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

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How to connect to a remote server to make instant file edits?

I don't know what the technical term for this is, but at my workplace every computer has a mapped network drive which lets me access all files on the server which I believe is located in the same ...
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vsftpd on CentOS - permissions

I've searched a lot and I can't find a properly answer for my case. I think it has something to do with groups, but I can't discover a solution that fits me. So here's the deal: I have a home server ...
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How to secure FTP passwords

What do others do to secure FTP passwords? My scenario doesn't seem too unique to contract web developers and web marketing/design companies, but having trouble finding any answers I like online. ...
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Arch Linux ARM: Send email after successful ftp transfer

I have a script running on my box that checks every 5 minutes to see if a certain time type was uploaded to a folder on my Ftp server. I would like for it to send an email when the transfer is ...
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Create new FTP user on IIS, in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I am "trying to" set up IIS, on a windows 7, professional system, as an ftp server. I have it running, thanks to following tutorial: However, I would now like to, create own users, and folders for ...
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Create FTP account under standard user

I run multiple client websites on a VPS purchased from Dreamhost. When I initially set up this VPS, I only required one user. I created a user called "thoughtspace" with the home directory at ...
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Image names with international characters - 404 error

Hi I'm trying to figure out what's wrong, and maybe someone can help me out. I recently moved a bunch of images over to a new server and imported them into my wordpress database. Many of these images ...
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Apache2 Virtual Hosts Wordpress FTP Failed

I'm trying to set up a hosting server where I can start putting up multiple sites. I'm having problems installing a wordpress theme using FTP. I've got a virtual host up, and it points ...
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Getting FTP working on an Azure VM, connection closed

I'm struggling to connect to FTP on a new VM in Azure. I made a new Virtual Machine from the default image (Windows Server 2012 Datacenter) and RDPed into the new VM. I then enabled the Web Server ...
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FTP not letting me upload files

I am able to connect to my FTP host properly, but whenever I upload any file I get some error. Here are some examples: Why can't I upload files?
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Amazon EC2 setup vsftpd users correclty

I am starting to use Amazon EC2. A couple of days ago I managed to setup vsftpd and created some users, each of who was linked to a folder with its name... eg: /home/user1, /home/user2 It works ...
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Are all internet file downloads using FTP protocol?

I heard, FTP is used to transfer files over a network. Also heard that it uses TCP port 20 and 21. So TCP is connection oriented. We have acknowledgments. If the transmission is lost, we should be ...
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wget ftp with credentials for a list of files

This SuperUser question isn't quite what I need. Is there a way to do something like this wget ftp://myname:longpassword@someipddress/images/ -i file_list.txt I want to use the same credentials and ...
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Script for CRON (FTP get files EVERY MINUTE)

I want to create a script that must run with a CRON every minute (Q: Is it wise to run CRON FTP/wget every minute?) compares local directory with remote directory (Q: do I use FTP or wget and how ...
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FTP I/O Error Ubuntu VM

I have an Ubuntu 12.1 VM running on Windows Azure. I've been trying to connect via FTP to upload files to the VM but I'm having problems. I installed and set up vsftpd, like is outlined here (and ...
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Can't store Youtube videos directly to my FTP home server

I have a TP-Link TD-W8968 ADSL router modem, which supports FTP server application by hooking a USB mass storage device on it. Previously I was downloading all my .torrent files to my computer, but ...
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FTP Connection and file transfer through putty

can we use psftp to download, upload, list ...etc from ftp account. as it always gives me connection time out when trying to connect using connection batch like.. "c:\Program Files (x86)\PuTTY\psftp" ...
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How to control bandwidth on my network? [duplicate]

I'm an administrator, and I manage hundreds of computers. There a lot of users downloading files with big file sizes on my network. How do I control and set limitations on my network? Let's say if a ...
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Associate FTP links with FileZilla in Win8 (or any specific exe with a protocol)

Like Associate FTP hyperlink to filezilla, I want to associate FTP links with FileZilla, only I'm on Windows 8. When I open an FTP link or try to set the associated app for FTP links, I don't get an ...
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target directory empty when mirroring a site with lftp

I am trying to mirror a website that I only have access to via HTTP into a directory on an FTP server. I connect to my FTP server and run: mirror http://some_url target_directory lftp then proceeds ...
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Is there an FTP client with encryption? [closed]

I am looking for an FTP client for Mac that can encrypt files so account provider wouldn't read my data. Is it even possible? I am not looking for encrypted transfer, I am looking for encrypted ...
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Run an ftp batch file from within a batch file

I have a scheduled task which executes the commands in my file ftp.txt every day. The file can be seen below, it connects via ftp to my site and puts 3 XML files on to my web server. command: ftp ...
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Proper permissions with vsftp on CentOS

I recently migrated from Apache on shared server to nginx on a VPS. I installed and configured vsftp in a manner that whenever I add a new user on server, its accessible by ftp. Now to problem is ...
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Setting up Apache with multiple FTP users and vsftpd

I'm trying to get my Apache setup with a single user 'ftpuser' both be able to share/access the /var/www/html directory, which contains various files/sub directories. However, when I log in via FTP ...
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FTP users can't go home

OS X Server 10.8.4 I have 2 ftp users in Server.app and can't set a home directory for each ftp user. If I have a choosed directory in Server.app - FTP. First and Second FTP users will connect to ...
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Use FTP command line to get file with absolute path

I am wondering if with an FTP command line utility, you can use the FTP get command to get a file with an absolute path, as opposed to having to cd into each successive directory to get a file. When ...
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FTP batch file works from command line but not scheduled task

