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

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Why do upload speeds require time to build up?

When working on a remote server, I notice that when uploading small files (let's say 0.1 - 0.2 MB) I get significantly slower transfer rates than when uploading larger files (1MB +). It seems like ...
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Firewall setup for ftp traffic on Windows Server

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 which needs to retrieve some files through FTP from a different device. If I turnoff the firewall completely, the transfer is successful. With the firewall up, the ...
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Is SFTP without keys still better than FTP?

I have a question regarding SFTP and security. Is using SFTP without keys, still more secure (eg. encrypted) than plain FTP?
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How to include full e-mail address in “ftp://” line in Windows folder?

As an easy way to interact with an FTP server, Windows supports typing URLs in the Address section in any folder. Problem is, the FTP server I need to connect to requires a full e-mail address, and ...
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What's the best way to use Filezilla's bookmarks / site manager?

I have several different sites on different servers at any given time. I'm currently using Filezilla as my ftp client, but I can't seem to figure out how the bookmarks are supposed to work. I've tried ...
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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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How to set up a FTP Server for multiple users with their separate directories?

I have to set up a FTP server so that different people can log in to the server using a username and a password. Also, each user Should have their own directories Other user's directories should ...
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Encoding # in FTP user/password within URL

I am trying to access a password-protected ftp site. I have user "foo" pass "pass#1" When I enter them directly, it works. I am now trying to craft a single URL that contains the user/pass within (e....
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How to download images from FTP to local folder using WinSCP command Line

I am trying to use the WinSCP command line to access an FTP Server. Then download all JPEG's in the root folder and download them to a local folder on my C: drive. Example of my script below. >"C:...
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What's the real security risk in VSFTPD of pasv_promiscuous=yes?

In VSFTPD, the default for pasv_promiscuous is "NO", and the man page indicates: Only enable if you know what you are doing! The only legitimate use for this is in some form of secure tunnelling ...
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“Protocol error: Unknown protocol identifier” after changing FileZilla server admin interface port number

I have download FileZilla server and I am trying to create a server using the FileZilla software. I have used a new port add a user and from the FileZilla client I tried to enter to the server. ...
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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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Can I create a .torrent file that will download files from an webhost ftp?

I have a webhost that lets me have ftp accounts for large file transfers. I can use vuze in OS X to create a torrent fine...but I don't know how (or with the more research I do if it's possible) to ...
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Can't connect any FTP servers from my desktop

I've recently purchased VPS and setup virtualmin with all dependencies. I can reach my website, and I can connect via SSH to the server, but I can't connect with ftp from my desktop. When I'm using ...
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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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Images Stuck on Server

I've run into a strange problem with images being "stuck" on the server. The problem began when I uploaded an updated picture via FTP (I use Cyberduck for Mac) to override the picture. This didn't ...
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How do I download/copy 15,000 folders from an FTP server to local machine on Windows?

I want to download around 15,000 folders not files from an FTP server to my remote drive. I have FTP software but it’s time consuming to do a batch transfer with it. So I am looking for a command ...
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Using Tor SOCKS5 proxy with FTP clients (FileZilla)

I am working on an FTP server that doesn't accept connections from any IP (including my home one). I tried to use FileZilla and FireFTP with Tor (using SOCKS5). They both connect, but they fail to ...
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Mac OS X will only upload zero-byte files through FTP

I'm using Mac OS X Lion and I've been having this problem with FTP (any FTP client, mind you. I tried Transmit, FileZilla, Cyberduck and the Terminal, all with the same result) I can browse files in ...
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Freeware FTP client with batch processing support [closed]

Is there a freeware FTP client with batch processing support? I have 50 IP addresses that I need to upload to. How do I make this as simple as possible?
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Can I specify a destination with the ftp get command?

For example, like Windows COPY "source" "target"? or is it two steps? Use get to download to current directory Then do a copy to move to another location on my computer?
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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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Force curl to download an empty file

In a bash script, I am using curl command on linux to download files from a FTP server. The command I am using is the following (the information about the FTP server connexion is stored in a .netrc ...
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Why doesn't Emacs FTP work for certain sites in Ubuntu?

This is really confusing me, because however much I search I don't seem to be able to come across this problem on Google. I'm trying to edit files on a web server using Emacs Ange-FTP on Ubuntu. I ...
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Unable to find local files when using FTP

I'm trying to create a plain FTP file and a batch file for my colleagues to use to upload som zipped files to a database. The problem I run into is, when connected to the server, I cannot reach my ...
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FTP upload/download freezing and generally slow

I've got 100 mbps and can download from Steam with about 8-12 MB/s. Also I have an upload speed of 4-5 MB/s but those speeds are never actually used while doing something using FTP. The maximum ...
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FTP Deleting folder Permission Denied

I'm testing my Android FTP Client app and for that i'm using my computer as an ftp server using python's pyftpdlib library. My client is implemented using appache library. I'm encountering problems ...
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vsftpd 530 permission denied CentOS6.7

I'm running CentOS 6.7 and I'm trying to successfully establish an FTP connection using vsftpd. Please point me in the right direction! Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome ...
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Does Edge support ftp?

