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

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How can Cygwin be configured to NOT use FTP for updates?

Background: In an attempt to progressively replace Windows servers with Linux boxes, I am looking for a unified way of administering a mixed network of the two. The current in-house daemon that we use ...
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Deleting files via FTP with Pure FTP

I am trying to set up FTP on my Linode server, using Pureftp. I only have the root user at this point on the server, but Filezilla doesn't let me connect with the root user. Why is that? I then ...
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Accessing the root directory through Windows Explorer FTP?

How do I navigate to the root directory of a Linux FTP server through Windows Explorer? In Windows 7 (not sure about Windows XP), you can click the URL bar and type in ftp://user@hostname, which will ...
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What is the protocol 'ftp-data' identified by wireshark?

Just implementing a FTP server and use wireshark to analize the protocol. I find there is a protocol identified by wireshark FTP-DATA. What is that? Any document or RFC can be referred? Thanks and ...
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Delete file/folder containing special character

I tried to create folder /parent/child by sending a FTP command but I made a mistake to write \parent\child So on that Unix, it created file named \parent\child instead of child under /parent folder. ...
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OpenSuse 12.2 ftp connection from vmware host to a guest?

I've configured my suse guest os to run a webserver and a ftp but I can't open a ftp connection from my host. I can only open a http connection. My ftp client gives me: STATUS:> [26.04.2012 ...
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Dropbox-like client for FTP? [closed]

Many of my users have their files on one big FTP server. PROBLEM: They can not use their files while not connected to the Internet. QUESTION: Is there a Dropbox-like software for FTP? When ...
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OS X Lion Server and FTP

I'm having trouble with my Lion Server with FTP. I managed activating FTP via sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist thats fine. But now I want to control which user can ...
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How to SCP from linux server to Windows client

I am Puttying into a linux machine and trying to copy a file down somewhere (anywhere) to my local machine. I figure SCP is the best candidate for the job but don't really care, so long as the ...
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Is it possible to use SSH port forwarding with FTP?

I tried using SSH port forwarding with FTP but it didn't work even though I used FTP connections. It seems that the FTP server gives you another port number to use, so you must be able to connect to ...
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Filezilla directory comparison always shows different file sizes

I'm developing a web application on a Mac and uploading to a Windows hosted server. I used to use Filezilla's directory comparison feature to see which files in a directory need to be uploaded to the ...
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Chrome extension to edit your own web pages' live html directly in-browser? [closed]

I'm curious. I recently changed the way I've been editing my websites for years (via FTP client), to dropbox-like syncing a version of the public_html folder on the PC to the one on the FTP, with ...
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Gedit ftp plugin won't connect

I'm using gEdit and I want to connect to an FTP server with the FTP Browser plugin. I filled in the connection details but when i click on the connect button it won't respond. I'm sure the FTP ...
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Copy 20GB to FTP

I need to copy 20GB of files to FTP server from one machine, on which I have SSH access. I tried midnight commander, but it failed - segmentation fault. So I tried to use curlftpfs and just copy it, ...
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FTP “425 Can't open data connection” only happens when using command prompt

All of my computer are behind a single router. I have a FileZilla server running on one of them. I am trying to automate an upload to the server using a batch script and Window's built-in ftp.exe. ...
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Mounting FTP as filesystem in debian using curlftpfs

I am trying to mount a FTP as filesystem in debian using curlftpfs. What I get after running curlftpfs -o allow_other username:password@ftp.server.com /mnt/myftp/ is just: fuse: failed to open ...
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How Windows Explorer FTPs a Linux Server

I just discovered that Windows Explorer can act as a simple FTP client, and used it (instead of my "norm" - FileZilla) to FTP into my linux server. I am wondering if Samba plays any role in this - ...
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How to determine ftp server filenames encoding?

I am trying to mount a ftp server with curlftpfc. But the server has unknown encoding, and all the filenames look like ???????.avi, ??????.inf. I know that I need to specify the encoding for ...
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FTP ls command returned a empty list

When I used the ls command, it returns an empty list to me, just like this: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ftp 127.0.0.1 Connected to 127.0.0.1. 220 欢迎使用 Quick 'n Easy FTP Server User ...
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Mac OS X will only upload zero-byte files through FTP

I'm using Mac OS X Lion and I've been having this problem with FTP (any FTP client, mind you. I tried Transmit, FileZilla, Cyberduck and the Terminal, all with the same result) I can browse files in ...
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No access to FTP sites

I am having a weird issue that I can only explain as a possible "port 21 hijack". For some reason, I cannot connect to any ftp sites. The original one I tried was ftp.maltedmedia.com. Filezilla ...
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How to resume file upload to FTP in Midnight Commander?

Trying to upload very big file and after some hours connection is lost. When I try to upload one more time, there is only Append option in Midnight Commander, which is not the same as Resume...
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Solaris 10 user does not inherit privileges from user_attr

I have created a user called manager and set the /etc/user_attr file to allow net_privaddr privileges. But when I log into a shell as that user I'm not seeing those privileges granted. This is causing ...
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Dead-simple FTP server for Windows? [closed]

I googled for it, tried a few of them, but I find that even the simplest I found (www.xlightftpd.com) is way too complicated. I just need this: single EXE or portable (ie. no installer, just unzip ...
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Watch folder and upload to an FTP server

I'm searching for some software that watches a folder and when you change a file it automatically uploads it. I don't like programs that mount a remote dir as a local folder, since they are really ...
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What is the FTP Command for deleting multiple files as once?

