responding and ...
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how to copy a file over ftp ubuntu linux

hello I'm using Ubuntu Software Center 2.0.7 and I would like to copy a file from this machine over ftp. Can you please help me how to do it? I know in Windows I just open a windows explorer and type ...
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FTP connection between two Windows Machines

I have two Windows machines, both are running Windows 8 Release Preview. One of them is connected to a network via the ethernet cable, the other is connected to the network via wifi. IP address of ...
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Downloading a file from multiple FTP's via excel/command prompt

I have a huge list of ip's which point to a text file I need to download. There is about 500 text files and the text filename is the same, data.txt. My initial thought was to use a macro to get the ...
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Windows FTP Server with granular permissions

I'm looking to create an FTP server that has granular permissions. For example, I may have the following users: admin john mark dave sarah And want a structure such as: /Shared (Read) /Users/ ...
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FTP, SSH, VNC, ETC; All in One Environment?

I have a virtual private server, and I find myself constantly cycling through SSH tunnels in my Linux terminal to the server, then exiting to get to my current systems shell, then logging on to a FTP ...
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How can I sync ftp server with my local computer via cronjob or other means

Right now I am operating on a webserver which gets files pushed to it every few hours while I am working. I have to check each file that I upload has a different timestamp than when I had started ...
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Put file on FTP server using PHP

I have an FTP server running on my home computer. I've built a super simple web interface for depositing files onto the server without the use of a native client using the HTML5 File API. I have the ...
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Setup FTP Server for Remote Access Mac

I'm rather new to the field of servers and networking and have recently been trying to set up an FTP server on my Mac as an easy way to move files around. I'd like the server to be able to be accessed ...
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Filezilla: Ask for a directory at login

At work we have a large website - I "own" three directories. I am wondering if I can have only two sites in the site manager in Filezilla, but after supplying a password, it asks which remote ...
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Windows - ftp.exe - Sending Multiple Files

How do you send multiple files using ftp.exe? How do you send multiple files of the same file extension? I tried using "mput", as the help for ftp.exe says that command is for sending multiple ...
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Any way i can have a ftp script that runs for 12 hours only at specific start time?

Hi have this ini file that runs our encoder (Video) Can i make this config to run the ftp only at certain times? Or is there a script i can use to set the ftp to start at 7:15pm and force end at 7:30 ...
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Upload to multiple CDN servers simultaneously via FTP or SSH

Right now I'm uploading files like so: Connect to first server Upload to first server Connect to second server Ulpoad to second server And so on.. Is there some software what can ulpoad my files ...
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Telnet and system root password can differ?

I am just curious of this, so: if I change my "root" password using passwd, does this by default change my telnet and ftp password? Also, is it possible to change telnet and ftp "root" account ...
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Need to transfer files(No SCP) from Linux to IBM-AIX

I need to transfer a tar.gz file from RHEL5 to IBM AIX... The IBM AIX does not have scp and I dont think, I could install, as I am just using the system for temporary purposes. Is there an alternative ...
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How do I use Virtualbox to create a dev environment accessible outside of my home office?

I have created a dev environment of my website... using VirtualBox... and now I need to make it accessible outside of my home office network. I am using Virtualbox 4.1.18 installed on a Win7 desktop ...
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Delete all files inside a directory over FTP with BASH

I try to delete all files from a directory on a remote FTP server with BASH. I was only able to delete the files and the folder, but not just clearing a folder out.. :/
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Installed vsftpd in my Ubuntu machine, but wasn't asked for admin password?

I just installed vsftpd on my Turnkey Linux virtual machine and I can connect to it, a prompt is displayed asking me for my password. What is the default username/password for vsftpd? I also enabled ...
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Security risks in passing passwords in ftp urls

What are the security risks in passing passwords in ftp URLs. For instance internet explorer takes in a url of the form ftp://username:password@someserver.com. Is the url transmitted in plain text? ...
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What is .ncftp?

I have a folder in my root called .ncftp, anyone know what that is? I am a complete newbie to SSH and the whole Shell thing. I have just been using FTP.
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Why is my tar.gz file corrupt after using bash ftp to move file to a remote server?

