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

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How to set default FTP handler in Windows 7?

In Windows 7, I have installed the Firefox browser, which apparently registers itself as the default FTP handler, but doesn't handle FTP very well. How can I make FTP links open in Internet Explorer, ...
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Use mput to transfer a directory using ftp?

Is there anyway to convince mput to send all sub directories of the current directory to the server. I'm trying to write a script to automatically update a website when it is run. So far ive been ...
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Can I upload an entire folder using FTP?

I need to upload a full folder using FTP. Is there is any option for transferring a folder and all of its contents at once?
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How do I recursively put only certain file types from a linux server using ncftp

I want to upload only .mp3 files from my vps to a remote ftp. So, i tried out following code. But it does not seems to do the job. ncftpput -R -v -u "username" -p "password" ftp.ftpsite.com ...
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Is FTP file sharing faster than cloud storage alternatives e.g dropbox / google drive / mediafire

I work doing DCP (digital cinema packages) for trailers, the files are usually a zip of 1-2 gig. I have been just uploading them to an ftp on a cloud hosting and sending the links with ...
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Batch File to upload via FTP - 550 Permission Denied

I am trying to create a batch file that will upload a single file by FTP every time it is ran. Everything looks good in windows cmd. I get past the authentication of user name and password and after ...
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Dropbox-like web interface for an FTP server

I am looking for an open-source web-based interface that allows me to share files that reside on an ftp server. It should also be possible to a) share folders so that non-registered users with a ...
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FTP text editor - Mac

Perhaps this isn't the proper thing to ask the Stack Overflow community, but I can't think of a better place to ask. Can anyone suggest a free text editor for the Mac that allows for FTP I currently ...
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ftp-client works fine. ftp-tls-client fails on one computer and works on another

Connecting to ftp - from a Windows Server 2012 - it works both secure (-over tls) and unsecure. From a Windows 7 it succeeds unsecure but fails when secure. (Using explicit TLS and passive mode.) ...
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Is it possible to set specific useraccess to an ftp on debian7?

Heyy guys, I want to set specific useraccess for my ftp running on an Debian 7. At first, let me explain everything: For a higher security I want to disable any logins (in the console and ftp) for ...
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Enable FTP on a Linux machine

How do I find out or know whether or not an FTP client is enabled or disabled on my Linux machine? If it is disabled, how do I enable it? I have a Linux 2.6.9-67.ELsmp
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Script to download files from SSH Server

Is it possible to create a script that follow the same commands FileZilla executes when connecting to an ssh server? When I login manually using FileZilla I get the following message for the ...
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Keep FTP in sync with local folder in Ububtu

I've been searching for about an hour and cant find what I want so i ask here. Is there a way, except mounting FTP as drive, in Ubuntu to watch the local folder for changes, then reflect those ...
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How do I create an FTP share on Mac OS X Yosemite and access it from Windows 7 via FTP?

I am running JRiver Media Client/Server on a Windows 7 Ultimate box accessing media files shared on a MacPro running Yosemite (can also run Mavericks). JRiver needs to be able to read and write to ...
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FTP script won't transfer remote files to local computer

This is a follow up to FTP BAT file - Windows Scheduled Task. I copied the FTP script, but I can't transfer the files to my local computer. All I get is this (server address omitted): 331 ...
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FTP from windows to linux using filezilla causes doubling of file sizes?

Running filezilla 3.3.0.1 (and slightly older versions exhibit this behavior as well) to Red Hat Enterprise 5x with filezilla server, we are getting doubling of text files on overwrite. It seems to ...
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Are there any issues with having huge folders?

My site requires 10,000+ 1-2 seconds mp3 clips, saved as individual files. They are each about 12Kb in size. Are there any potential issues with storing them all in one huge folder as word_1.mp3, ...
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Hide files in a FTP-program

I want the users who log in to the web-server via FTP to don't be able to see the files in the root-folder, but all folders and all files in subfolders. This is not for security, only to have a ...
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How can I know FTP-username and Password

I hired a freelancer to install my website to a new server. However, I don't know/remember FTP username/password any more. But I have username/password for linux-console. Is there some EASY and SAFE ...
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cronjob not uploading to FTP

i have a php script that should take a file from one web server and upload it on another, when i run the script through a browser it works fine. when i use this cronjob it doesn't upload. 51 14 * * * ...
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No ping to local IP from specific local IP only

I experience a strange problems with my computer which is connected to the internet via Router. My PC's IP is: 192.168.0.12 FTP where I want to connect: 192.168.0.15 with username anonymous and no ...
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Access a router remotely using another router

I have a task in my hand. I have Bullet 2HP router that is directly connected to my computer and a Linksys router which has a Trednet antenna and is connected to another computer. I have to perform ...
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Unable to send files over 1 MB via FTP on Windows

I tried to send multiple files via FTP commands using simple batch script. It works fine when the file size is less than 1 MB but when the file is larger than 1 MB I get the following error log. ...
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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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“Server unexpectedly closed network connection” on trying to access FTP or SSH

I have a website which I could access the files and console using FTP (Filezilla/NetBeans) and SSH(PuTTY), until I saved some files using FTP on NetBeans, it refused to connect, and I couldn't access ...
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How does one FTP a directory with multiple sub-directories?

