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

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How do I download a folder that is at ftp://download.example.com

Going to that link shows me the folder and I can save the constituent files one by one...but How do I use an ftp client (like winscp for example) or something else to access the folder and just copy ...
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Failure in connecting FTP via FTP clients

I set up an FTP server by Serv-U 10.2. It ran normally until recently. Now I cannot connect it by FTP client. Everytime I make a connection, FTPRush will complain "Socket operation on ...
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How to use ftp command to get files on remote unix?

I run a putty to connect to a remote unix server. How can I down load files in that server to local windows directory?
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Can I create a .torrent file that will download files from an webhost ftp?

I have a webhost that lets me have ftp accounts for large file transfers. I can use vuze in OS X to create a torrent fine...but I don't know how (or with the more research I do if it's possible) to ...
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How to remove NcFTP

I recently installed NcFTP but would like to uninstall it again as I have ended up not using it. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Synchronization between local system and FTP

Is there any tool like Dropbox but for FTP?
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FTP auto-backup scripting

I don't have a proper infrastructure but would like to semi-automate my ability to backup my website from FTP. My thought was I want to be able to download the entire FTP contents, zip them, and copy ...
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How to get motion working with ftp server?

have tried changing the config file to this: target_dir ftp://user:pass@mysite.com:21/public_html/dir but motion returns errors. want to be able to put mysite.com/dir/stream.flv into a browser and ...
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Do I need a ftp server daemon to be running on my Linux system to receive files via FTP?

Do I need to have a ftp server / daemon on my Linux box so that I can receive files? A use case of a system "receiving" files over FTP would be, for example, the way WordPress plugins are installed ...
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Client File Transfer Service

Background: The company I work for produces magazines and brochures. In this processes, we receive images from photographers and advertisers, usually through one of our FTP servers. The numbers of ...
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FTP URL to Server

I have a website that I need to FTP files onto. The files that need to be uploaded are already store on the cloud with mediafire. Is there a way I can use Filezilla to upload from that download link? ...
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How to download a folder containing multiple files on an ftp server to a desktop?

I want to download a folder which contains hundreds of files that are hosted on an ftp server to my Windows 7 desktop. I've never used ftp before, so I am not sure where to start.
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How to solve unknown host name error using FTP Cmd?

In cmd prompt i tried ftp ftp.(Computer Name)that is local area network but it shows unknown host name error.
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FTP credentials for 'localhost'?

How do you figure out your FTP credentials for your local computer? I have apache set up on snow leopard and I am running a local install of Wordpress...I would just like to install plugins via the ...
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How to grant FTP access to just 1 directory (and its subdirectories) to an account

Is it possible to give someone FTP access to just one directory (and its subdirectories) and not all the directories of the webserver?
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GIT Commit to FTP Site

I am working on a project where I only have FTP control of the server. I am basically hand deploying changes from GIT commits to the server. Is there any way to automate this (without writing the ...
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What's the best way to find and replace text in multiple files over FTP?

How can you search and replace text in multiple files on an FTP server? Basically I need to change the Google Analytics information on a bunch of plain old HTML pages and I'm wondering if there is a ...
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What is an FTP client?

Could someone give me a concise description of an FTP client, what I would use one for, and give your opinion on whether one would be useful to me?
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Using S3 instead of FTP- any reason NOT to?

Whenever a client wants an FTP storage solution, my instinct it to direct them to S3 instead, as a secure and cost-effective alternative. Is there any good reason NOT to use S3 instead of FTP/SFTP in ...
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FTP from Linux gives “421 service not available, remote server has closed connection”

I tried to FTP to my hosting account from my Ubuntu machine, and got the following error, before I even got a login prompt: $ ftp tora.us.fm Connected to tora.us.fm. 421 Service not available, ...
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IIS7.5 and .NET 4.0 FTPWebRequest

I'm having a difficult time getting FTP working in ASP.NET on IIS 7.5, Windows 2008 Server. This works in my development environment which is on Windows 7 also using IIS 7.5. It also works running ...
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Looking for an FTP client with ablity of verifying

I'm looking for an FTP client with the ability to automatically check the integrity of uploaded files. Both server and client will be Windows machines. Does such a FTP client exist?
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SSH+OpenVPN+FTP = How to make them work?

I'm working in a Uni project where I have to connect to a server (Linux) to get some files for my project. I was told that I have to use ssh or OpenVPN in order to get access to the files I need. I've ...
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How to give a user access just to one folder on Windows server 2008?

I have a development Windows server 2008. And I need to give one of my users access to folder on the server. User needs to have only access to this folder. He should be able to upload or delete files ...
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FTP software that lets me edit files directly on a server

I know I've previously used an FTP program that let me browse my FTP server and double-click any file. The file would get opened in my default editor for that file type, and the file would get ...
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automatic synchronisation on ubuntu (ftp/local)

Is there a deamon/app for ubuntu which could monitor and sync my folder with ftp after editing a file there?
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FTP access stuck on FEAT command most of the time

Most of the times when I try to FTP to my VPS the log looks something like this: 27/06/2011 22:08:06 Stat> Connected. 27/06/2011 22:08:06 Recv> 220 Microsoft FTP Service 27/06/2011 22:08:06 ...
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FTP Scripting Capabilities

I am looking for an FTP client that will allow me to do the following Include a GUI for setting up a number of FTP connections Support FTPS Run unattended on Windows Server 2008 Retry failed ...
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Why does FileZilla descend into a directory when deleting?

