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

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Connecting to FTP via Linux Command Line

I am new to all of this and I need to upload files via ftp from the command line. I have this information: a url, a username, a password, a port, and the fact that I am supposed to use passive mode. ...
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Unable to upload files to Ubuntu server using Coda FTP client despite user having all permissions

I set up a new Ubuntu server with one user to whom I granted full permissions by adding jsmith ALL=(ALL) ALL to the /etc/sudoers file. The idea being that I would be able to never log in as root and ...
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How can I upload or delete files to multi-ftp servers

Is there a program for upload or delete files to multi-ftp servers. eg. Ftp sites: ftp.a-site.com ftp.another-site.com Command: DELETE a-file From All FTP SITES Or: DELETE a-file or ...
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what programs can fxp a single file from the command line?

I want to directly transfer one file from remote server A to remote server B from my local server. What programs can FXP a file using ftp other than lftp?
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Copying a set of local files to FTP server

I want to copy a set of local files to ftp://124.30.124.230 (it will ask username and password). I want to do this work in 400 systems. I have planned to do this work by creating a batch file and ...
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Uploading certain files and folders via SFTP causes names to be uppercased

I have a small set of files and folders in a directory on my computer that are causing issue. When I upload them to my web host (Dreamhost) via SFTP (using Transmit on OSX, a GUI), most files and ...
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Is there an FTP client for Windows 7 with a text-based UI? (not text-prompt based, like ftp.exe)

Is there such as thing as a text-mode FTP client for Windows 7 ? By 'text-mode' I mean one that runs in a CMD.EXE window as opposed to a Windows GUI application. It also needs to be something along ...
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Username in the address for an FTP site

I have set up a number of an FTP sites using IIS7.5. The sites use hostnames to differentiate between them. One drawback of using hostnames is that you have to pass the address of the ftp site into ...
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Run ftp.exe with a command line argument

I was trying to run the following script in command line in windows xp but I couldn't make it : C:\..\ftp -s:"%~f0"&GOTO:EOF open someweb.com username password pwd bye the following runs ...
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Ubuntu FTP fails to get/mget file for “not found” but !ls sees it

I am using the ftp client on Ubuntu 10.04-64. After connecting and navigating to my upload and source destinations, I can !ls a-long-filename and even !ls a-long-filename-fragm* and both ...
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How do I use FileZilla to transfer only the latest version of a file when copying from VMS?

I'm using FileZilla to copy a directory from a VMS system to my local PC. When the files arrive, all versions of each file are copied and the names have the version number appended to them as an ...
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A Canadian in Berlin - problems with FTP and IP numbers - anyone have ideas?

Thanks for taking the time. My problem- I am a Canadian (with Canadian laptop) presently in Berlin. For some reason I am having repeated connectivity problems -- At my flat I cannot connect via ...
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Is it a virus on my PC?

Somehow sqlservr.exe launches cmd.exe (with very strange command line params) and ftp.exe processes on my PC, please see screenshots. I have already installed antivirus. What it could be, how to treat ...
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Create a New FTP User in Snow Leopard Without Creating a New Account?

I want to create a new user for my Snow Leopard's built in FTP but I don't want to have to create a new account on OS X itself. How do I do that?
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Using Filezilla FTP Client on Win 7 64 Bit machine

I use FileZilla on a Win XP 32 bit laptop to connect to a FTP server of a co-worker. Works without a flaw and has been for quite sometime. When I install FileZilla on my Win 7 64 Bit laptop, i can ...
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Transferring files from ftp to local system [closed]

I want to copy a file from a FTP server and save it to my local system. I want to automate this through the use of a batch file. I've been trying this for a week, but I couldn't find the solution. ...
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Mutithreaded / multiprocess command line ftp client for Windows

I am searching for command line ftp client for Windows, capable of speeding up downloads by using multiple processes/threads. (Filezilla does it AFAIK, but it does not work from command line). Or ...
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How can I prove (with logging) where a port block is occurring?

How can I prove (with logging) where a port block is occurring? I've set up an FTP site on IIS (windows 7 home) and set up a rule in the Windows Firewall allowing access. The ftp site is accessible ...
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How do I FTP multiple files from the command line?

I would like to FTP the contents of a directory, but can't seem to find the right way to use a wildcard. Seems like this would be a common thing to do, is my whole approach wrong? The command is ftp ...
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Automatic FTP file transfer to and from Linux machines

Is it possible to copy files to my Linux machine from another Linux machine automatically with FTP? By "automatically," I mean that FTP would need to handle submitting a login/password combination, as ...
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Can't connect to FTP server: 425 Unable to build data connection: Connection timed out

I have a Windows 7 installed on my laptop. I installed VirtualBox 4.1.4 with Ubuntu 11.10. I'm trying to connect to my site via FTP but I got an error when I do ls: ~> ftp <my_site> ...
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FTP to FTP - a running web site to a new VPS

I have a running web site, which get updated quite frequently with user's input, and because of the amount of people servicing, I decided to move to a more dedicated solution, so I got myself a VPS, ...
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Software for Automatic Remote FTP Backup [closed]

I'm looking for software (free or paid) that could perform a weekly automatic backup to an outside server via FTP. I've looked around and all I seem to be finding is either garbage shareware or free ...
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WINSCP File Transfer Speed

I'm very comfortable using WINSCP. However, it offer very slow speed. It shows Windows to Linux transfer speed just 250kb/s Is there any other WINSCP alternative which offers same set of feature ...
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Set the default directory above the root directory for FileZilla Server

What I would like to do is set the default directory above the root directory per user on FileZilla Server. I know this is possible with other FTP servers, but I can not seem to find where to set this ...
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Is it possible to run a program through FTP prompt?