I need to ftp a directory over to another system and I don't want to have to recreate all the folders on the other system by hand. How would I do this? EDIT: I can't install anything so rsync etc are ...
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Running out of space on RAM after FTP'ing files for few hours on Linux

On my embedded system, I have an application running on Linux, which does FTP of a file which is 130KB in size and saves it on RAM, once every second over a LAN. I delete the files once I process ...
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Why is allowing root login via FTP( on cPanel) a considerable security risk?

I find it very convenient to administer my whole server by logging in as root. However, CSF tells me that it is a "considerable risk" to allow login to FTP via root, and other websites I googled ...
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Windows FTP Folder on Desktop

I saw this before but I looked everywhere and cant find a tutorial or anything anywhere. I have a server and what I want to do is have a folder on my desktop where when i open it or if i where to ...
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Script for Folder transfer from DEV server to TEST server

can you pls provide me the script which should like below Transfer the tar zip directory from dev server to test server Also it shoud check for chekcsum , junk charcter in the directories once ...
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failed ftp connection via file explorer. element not found

My ftp shortcut connection via windows file explorer fails but not via chrome web browser. The error message i get using the file explorer: "Windows cannot access this folder. Make sure you typed the ...
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How to calculate size of a VERY large folder over FTP?

I have FTP access to a web-server which has a large folder (By large I mean ~200GB). How can I get number of files and it's exact size? I have tried 'du -hs' but it takes a life to receive a response ...
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FTP not accessible outside of LAN

Ok so I really need some help with this, I have XAMPP installed and am hosting a webiste with it for my friends and i to work on. I am able to see the site just fine and also i am able to get to ...
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How can I upload files to my computer from my smartphone via FTP without WWW?

Basic FTP works like this: upload files to a server login to the server via an FTP client from another device download the uploaded file However, what if I want to transfer files from my ...
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Map FTP server as a (local) drive in Finder

I am using Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. What I need is to map my FTP server as a local drive - or anything I have write access to - in Finder.
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FTP Server with XCRC command native?

Anyone knows a FTP server that supports XCRC command native? I've found ProFTPD, but it is necessary add a module and recompile it.
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FileZilla won't download *cshtml

When I try to download my website with FileZilla, some files won't download. Example: Views/Home/Dashboard.cshtml 11:52:52 Status: Transferring files ignored 11:52:52 Response: 250 CWD command ...
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Is it possible to mount VHD image over smb with ftp backend?

Let's say I mount remote ftp server folder to a local folder using fuse. Then I setup samba and create a share pointing to local ftp folder. Can I place a VHD image on that share and then mount it in ...
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Why can Dropbox be super fast compared to FTP?

I'd like to know why technically Dropbox is much faster than FTP? What kind of technology does it use? I'm not talking about diff files, I'm talking about transferring new files in both cases, ...
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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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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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Changing permissions on FileZilla Server

I've just setup a FileZilla Server on Windows, every thing is going well, but, I cant change the file permissions. When I'm using windows explorer I get this: And when I'm using FileZilla FTP ...
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Error on apt update: unable to connect to ftp.it.debian.org:http:

I have Debian Wheezy with kernel 3.2.0-3-amd64. Suddenly, from this morning (I'm italian), it's impossibile to correctly update the system via apt-get update. The system hangs on backport mirror deb ...
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Why do I get this “500 Command not understood - shazbot!” error from FireFTP?

I am using FireFTP 2.0.21 plugin on Firefox 32.0.3 to transfer files from PC to an Agilent E4438C Signal Generator. The instrument is connected via network switch to the PC. There is no problem ...
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FTP suddenly failed to retrieve directory listing

I was using normally some of my FTP accounts, and tried some ways to upload files via command line. I based myself on this answer and something just like this question, apparently I couldn't make ...
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Bitvise SSH client won't connect in unattended mode

I have an application pool in IIS which is runnig a local .bat file. The .bat file is as follows: sftpc -profile="c:\Users\Public\Documents\Profile.bscp" -cmd="put C:\todo\* ap/" > C:\log\ftp.txt ...
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Can't start VSFTPD

I cannot get my FTP server to start, I have checked by using top and it does not show up. When I use sudo /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart I get this "Stopping FTP server: No /usr/sbin/vsftpd found running; ...
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How to take server credentials from FileZilla client installed in my pc? [duplicate]

Hi I use FileZilla to transfer files to the server via FTP. I connected to FileZilla from my computer months ago. I entered the server address, port & administration password on to the startup ...
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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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Connection to Microsoft FTP server hangs when transferring thousands of files

I am seeing that some ftp clients cannot complete when transferring thousands of files to an FTP server. The mput * command runs for several hours and then hangs in 150 Opening BINARY mode data ...