I'm trying to run this command via FTP in order to delete some files I have stored in a folder in my website: DEL *.csv However this doesn't work and I don't know why. However if I try to delete ...
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A secure transfer method for large XML file

I have to put in place a transfer system to receive XML file of more that 1 Go. This system have to be very secure. I was about to take SFTP but it's not IIS compatible and some of the senders will ...
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CLI, encoding-aware FTP uploader

I've got a crappy webhoster where I need the filenames in iso-8859-1, my FS uses utf-8. Filezilla can handle encodings, but I need something that I can use in a script. Is there a program out there ...
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Login with linux FTP username and password

What's the command for logging in with FTP all with one line? ftp username:password@my.domain.com says, Password required for username:password
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FileZilla often fails or corrupt files during upload?

According to the documentation for http://simple-press.com: Note that this plugin is big! Use a reliable tool to upload it to your server. Please note that FileZilla often fails or corrupt files ...
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Right-click Windows 7 file, choose action to upload to specific FTP folder

Is it possible to create a batch file or so which I can call from the context menu of a file (in Windows Explorer, on Win 7)... which will then automatically upload this file to a specific FTP server ...
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FTP error when changing directories

I am trying to transfer files from Windows to a vsFTPd server running on Linux. I can successfully transfer files to the home directory, but when I change the directory, I get an error. Below is a ...
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why use ftp when scp is available?

Many webhosts etc want you to upload files using ftp or sftp. Yet I always found that scp is faster and simple works better (more like the local cp command). What are the advantages ftp has to offer ...
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Linux - Limit user's ftp access to home directory

I have created a user in linux (User1 for the purpose of this question). I have changed User1's home directory to a new directory. I would like to ensure that User1, when FTP'ing, cannot browse out of ...
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Which is faster/easier, SFTP or FTP + VPN? [closed]

I'm involved in a data warehousing project for which our clients need to be able to upload large files to our server. Our main concern is speed, since we're expecting to get several TB worth of data ...
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Can I Upload One File To Multiple Domain Folders In FTP?

I want to upload(and eventually overwrite) the same index.php file to many domain folders. Is there anyway to do this in one go or a shortcut? I am using Filezilla. Thanks Edit: Since I am really ...
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Prevent Caching in Windows FTP (Explorer)

Windows Explorer's FTP functionality appears to be caching downloaded files, such that when I drag drop (to download) the same file again, it's not downloading the latest version from the FTP server. ...
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When is it safe to assume file uploads are successful?

When I upload files to a server through HTTP or FTP, I normally download them again just to check that they were successfully uploaded (I use md5 checksums to check that). Is this necessary? Can I be ...
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Send a file from Windows to Unix as a nightly schedule

Let's say I have a common directory on a Windows server such as: \\servername\location\common. During the day, any user can come and add/remove files to that Windows directory. How would I setup a ...
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Setup IIS 7 as FTP Server that is connectable outside of my local network

I was able to setup an FTP site that I was able to access via ftp://127.0.0.1/ or my local(static) ip. To do this I followed these instructions (with the exception that I did not bind to 127.0.0.1 as ...
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Split FTP and web traffic for VPN/Local Connection

Not sure if this is possible but hopefully someone knows... I connect to a VPN to gain access to multiple web servers via FTP. The VPN is over a sluggish line and refreshing pages in the browser every ...
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Filezilla ftp upload

I'm in a very very strange situtation. I use FileZilla for Windows 7, and when I upload a file to my server I receive: "File transfer successful, transferred 14,939 bytes in 1 second", but when I go ...
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Sync folders over FTP

First an explanation about syncing folders instead of files. The folders in question has images that are not going to be edited and updated with the FTP server, but simply new images added to them. ...
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FTP Server via command-line

Does anyone know of a FTP Server that can be run via the command line? Ideally I want a self contained server.exe file (.dll's/configs are fine) than I can set up, start/stop via the command line, ...
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How can I get ftp:// links in Chrome (Mac) to open the connection in Transmit?

I'm trying to get a link like this to open the Transmit FTP app when clicked from Chrome (I'm on version 16, using OS X 10.7): ftp://username:password@example.org Clicking a link like that that will ...
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How to setup anonymous FTP for file upload

I want to have a FTP server setup that allows clients to upload large files (2GB+ database dumps) by SFTP. The important point is that I want clients to log into the server with a single username and ...
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Unix - Directory not empty. Error -126: remote rmdir failed

I have the following directories on the root of my server htdocs [site contents] mike-eng stage old2 stats I am trying to delete the "mike-eng" directory here. Permissions on "mike-eng" and ...
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cannot create ftp session

Cannot connect to my web sites server using filezilla. I get Error: Connection closed by server Error: Could not connect to server Someone suggested I use telnet at the command prompt to my web ...
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Why are uploads maxing out CPU?

Some odd behaviour ... when sending / uploading files, my CPU usage goes to about 100%; Activity Monitor reports 'Kernel Task' as the culprit. I first noticed this when sending emails in Mail, but it ...
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FTP Server access help - One client works, another does not

Alright, so I am new at FTP and i'm trying to figure everything out as I go. I have set up a FileZilla server on a home machine and have successfully forwarded the ports to the router. My father can ...