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

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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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I own an FTP server, and need port 21 open, how do I keep it secure?

I was wondering, because I need both my port 21 open on my router and my firewall for it to work, but then it seems as though it's wide open for attack. Is there any way I can keep it secure? Luckily, ...
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How to transfer files between a remote Linux machine and a local Windows machine?

I need to transfer files/folders between a remote machine running Linux and my local machine running Windows XP. I usually access the remote machine through ssh, and sometimes use VNC sessions. What ...
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How can I get my FTP client - Transmit - to keep the file's modified date after a transfer?

Questions says it all. I've looked in site and app prefs, but can't find anything. Seems like a no brainer for such a nice FTP app, so I gotta think I'm just missing it. Thanks.
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How do I send raw ftp command?

I have a situation that I have to use raw ftp commands such as cwd, retr, size, stor, type, and rest. I found out that most of GUI based FTP clients do not support command line commands. Is there a ...
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How to login to ftp in one step?

C:\adc_ftp>ftp sysadmin:ftp@localhost <----Looking for a 1 line login like this Unknown host sysadmin:ftp@localhost. <---doesn't work ftp> bye This works but not how I would like to log ...
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Access AWS S3 via FTP?

Is it possible to access your AWS S3 bucket via ftp? I am currently using the AWS console to upload files but this is rather laborious as you cannot upload entire directories. I note that AWS does ...
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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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FTP with caching support

I am very happy with Filezilla FTP, but one thing that it lacks is the caching support of folders. I see that feature is in SmartFTP, but it's not free.. Are there any FTP software that supports ...
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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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Why I cannot use the 'size' command in FTP?

I made a screen shot of my operation as below on WinXP. As the remotehelp says,the size command should be implemented. But I got a invalid command. How can I fix this problem?
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Why after Accepting Ports 20 and 21 in iptables are they still closed?

I am trying to open the FTP Ports on my server. I have vsftpd installed on the server already. However I am unable to reach the server on ports 20 and 21 Somehow it is allowing me to access port 21 ...
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NetBeans remote synchronization : failed to save file

I'm using NetBeans in a project, making use of remote sync to save both locally and to a FTP server. This feature works in other projects, but this time is failing when trying to save the file to the ...
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IS there an FTP tool that can search for a phrase in all the files in a directory?

Probably not, just need to clear up a question between me and a colleague. Wondering if there's an FTP tool that will search for a phrase within all the files in a directory.
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Deleting a chmod 0 file without superuser rights?

A PHP script accidentially changed the right flags (chmod) of a directory to 0. (No access to anybody, including owner). If I have no root access to this server, is it possible to delete the file ...
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Scheduled automatic FTP website backup solution?

I was wondering if there was a way to schedule automatic FTP site backup with any free or open-source software? Clients like FileZilla do not have an automatic backup (ftp download) option. Is there ...
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How do I change the .bash_history file location?

I'm running CentOS 6.x and want to move the .bash_history to a different location. The home directories of my users are (because I run a VPS) in /var/www/vhost/<domain>.<tld> which is FTP ...
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Filezilla: Ask for a directory at login

At work we have a large website - I "own" three directories. I am wondering if I can have only two sites in the site manager in Filezilla, but after supplying a password, it asks which remote ...
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How do I get a very simple VSFTPD server working?

I'm running Arch Linux with kernel 2.6.35-ec2. I've got the most recent version of VSFTPD installed and running. Here is its log file: anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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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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FileZilla - resuming downloads?

I have to download a 15GB file from my client's system using FileZilla. However the download looks like it will take a very long time, more than one day. Can I resume the download after restarting my ...
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What desktop app can sync Amazon S3 with an FTP folder?

What I'm trying to do is migrate large files off my web site to S3.
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How to upload files using command line in windows?

Hello what are the ftp commands for uploading files to server. Using windows command prompt.
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Using psftp to upload and download files

Hello I am trying to upload and download files from my desktop to my server. Now after some search I did download psftp. I used to use filezilla earlier, but I cannot install it on my desktop due to a ...
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Default installed ftp client on windows

I am distributing a product that allow some access using FTP. I am looking for a simple way to connect to that service from the most generic Windows box. Installing an external ftp client, makes the ...
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Install web server on my NAS

I've bought some months ago a LaCie 1TB NAS, that works fine for home use. However, I'd like to have a bit more control over it, and install at least Web Server, so that I can host some PHP pages... ...
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FileZilla passwords

I have quite a few FTP sites saved in FileZilla, however I want to use different client now. How can I see the passwords saved in FileZilla so I could transfer them? OS is Linux (Ubuntu 9.04) if ...
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Possible Hack with FTP - What are the solutions?

I was reading the FTP rfc and hence had this idea. Suppose there are several public ftp servers that allow anonymous user login. I open a control connection on port 21 to each of these servers. Now ...
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How to Make Cyberduck Open Directly into an FTP Server

I recently setup an FTP server and would like Cyberduck to open it directly when it opens. How can I do this?
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Batch file to poll a folder for new files

I want to write a batch file which is triggered whenever a new file is added to a particular folder. I can schedule a task using schtasks. But I am looking for a solution based upon interrupt kind ...
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Ftp freezes despite connection seems allright

I am trying to connect to a an ftp through command line using ftp ftpperso.free.fr I am then prompted for username and password. I get this message 230 User username logged in. Remote system ...
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How to edit FTP files with VIM and avoid typing the hostname everytime?

I need to edit remote files with vim, that are on a FTP server. THere's no SSH or SFTP access. Just FTP. I've tried syncing via curlftpfs, the files appeared in a local dir, but i cannot write to ...
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Why is file transfer to the phone via WiFi so slow?

I have two computers, C and W. C connects to the router with a cable W with wifi. Transferring a 355MB file between C and W takes 62 seconds, 5.7 MB/sec. LAN and FTP speed is the same. Copying the ...
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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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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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Copying large number of files accross home network - crashing

I'm trying to copy a number of files from one machine to another on a wireless home network. There are around 5,000 files, each roughly 3-5 MB (mp3s). My problem is that the network keeps crashing ...
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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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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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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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Trouble trying to unmount ftp connection in Ubuntu 10.04

I can't unmount an ftp connection in my ubuntu by clicking on the unmount option in the GUI. The only solution that works for me is restarting the machine. Is there a command or some other trick ...
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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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Active FTP connection is timing out

I am troubleshooting an issue with the ftp connection from a specific client to the server. Set it to passive mode is unfortunately not an option. I am using ncftp in debugging mode to test the ...
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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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Who creates /home/<user>/Public every (boot) time?

I have a debian squeeze machine on which, after every boot, there is an empty directory "Public" (yes, capital P) in all the /home-Folders. It obviously looks SMB- or FTP-related, but I can't figure ...
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Enable FTP on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Server

There is a LAN comprising several mac machines (iMac, Mac Pro, macbook etc.), Airport Express router and Mac Mini Server running OS X Server 10.8 (Mountain Lion Server). I need to share a folder on ...
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FTP download speed drops after a few dl's [closed]

For 2 and a half year, I've downloaded, on average, 2-3 GB of data per day from this FTP server (astronomy data from an observatory - nothing illegal). Since Saturday I've been experiencing a weird ...
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Security risks in passing passwords in ftp urls

What are the security risks in passing passwords in ftp URLs. For instance internet explorer takes in a url of the form ftp://username:password@someserver.com. Is the url transmitted in plain text? ...
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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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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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List differences between remote folder (sftp) and local one

I wish to find a windows program (preferably with GUI) that will compare recursively a remote folder (SFTP) and a local one. I would like it to list all the files and folders that are different, ...