Why does FileZilla itterrate through each file in a folder and delete each one instead of just deleting the folder? I know this sounds like a simple question, and it probably has the simple answer ...
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comparing files on local and remote server

I'm using filezilla for my ftp client. But i'm missing a feature i had dreamweaver years back that would list the difference between mylocal and remote sites. I'm wondering if anyone can recommend ...
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REST command comes over as RE*T when trying to do a ftp transfer

I am trying to resume a file transfer of a set of large files. Both sides are using Filezilla. On the client side the log says Command: TYPE I Command: TYPE I Response: 200 Type set to I ...
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FTP from bash script running from cron not working

I have a script that is run by cron to create backup of a MySQL database and some files. After creating a tar ball and encrypting it with openSSH I have to put it on a remote ftp server. Following is ...
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ProFTPd server fails to send directory listing

I host a FTP server with proftpd on Cygwin/Windows 7. Unfortunately it does not work, as people can log in, but not view the directory listing. Cygwin users have guaranteed me this is a software issue ...
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Windows FTP Transfer

Currently I am using XAMPP on a XP machine and FTP service is running with it. On the other end I am using a Mac. I tried to use Cyberduck and transfer a file into the FTP server it works fine; the ...
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How to set up a FTP Server for multiple users with their separate directories?

I have to set up a FTP server so that different people can log in to the server using a username and a password. Also, each user Should have their own directories Other user's directories should ...
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How to speed up the ftp upload process?

So why are FTP uploads soo slow? I am using filezila as a client. I have like 10 mb in 1000 files and I can upload each individual file with 300-500kb/s yet the whole upload is incredibily slow due ...
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Backup of FTP Webservers

I would like to backup the contents of webservers with the least possible effort. Currently, I have a PHP script that gives me a list of the uploaded pictures and I then use wget to download them all ...
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Updating a file on a webserver without causing a “page not found” error

I need to update a file on a server every fifteen or so minutes. This involves a file copy from an authoring site on to the server. Occasionally (And with a lot of bad luck) the .Net application ...
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Routinely backup log file in OSX?

I need to routinely backup a log file on my OSX machine and either email it or FTP/SFTP the file to my server. I know that a bash script can be written to accomplish the above task but how could I ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server using FileZilla, get response message as ÿý%ÿû

I am trying to connect to FTP server using FileZilla. I get the following sequence of messages. Status: Resolving address of <myhostname> Status: Connecting to <myhostip>:23... Status: ...
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The Opposite of Umask for vsftpd

Is there a way to force permissions on newly created files, similar to umask, but in reverse? I already know I can kludge it with a cron job, but I am hoping that there is a better way. The setup ...
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2 Ubuntu 10.04 64Bit servers Guest in VMware Workstation 7.1.3 with Windows 7 64Bit Host randomly loose conenction

OK... heres my setup... On a private server, Per friends request I have two separate virtual machines, both ubuntu 10.04 64bit linux servers. With a Windows 7 64bit host, Connected directly to a ...
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Add network location in Windows 7 with “Explicit FTP over TLS”

I know how to add an FTP network location in Windows 7, but does Windows 7 support the "explicit FTP over TLS" configuration?
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SFTP shortcut direct from desktop

I'm looking for an open-source application which would allow me to map a desktop shortcut to my webserver and allow file transfers in the same way as drag and drop in Windows Explorer. The connection ...
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Add network location via command line/batch in windows xp/vista/7?

I need to provide an accessible way for blind users to upload lots or small - or single large - files to me. I can't find an ftp client that can be easily preconfigured for each user, so mapping a ...
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FTP client with instant automatic update

I've used a dozen FTP clients over the years, but only a few of them work with automatic updates when saving. For example, The FireFTP addon for FireFox is great. You double click a file.. it opens ...
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remote backup with curl/wget

I need to backup a clients server (source) from our mediatemple server (destination) and then add it into a git repository while ssh'd in. What is the most efficient/fastest way to do so? wget? or ...
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Can I use rsync for backing up at Amazon S3

I have bought some space from evbackup which provides me FTP, rsync and SSH. But I have also read that Amazon S3 can also be used to backups. So I am really confused that do Amazon give FTP access ...
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Upload only modified files to FTP server

I want to upload files from my computer to an FTP site and I don't want to upload files that are already on the server. So I need a tool that finds out which local files that are different from the ...
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Create FTP account in linux [closed]

I am using this link to make an FTP user, but in my linux I am unable to find 'psacln' group. Can somebody help me?