I back the tar.gz file up on the local server, then ftp it to a remote server. If I pull it to my desktop via ftp client from the local server, the file works fine. If I pull it to my desktop via ftp ...
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Windows 7 FTP server not able to serve large files to mac?

I setup my Windows 7 home premium 64-bit desktop to use Microsoft's IIS FTP server. Works great except for big files... like 4gbyte files. Only maybe 150mbytes end up getting transferred to Macs I ...
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Is it possible to force wget to use one connection?

I'm trying to download about 20GB of data with ftp with my personal account (no scp available and taring is not possible). I'm using the following standard command: wget -m ...
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User accounts in FTP

I have an FTP server(proftpd on debian) that I'm going to allow a couple friends access to, and I want some safety nets in place, just in case. These are some of the things I'd like to do: Jail the ...
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how many channels does windows explorer use for ftp

I did google for that information, but couldn't find any helpful resources. If it would use multiple channels it would be nice, but I dont know and currently have no network sniffer installed.
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FTP server questions

I'm currently trying to set up a home FTP server using debian and proftpd and I've run into a problem that has me confused. I have most things set up already, I believe, but I cannot access my ftp ...
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lftp mget equivalent for put?

Reading this answer, it seems an awesome way of transferring a ton of tiny files between two remote machines is lftp's mget command. However, I'm using two machines without root access, and only the ...
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Notepad++ Drag to ftp

I'm using both explorer and NppFTP plugins for NP++. Is there a way to drag and drop a file from the local explorer window to the remote ftp one?
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How to create a text file from column and FTP that text file to server

I don't know much about VB and need to do the following tasks. My question in short is "How to create a text file from a excel sheet column and FTP that text file to a server?" Situation: I have ...
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How to set List view as the default FTP view in Windows Explorer?

When I use Windows Explorer to browse a FTP site, it defaults to Tiles view. I need it to default to List view. I don't see a registry setting, and the standard [Tools -> Folder Options... -> View -> ...
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FTP Error 550 when trying to access a folder via symbolic link

I'm configuring svftp on a linux machine. At the moment local users can login via ftp and they will see listened their home dir. They have write acces to it. No I want the users to write in de ...
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FTP timeout only the first time

I'm using PureFTPd on MacOSX (Snow Leopard, not server version). When trying to access the FTP account from the outside via dyndns (e.g. using https://www.wormly.com/test_ftp_server) the connection ...
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How would I enable FTP on home PC (Win7)?

In my home, all PCs connect through a small router. Some wired and some wireless. Our Media PC (HTPC) is controlled via a Media Center TV style remote, so managing files on it is tedious. I can ...
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A simple, easy to use FTP client for non-techical clients? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an absolutely idiot-proof Windows FTP client? As the title suggests: Does anyone know of a FTP client which would be easy for a less technical person to use? ...
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CentOS, cannot create ftp user

I have VPS and I installed cPanel & WHM and everything works, but i tried to add user with "useradd -m user -d /home/cs/user" and it worked, I added password and tried to login in ftp, and it ...
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Loop mount file available through FTP

Using curlftpfs, is it possible to mount a file available through FTP on a loop device? I get a Permission denied error when I try it: $ sudo losetup /dev/loop0 FTPMount/BigFile losetup: failed to ...
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Setting up a FTP cron job on Windows

Is there a way to have an FTP client or setup a task where the system will connect to an FTP server and download all files at a certain time in the night? I'm on Windows and was unsure if there is a ...
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FTP Server setup: VM issues

I have an Filezilla FTP server setup on my Windows 7 64-bit machine. I can access this server on the Windows 7 machine itself. I have Oracle Virtualbox installed, with a RHEL 5 Guest OS using ...
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Seeking web-based FTP client for very large file upload

I have looked around for these for some time... the limits imposed by the web server and/or the dynamic programming environment (e.g. PHP) are far too restrictive for the application I'm working on. ...
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Connecting and directory listing via FTP slow, file transfer seems OK

I have set up FTP-server (Filezilla), when I try to connect to it I get asked for login, so I log in, then I can see the connection is entering passive mode..... and nothing happens. (I can see in the ...
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FTP on Windows through Mac server?

Is it possible to have files hosted on a windows computer that could then be FTPd over to a Mac's Lion server, and then to clients? The windows is pretty capable hardware-wise, as is the mac, I'm just ...