I want a windows scheduled task to execute an ftp batch file which will upload some files to my server. If i run the argument below from the command line then it executes successfully. ftp -i ...
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FTP upload : Authentication failed

I failed to upload files by pure-ftpd with MySQL support. In pure-ftpd server log I saw the following: pure-ftpd: (?@mail.somedomain.com) [INFO] New connection from mail.somedomain.com pure-ftpd: ...
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Enable FTP disable SSH

I would like to know how enabling FTP access while disabling SSH access for all users except root and admin. I tried to change the shell : /usr/sbin/nologin is no good because disable both and ...
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Using putty to move xml files to server

Currently there is a windows scheduled task which every day moves a number of xml files to a website via putty. I need these files to continue to be moved to their current location whilst i create a ...
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FireFTP with Hotspot Shield

I can use the FireFTP fine until I turn the Hotspot Shield on, then I cannot connect anymore. I think I need to configure the proxy settings in FireFTP but what I have tried so far did not work. ...
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How to set up a FTP server

I am in need of creating an FTP server that can be accessed across the internet; with a bunch of space. I currently have a computer that I'm considering using, though, if it is not deemed to be good ...
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How do I connect to a ftp/sftp site?

I need to provide an url to a third party company so that they can log in and download the file. The problem is that I don't know the url for my ftp/sftp site due to my very limited knowledge in ftp. ...
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Need to transfer multiple large files with strong tolerance to delay and intermittency

I need to transfer a directory of large files (~1.5G each) from my laptop at locations with variable intermittent connectivity and high round-trip delay (e.g. From hotels in Asia to servers in ...
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FTP Error: Upload failed 500 I won't open a connection to

I am trying to use cyber duck to connect to my FTP server. I have been able to upload files just fine until I try to use hotel wifi. I am able to connect to the server, view all the file listings but ...
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Have a txt file keep it's line breaks after being send over FTP via Curl

I'm using Curl to send a file over FTP. It is just a generated text file from a screen hardcopy command. When I cat the file, it displays correctly, it looks like this: System up for 14844 1, ...
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Simple command to connect to FTPS server on Linux command line

I have an FTP and FTPS server where I can connect to easily with FileZilla. I'm looking for a linux CLI method. I thought lftp does it, but it seems weird. Is there another way? Here is the method I ...
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Is there a plugin that could replace Filezilla for vim?

I'm sick and tired of changing windows all the time just to upload a file. I would like a way to do that fast right from vim. Is there such a thing? I download the files, I edit them and then I want ...
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Why is FTP (in-built in OS) faster in Linux than in Windows?

For a throughput testing through FTP, I used FTP server in Windows as well as Linux platform. But in Windows I got the speed around 18Mbps but in Linux I am getting the speed as 40-45Mbps, which is ...
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Can't connect to some web hosting FTPs after installing DD-WRT on my router

I have recently installed DD-WRT on my D-Link DIR-615 router. Everything seems fine but I cannot connect to some FTP servers (web hosting) anymore. Any ideas what can cause this issue? CuteFTP is ...
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how to transfer zipped folder from windows desktop to unix server without using tools like winscp

I'm a newbie to unix. My requirement is to create an automation script which will transfer a zipped folder from my/remote desktop to an unix server. Tools lik WinSCP shouldnt be used. No manual ...
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automated ftp download, recursive folders, download specific file type for non technical user

I have Windows 7 desktops and I want to check/download files from a few webservers (apache) into a specific folder on my desktop. My research seems to find it possible with paid ftp programs with ...
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FTP server via SOCKS5 Proxy can only be LISTed with firefox, no ftp clients

I try to retrieve a folder from a FTP server which I connect to through a SOCKS5 proxy (ssh -D). When configuring Firefox (v20, v22) to use the SOCKS5 proxy I can without problems explore the ftp ...
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FTP Server - Do you really need it? [closed]

I am going to ask what some might think as a silly question. When you think of any client - Browser, FTP, VPN, you automatically think/know that it must connect to a server. I am running a CentOS ...
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FTP or SCP file transfers without .DS_Store files

I'm searching for a way to not transfer .DS_Store files when launching FTP or SCP transfers for a directory. Is it possible to block .DS_Store files from being transferred along with the other files ...
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how to find the latest folder in unix from windows?

I have a path in unix /aaa/trial/<xxx>. means it has /aaa/trial/123 /aaa/trial/124 /aaa/trial/125 <xxx> is a folder which will change for each extract produced and it is an increasing ...
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VMware Player - FTP limited but other traffic unencumbered?

I've got VMware Player on a laptop setting up a development snapshot of a website (because I'm not comfortable updating the live website!) and while there's no direct issue there, something else is ...
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Using Terminal for FTP connect with MAC

I am simply trying to copy a folder and rename it in the same directory Attempted: cp -rfp folder folder-7-03 Terminal Reply: Invalid Request I don't use terminal often as my FTP App is quite good. ...
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Setting up a DNS port redirect?

I have a domain using CloudFlare's DNS, I want to make it redirect to my server's IP (dynamic IP, port 21 blocked by ISP) which at the moment uses a No-IP DNS. The current setup is that I have a ...
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FTP corrupting subsequent aiff files from old mac to new mac

This is a bizarre one. So I am trying to xfer files from an old mac to a new mac, but the old one has no USB, no firewire, just ethernet. So I hooked it up the the network, downloaded fetch and ...