I'm relatively new to Unix or shell scripting (a total novice to speak the truth), here is the deal: I have BI software that runs on a remote UNIX server. Through SAS client on Windows i run some ...
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FTP Client that can share common site entries across multiple users?

I am trying to find an FTP client that can share a config/site entries file with multiple users. Currently everyone at my office is using WS_FTP, and with some hackery (as instructed by WS_FTP tech ...
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What kind of window's batch file allows zipping of ftp files?

What commands should I use to transfer a file via FTP and then compress the files in a backup directory with a filename containing the date/time for reference? I'd prefer to use batch scripting. The ...
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Can we use other path intead of usr/bin?

Im using wallpaper script in my site and it need ImageMagic or Gdlibrary to be installed on server.Server path should be usr/bin/imagemagic or usr/bin/gdlibrary. those scripts must be intalled by ...
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Looking for a program to transfer large files with a “download manager” type of transfer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to transfer 27 GB from a PC to another online? How can I send super large files directly to another computer in the Internet for free? I'm looking for a ...
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Is it possible to configure FTP server to prevent from file overwriting?

I have experience only with ProFTPd. I understand that I need disallow: APPE DELE RNFR RNTO command but seems that STOR command override existing files. Is it possible to configure FTP server to ...
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IIS 6 FTP Junctions “volume label syntax is incorrect”

I have created a junction in Windows to give isolated folder access to several users. However, I receive the following error when trying to list the files whilst connected via MS IIS 6.0 FTP server: ...
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How can I access an external USB drive attached to an OS X Lion Server using FTP?

I've just enabled FTP on a clean install of OS X Lion server, but i seem completely unable to access an external USB drive that is connected to the server using FTP. So I guess my question is: how do ...
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FTP “425 can't open data connection”

I have set FileZilla FTP Server. I was able to connect and transsfer files over the LAN and WAN through the command line (telnet, ftp). I am unable to access it through my browser, even though that I ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 with vsftpd: Can't chown /var/www?

For the life of me, I can't seem to chown my /var/www folder on my server. i want to: chown -R ftpuser /var/www And it returns Invalid Argument on every file change attempt. I've tried sudo with ...
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How can I batch/mass create users for a Filezilla FTP server?

I recently inherited two FTP servers; both systems run Filezilla Server. One has a small user-base so creating users is a small task. The other is huge and needs to have 300+ users created. I estimate ...
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Portable Program that will send files to FTP server whenever I save

I'm doing a PHP web project and do a lot of saving to check that the code I'm writing hosts properly on our target environment. I do a lot of saving and thus, when I save I wish it would just ...
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Connecting to FileZilla FTP Server on XAMPP localhost with Dreamweaver

I am running XAMPP 1.7.4. I've installed the FileZilla FTP server and I'm running it as a service. I created a user and when I connect as that user with the FileZilla client, I have no trouble ...
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Mounting a remote Linux folder in Windows 7

So I had this idea to mount a remote Linux folder from a VPS on my Windows 7 machine. So far I have tried dokan SSHFS, it works, but it is damn slow and buggy and it doesn't allow to edit anything ...
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Script to upload backups to FTP/SFTP server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I upload local changed files to an FTP server? I have a script that once a day creates backups for database and files. Now I would like to upload them via ...
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Which router firmware supports external drives, FTP, VPN, and BitTorrent?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL Router. I'm open to getting another router if it won't suit my needs. Which firmware should I install? Which version/build of the firmware? Any additional modifications I ...
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How to revert base ftp dir to my user home dir?

When I connect to my linux server via FTP, my base folder upon login is not my user home directory, but instead '/www'. '/www' belongs to user root and one of the secondary groups for my user ...
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Can't connect to non-public FTP sites

This issue was brought up many times in different forums, with no real solution (try searching the Web, there are results starting from 2009). After getting a laptop with Windows 7, I cannot access ...
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FTP Put a zip file that contains text files in Linux

I am transferring a file from a linux pc going to a windows ftp server using "ftp put". My file is a zip file that includes .txt files inside it. Here is what's happening when I transfered this file ...
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FTP Authentication with Public Key?

Is it possible to login via ftp to my dedicated server using a private/public key pair? i.e without using a password?
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Adobe Reader download timeout (FTP & HTTP)

The following downloads are timing out on 3 different machines on our network: ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/10.x/10.1.0/en_US/AdbeRdr1010_en_US.msi ...
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FTP upload & overwrite does NOT overwite, but creates [file.ext].# instead

This question is a duplicate of one in StackOverflow, and I was recommended to ask this question here instead. My apologies if the multi-post is undesirable. I have a very strange issue with FTP that ...
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Accidentally set the FileZilla option to “Upload overwrite everything”

How can I change that setting? I want to upload files only if they are newer than the version in the FTP server. Is there a reset setting options that I can use without erasing my FTP connection ...
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apt-get install old version proftpd

I am looking to install proftpd 1.2.9. I found the source in the historic directories of the proftpd site, however I cannot get it to compile. If need be, I can post the errors.. but there were a lot ...
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Why can't I connect to this server via FTP?

I'm trying to connect to a server via FTP (to upload a new site). I'm getting the following error message using FileZilla Status: Connecting to xx.xx.xx.xx:21... Status: Connection established, ...