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

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How do I unpack .zip via FTP on Windows 8

I uploaded this .zip file using FTPRush to some FTP, now I need it to unpack, but can't figure out how. On FTPRush there's this command prompt when you click CTRL+R it's titled Send Raw Command to ...
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Windows 7 GUI-based FTP client can not get directory listing to vsftpd server

Client OS = Windows 7 ftp clients I've tried: GUI-Based = Filezilla, cuteftp, and coreftp The command line utility that comes with windows works and has no issues connecting to the FTP server or ...
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Efficient File Sharing with Synology NAS

I am using a Synology DS213. Before I got a new router I could transfer files very quick over the windows explorer. After getting a new router nothing seems to work for me. - Over Windows Explorer I ...
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Giving remote access to files for only a single directory on a Linux server

I need to give a user named "Bert" access to one directory (/var/www/application/thisDirectory/) on my Linux server. Initially, I tried to use FTP (actually SSH). My first thought was to chroot Bert ...
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Filezilla duplicate files at download

I've got a strange behavior with Filezilla and I hope someone is able to help me. When I download large amounts of data via ftp, Filezilla is showing a prompt, that the file is already downloaded and ...
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what is %username% in FTP

I just made a script to upload important files, but there are more then 1 user on my computer and I want it to upload the user that is using the program.. so like in cmd I tried to do something like ...
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FileZilla stomps all over rbash and scponly

Pretty straightforward question: I've got a stock Ubuntu install on a server and I'm trying to only allow certain users to scp files to their own home directories. I read up on rbash and scponly for ...
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Is there a way to store more website information in WinSCP?

FileZilla Windows FTP Client Below is a screenshot from FileZilla, you will notice one of it;s best features is that it allows you to store anything in the notes section. I often use this notes ...
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Move files from one server directly to another server without writing to PC disk

Forgive me if I word this Poorly. I'm working with a Linux desktop and several ESXi hosts. Lets name my desktop Desk-1 and the ESXi hosts ESXi-1 and ESXi-2 for simplicity's sake. I'd like to move ...
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Batch: backup, then delete old backup

I have a batch script that runs hourly. It connects to an FTP server, downloads a backup file, then deletes the oldest backup (backups are kept for 4hours by default). This is supposed to insulate our ...
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Anyone familiar with FTP/Filezilla?

I bought a home security camera. It's a Dlink DCS-5010L It has a motion sensor feature. And every time that motion sensor is triggered, it takes snap shots. And it has an option to send those ...
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cURL very long delay before starting download from ftp

I'm trying to write a script to download a file, convert it, then execute a program on the converted file. For some reason curl takes over 1 minute to start the file transfer. Command: curl ...
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FTP how to delete empty folders (only)

I need delete (automatically, recursively) lot of empty directories on server (there are non-empty dirs too). I have FTP access only (no SSH etc.). Exist some client, which can do this? Preferably ...
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raspberry pi. listening for command from servers

I have a raspberry pi that is attached to the same network as a few servers. Now I want to monitor these servers in a really basic way. I have written a program which does some checks on the server ...
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WINSCP: task scheduler not working but is working when executed from winscp console?

I have been trying to run a task scheduler named "Backup" that downloads the specified file from the FTP server to my local directory. When I executed the command manually from the winscp console it ...
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Upload the whole directory with ftp from command line [duplicate]

I've got this .bat file: ftp -s:commands.txt commands.txt: open www.domain.nl username password cd path/to/upload/to/ prompt how can I now upload the folder where I ran the .bat to the server? ...
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FTP not working on FreeNAS

I'm trying to set up some client user accounts for FTP access to our FreeNAS server. SFTP works, but FTP does not. E.g., I created a user client, with home folder /mnt/raid-5x3/alpha/ftp/client1 ...
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Trouble Connecting to FTP Server on Android Smartphone

I do hope that I'm asking this in the correct community; the question, I think, has mostly to do with network topology. I'm trying to use FTPuse to setup a volume letter to my Android smartphone, but ...
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OSX Terminal: FTP upload only if file size different

I am currently using FileZilla to backup my Documents. The manual procedure for this is as follows: Sign in to FTP using username and password Open Documents folder on FTP site Drag documents from ...
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sFTP works on my new file server running Ubuntu Server - should I install an FTP server (e.g. vsftpd)?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server for the first time followed by LAMP. My plan is to have a separate computer to host my websites. So, next step I wanted to allow for FTP uploading. I'd heard of FTP ...
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FTP File display works in filezilla, but lists blank in other apps? (Centos 6/vsftpd/ssh)

So had to basically re install entire server, lost everything, but I am trying to add this one script that has a custom installer that uploads the FTP files directly through its self extracting ...
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Apache+mod_ftp - how to set up FTP without altering “/” directory?