When trying to resolve a different problem I found that accessing an ftp-site I already have working as a network location in my windows file explorer, I found that Edge does not access the ftp server ...
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Sending files with continous hex pattern via FTP causes corruption

I'm experiencing very difficult to diagnose problem, which causes file corruption on files I'm uploading. Corruption happens to many files which contain continuous hexagonal pattern (like thousands ...
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FTP with TLS doesn't work, nor can I change port in pure-ftpd

I have been having problems with my ftp server that I have tried fixing for over a week now. My configuration: I am running Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi. My ftp server is pure-ftpd, and I'm running ...
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Downloading all files in a directory with ftp command

I am trying to download all of the files in a directory using the FTP command on Windows (Windows Server 2012 R2). Here is what I am running from the ftp command: open myurl.com myusername mypassword ...
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proftpd, 530 Login Incorrect

I'm trying to set up proftpd to run some tests (not production, lab tests) and would like it to accept users and root user. According to the manual proftpd uses the system user list. However all my ...
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Quicker way to download files from FTP server in Google Chrome

Let's say I am browsing an ftp server, and there is a ton of files I want to download. Usually I go about it by [Right-Click link] + [Click "Save link as.."] + [Click "Save"] While this works, ...
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How to open files (music, videos) from FTP directly from Explorer ( Windows Vista)

I have two computers. On the first I have Debian and on the second I have Windows Vista. I've set up vsftpd in Debian and connected to it from Vista. I'm browsing the FTP directory from Windows ...
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Some FTP folders not visible to client

I ran into a very interesting issue today. In my directory I have: hearts laptops pets scaledBU spotlights Each of those are directories. I created these directories using FileZilla but they are ...
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Why are uploads maxing out CPU?

Some odd behaviour ... when sending / uploading files, my CPU usage goes to about 100%; Activity Monitor reports 'Kernel Task' as the culprit. I first noticed this when sending emails in Mail, but it ...
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FTP access stuck on FEAT command most of the time

Most of the times when I try to FTP to my VPS the log looks something like this: 27/06/2011 22:08:06 Stat> Connected. 27/06/2011 22:08:06 Recv> 220 Microsoft FTP Service 27/06/2011 22:08:06 ...
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On demand upload server

I'm looking for a simple application which will do something like Allow user to sign up for an ftp account -> ask admin for approval -> create ftp account for that user now it doesn't have to ...
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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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Cyberduck Replacement?

Now that I've upgraded my Mac OS X to Snow Leopard, Cyberduck does not work. What are some good replacements? I would like to have both ftp and sftp compatibilities.
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Ftp put breaks my gif ?

Using the following script, I upload gifs on my ftp server. The scripts seems to work, but when I tried to access the image in my browser they are broken. Any idea why ? #!/bin/sh ...
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Latest file from ftp server using wget or some other way

How can I download the latest file available in ftp server using wget. If I am using the below command it is giving all the files. wget ftp://id%3Apassword@ftpserver/dir/* Regards, Ram.
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Resume file transfers between 2 Windows PCs, no ftp

I'm looking for an alternative to FTP for transferring big files between 2 windows PCs. In this case; The local PC is windows 7 The remote PC is windows 2003 SBS Due to some problems can't ...
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Why can't I use my own ftp.exe?

I've been trying to configure FTP in Emacs22 on Windows XP, and I read here that the Windows ftp program wasn't up to scratch, and to replace it with this GNU one. That worked fine on my home computer,...
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How do I check the outcome of a ftp script with a bat file? [closed]

I have a .bat file that runs a ftp script, grabbing files from the server and copying them to my machine. Works great. I now want this .bat file to report if any of these errors occured. If you ...
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FTP and Notepad++

I've been using UltraEdit for several years now, but after upgrading to Windows 7, I decided to try out Notepad++ instead. It seems pretty similar and pretty powerful, but one of the best features of ...
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Is there any way I can check if FTP server is running on a particular server?

How to check if ftp server is running on a particular server ? For example I want to know if there is ftp server running for the IP xxx.xxx.xxx.xx. Is there any way I can get the information ? Name ...
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Why can't I use the 'size' command in FTP?

I made a screenshot of my operation as below on Windows XP. As the remotehelp says, the size command should be implemented. But I got a invalid command. How can I fix this problem?