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

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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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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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Delete all files inside a directory over FTP with BASH

I try to delete all files from a directory on a remote FTP server with BASH. I was only able to delete the files and the folder, but not just clearing a folder out.. :/
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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Transfer file to Amazon S3 from web server

How do I transfer a tarball from my web server (e.g. http://example.com/backup.tar.gz) to an Amazon S3 bucket? Do I have to download it locally and upload it?
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Windows 7 add ftp location to Favorites in Windows Explorer

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, and am trying to add a local FTP location to my Windows explorer favorites. For some reason, when I've browsed to say ftp://localaddr, and right click on ...
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FTP shortcuts to another folder

How can I create shortcut from one ftp folder to another using SFTP client such as WinSCP with Putty? For example, application path is /home/primary/webapps/appication/ We have created new user with ...
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How to automatically upload changed files over FTP

I have an IDE PyCharm for editing a Django application I am working on now. It has no FTP access and I work with a local copy of my application. Then I have to upload changed files to my production ...
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Transfer many Gigabytes between two servers

I have a big problem. I have to move data from an old Webspace which is only accessible by ftp. The new root server is accessible by ssh of course. I need to move all the data from the old space but ...
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“connect to server” for KDE

Everybody knows the Gnome program (I can remember the package name right now, or if it's Nautilus itself) that gives us the menu "connect to server" that we can login in a remove ftp, ssh, windows, ...
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how to close open ftp connections?

I use FileZilla, and I thought when a session ended, it automatically closed the ftp connection, but that doesn't appear to have happened because now I'm getting a "530 Sorry, the maximum number of ...
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Download contents of FTP but only first 10meg of each file?

I have an FTP of very large files scattered among smaller files. I want to download the entire FTP contents, but limit the amount downloaded for each file to 10meg or so. So all files less than 10 ...
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Mac OS X problem starting FTP from preferences

When I try to enable the FTP service in the preferences (File Sharing->Options->Share Files and Folders Using FTP) the check box enables and then disables again. The console is giving me the message ...
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FileZilla not working on Server 2008 R2

I'm battling to get FileZilla working on Server 2008 R2. Until this morning, I had one 2008 and one XP machine, and always just used the XP one for FTP. I now have two 2008 machines and no FTP client. ...
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Automatically sync directories via FTP during off hours?

I would like COMPUTER_A to sync anything found in a specific directory, with my FTP server, COMPUTER_B, but only during off hours. I would like it to automatically resume if the computer is rebooted. ...
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Open ftp:// links with nautilus

This question is exactly what is says on the tin. At the moment, with default settings, all ftp:// links (even bookmarks in the Places menu created with "Connect to Server", which opens in Nautilus ...
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FTP Synchronization software for Mac or PC

I've been using FTP Synchronizer for awhile and generally have had pretty good results with it. But, I've just moved to a Mac full-time (at work as well as home now) so want to get a native client if ...
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How do I make Emacs remember my FTP logins (on Windows)

I've followed the instructions here on making a .netrc file to store my FTP logins. I don't know where to put this file though. I've tried it in various places, but Emacs doesn't seem to recognise it. ...
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Cannot Execute FTP commands using ftp.exe client on AWS EC2 Windows Instance

I am trying to use ftp.exe from powershell for ftp connection. I can login to ftp server through credential but when I run any command it through "500 Illegal PORT command. 425 Use PORT or PASV ...
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Filezilla connection - port blocked?

Since this morning I am unable to make a update with many files (i try to update the piwikinstallation, requires me to upload about 24mb). After a while, filezilla gets the answer from server, that ...
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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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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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What types or standards exist for (S)FTP proxy authentication and usage?

I develop and support a program which uses (S)FTP to download files to corporate servers. Corporate clients often require my program to go through a proxy rather than connecting directly. ...
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ftp program that can perform the same operation on multiple servers

If I have 5 servers, and each server has the exact same file structure, is there a ftp program that can replicate the same operation on all the servers? e.g.: /wwwroot/site1/ Now if I want to copy ...
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Linux FTP User Directory Access Restriction?

I'm setting up the SFTP with different users. I simply need to strict some users to be given stricted Folder Access. General users to access the whole Main FTP Directory normally: ...
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Filezilla: How to refresh a FTP folder automatically

I'm using Filezilla to check if new files arrived in different folder on a FTP. But I always have to do a refresh of the folder manually with F5. When I click on a folder that I already clicked ...
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PureFTPd is using ports above 50000 even with PassivePortRange specified

I have installed the pure-ftpd package with PureFTP 1.0.24 on Ubuntu 10.04 using apt-get. Even though, this is the default port range, I've added the file /etc/pure-ftpd/conf/PassivePortRange ...
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Get size of folders on an FTP Server recursively

I have an FTP Server where a large number of files/folders are stored. I would like to see how much is stored in each of the folders (including it's subfolders). Is there a way to do this? I.e. get ...
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Windows - ftp.exe - Sending Multiple Files

How do you send multiple files using ftp.exe? How do you send multiple files of the same file extension? I tried using "mput", as the help for ftp.exe says that command is for sending multiple ...