I have a WAMP on Apache 2.2 configured, up and running, now I have to add FTP functionality to it. Apparently the only solution that's available without compiling is mod_ftp, and good thing the server ...
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Second FTP Server On Subdomain [closed]

I've my own domain name that I'm trying to set up with two FTP servers. (I have two totally independent FTP servers I want to be able to access.) I set one to run on the standard port, 21, and the ...
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Failed to open stream: No such file or directory

I have made a backup of all archives from ftp, deleted them all them copied all folders to the same place. Now I got this error: Warning: require(/../private/shADMIN/fuel/app/bootstrap.php): failed ...
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FTP user permissions Ubuntu

I have a question about ftp rights on Ubuntu. I want to give a user only permission on 2 or more directories. The user may only see this directories. What file do I need to edit and what do I need to ...
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Can't connect from winXP in Virtual Box to ftp on my linux host

I've try to connect to my host system (which is Xubuntu) that run ftp server, ftp://10.0.2.2/ I use default ftp built in WindowsXP: error (I only have Polish version): Wystąpił błąd podczas ...
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What's the exact difference between storage sharing, ftp server and media server? (tp-link router)

Can someone properly explain? As I can understand in all three cases you just connect usb hdd to router and.. What's the exact difference between 'em? I did search it in google but with no success. ...
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Qnap NAS FTP server connection timeout when trying to transfer file

I just got a new ASUS router and am having trouble with the FTP service on my Qnap NAS, that had previously been working great on the old router. I can connect to the FTP on the internet-facing IP ...
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web interface for server-to-server file transfer [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to transfer files between two servers. I currently ssh into one server and use rsync inside a screen session to initiate a transfer from the other host. This works, but I'm ...
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Raspberry Pi as server - stuck with users and groups

I just installed an apache2 server with php5 and mysql on my RPi (Raspbian Wheezy). I followed this tutorial: tutorial link Everything went well, even the file transfer via FTP (FileZilla). I ...
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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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chown: changing ownership not permitted, even though running as root

I managed to configure my Raspberry Pi as an FTP server with ProFTPD. The only problem is, I can´t upload and rename files and Windows Explorer says: 350 File or directory exists,ready for ...
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Hosting ftp in LAN fail filezilla--Error:Failed to retrieve directory listing

I want to transfer files between computers in my home LAN using filezilla. I set up the ftp server and try to connect from the client. The connection is established, as can be seen on both server ...
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Connection to FileZilla FTP Server Works, but Fails Directory Listing

I am trying to set up a local FTP server in my house. Whenever I connect to the account on the computer that hosts the server, everything works, but when I try connecting on another computer, the ...
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NAT - FTPS (Error : Failed to retrieve directory list)

I have setup ftp server (Ubuntu 13.04 / Picuntu 4.4) using vsftpd. The plain FTP works perfectly fine. In order to secure the connection, I added ssl encryption. The server accepts the login ...
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Symfony2 app deployment on FTP server

I need to deploy symfony2 app on ftp server. I know I have to copy all project files here (or maybe there are more solutions)? Question is, how can I create doctrine database scheme? sorry for dummy ...
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Downloading from FTP using wildcards on Command Line

We access an FTP site that has files on it, saved daily with the date in the form YYYYMMDD. What I am trying to do is run FTP in the command line to download all files with YYYYMMDD in them. Currently ...
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Filezilla and Notepad++

I'm trying to "Edit" a file from my Filzilla FTP and it opens in Notepad++ just fine, but when it opens it prompts me: C:\Program Files (x86)\FileZilla FTP Client\-open doesn't exist. Create it? ...
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FTP connection suddenly stopped working

I was working on my server one minute, the next minute for what appears to be no reason at all, i can't connect to any of my servers via FTP. I've been trying for 4 hours so far to find a solution. ...
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Debian VPS server - backup

I'm trying to backup my VPS-server (debian 6) to new Router FTP server. Past (stable backup to my PC - windows FTP): I had backup of my VPS-server to my home-PC over Internet. I used "Filesystem ...
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Connect to local ftp server via wireless connection

I have created a local FTP server on Windows 7 and now I want to enable wireless feature on this FTP server. I want my clients to connect to my FTP via local wireless. How can i do this?
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lftp - mirror and wildcards

Is there anyway to use wildcards ("*") when using mirror command? I know there is a mget command, which is simply the same as get, but one can use wildcards with it. Is there something equivelant to ...
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vsftpd: 500 OOPS: could not bind listening IPv4 socket

I will use vsftpd as a ftp server. I did all changes on /etc/vsftpd.conf. These changes are (according to digitalocean): anonymous_enable=NO write_enable=YES local_enable=YES chroot_local_user=YES ...
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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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I uploaded a few big files with ftp and they're corrupted/incomplete

I used FileZilla to upload big files and I just left it there to do its things, I shouldn't have. Today I checked how it was going and apparently every upload failed at the end with an error like ...
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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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How do I automatically transfer files from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to Windows?

I am planning to transfer files automatically (by automatically, I mean without trigger from the user) from my Ubuntu (in VMWare Workstation 8) to Windows (not the VMWare's host so I can't use sharing ...
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Mapping FTP folder LAN

I've old computer with probably Windows CE connected with LAN. I can view folder and files on old computer, by typing ftp://10.0.0.3 in explorer (windows 7). I'd like to backup folder DATA from ...
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Info on a specific site [duplicate]

As John asked here: How to mirror ENTIRELY a website with wget do you have to know the ftp username and password to download the entire site?
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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 ...