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

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Fastest way to upload a file? via FTP or POST?

I have a file around 1-50 MB. I want to upload it to my server (website). In my website I don't need to log in, all I have to do is send $_POST informations directly to the main page for the file to ...
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Stop/refuse SSH access to a EC2 server

I have converted my PEM file to a PPK file and I can successfully connect to the EC2 through Putty or Filezilla using the private key. Lets say we have a scenario: I request a new PEM and give the ...
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linux ftp script to: upload folder script, check uploads, cron, send a email report [on hold]

this my first post if is a duplicate, please apologies. Situation: I need to upload a folder and all the files it contains to a ftp folder, every day. escenario: the customer folder isnot on my ...
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Connecting to FileZilla FTP Server on XAMPP localhost with Dreamweaver

I am running XAMPP 1.7.4. I've installed the FileZilla FTP server and I'm running it as a service. I created a user and when I connect as that user with the FileZilla client, I have no trouble ...
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How to upload multiple files to FTP from linux server?

I have for example database backups in my linux server and I would like to write a script to upload it to remote FTP. I tried put command, but it can only transfer one file at a time. Then tried mput ...
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Why can I not establish an SSH/SFTP connection from my Windows 8.1 computer?

I'm on a windows 8.1, 64bit machine. I cannot get a connection vis SSH or SFTP. Yesterday I was connecting without issue. I have tried using: Aptana, WinSCP, Putty and FileZilla. I cann connect to ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server (pure-ftpd) with SSL/TLS enabled

I have two machines inside my private network: one running Ubuntu 10.04 with pure-ftpd FTP server with SSL/TLS enabled, and another running Windows 7. I have configured my FTP server for SSL/TLS for ...
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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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Why isn't my FTP server saving files properly?

I'm using Notepad++ with it's FTP functionality to edit files on my local machine. I also have FileZilla server running on my local machine which I am connecting to. I know this is a strange way of ...
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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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Ubuntu vsftpd: How to allow user to ftp to /etc, /var, etc.? [closed]

How do I allow a user to access "all" directories thru FTP? Basically I'd like ftp access to /etc, /var, /dev, /home etc.
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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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Mounting FTP as filesystem in debian using curlftpfs

I am trying to mount a FTP as filesystem in debian using curlftpfs. What I get after running curlftpfs -o allow_other username:password@ftp.server.com /mnt/myftp/ is just: fuse: failed to open ...
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Auto transfer files in FTP with FileZilla

I want to auto transfer my files to my server after saving them, like in Dreamweaver and Notepad++. As of today i need to confirm the process before FileZilla transfers the files. Is there a solution ...
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FTP credentials for 'localhost'?

How do you figure out your FTP credentials for your local computer? I have apache set up on snow leopard and I am running a local install of Wordpress...I would just like to install plugins via the ...
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How to schedule a connection via FTP to syncronize remote files with local files in my computer?

I needto schedule a connection via FTP to syncronize remote files with local files in my computer. I have a website and I need to sync the remote files with my local files in my computer. Best ...
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FTP error 425 failed to establish connection

Getting "ftp error 425 failed to establish connection" when trying to connect to ftp server. Tried 2 ftp clients on 3 machines on same network and none work. However FTP works from home / mobile ...
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Upload a file to ftp/another Web server with batch

I need to upload a file using batch commands. I can either upload it to an ftp server or another form of Web server (hfs)
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FileZilla FTP server provides a help to commands even before user authenticates

I have a Windows 7 computer running FileZilla server. I was reading my logs a while back, and took note of an odd excerpt which I do not understand. 199)10/28/2014 23:07:57 PM - (not logged in) ...
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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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FTP upload stalls at same point every time on FileZilla

On two different FTP accounts, I am having problems uploading files. I can login and see the contents of the dir, and start an upload. Using Filezilla the transfer seems to always stall at either 0.9% ...
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IIS FTP Folder Access Issues (550)

I'm trying to connect to our FTP on an IIS server and I'm having issues viewing files/folders. My manager is able to connect with no issues and it's been a long time since he set it up. We added a ...
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windows ftp skip file if it already exists

I have a little script in windows that opens up a connection to a web server and downloads all the files using mget. However , the mget constantly downloads the files even if they already exist. Is ...
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SFTP over VPN - Can upload but not download

When I'm working from home I need to upload/download files using SFTP over a VPN to the remote web server. Without the VPN I cannot connect, which is correct as connections are blocked from unknown ...
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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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Creating a Global FTP access with Local ADSL IP [duplicate]

i'm a windows 7 user. i want to create a ftp for people out of network downloading my 30gig of data. I'm wondering if there is a way i can create my own ftp with global access. i have a local ftp ...
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What is this Filezilla Connections Timeout setting for?

What is this setting for, please? (I'm not having much luck finding the documentation on it)
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Issue in using wget to get files from ftp - unlink:unlink: No such file or directory

I am using the wget to recursively download files from ftp server. I am using the following command. wget -r ftp://username:password@ftp.servername.com//path/to/directory/ .... Logging in as xxxxxx ...
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Upload folder with cURL and FTP using Batch file on Windows?

I am trying to upload a whole folder, including it's sub-folders and files to a folder on my server from a Windows batch (.bat) file. Below is the command I have for the Upload part... curl -T ...
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FTP tranfer is kept on hold

I've set up a PROFTP server on a CentOS 7 machine. And I am accessing it from other machines (with windows servers) to send files to it. I've created some rules to only enable to STOR files to a ...
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Setup IIS 7 as FTP Server that is connectable outside of my local network

I was able to setup an FTP site that I was able to access via ftp://127.0.0.1/ or my local(static) ip. To do this I followed these instructions (with the exception that I did not bind to 127.0.0.1 as ...
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Move Files on Remote FTP Server

When connected to an ftp server with the Windows command line FTP client, is there any way to copy or move a file from one directory on the server, to another directory also on the server? Ideally, ...
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FTP - 425 Can't open data connection (Active Mode does not work)

I've researched this topic throughly as to what Active mode is and why I hit the infamous 425 Can't open data connection. error but after all the documentation and tutorials and forums on the internet ...
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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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Does Xampp come with an FTP client?

I'm using Xampp as my solution stack. I can see it has Apache, MySQL, Filezilla, Mercury and Tomcat modules. I need to upload some files to my web server so need an FTP client. Does Xampp come with ...
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How do I set the FTP home directory of a certain user to the “root folder” in Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 14 with vsftpd installed in a VirtualBox. I'm using FileZilla for the client. Basically what I want is the user to have access (rw) to all the "base" directory (bin, dev, home, var, ...
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How to connect to a ftp server running on different network

I am running a ftp server (port:21) on my windows 7 PC connected to a legacy LAN Router-2 and is having a IP 192.168.42.211 whereas the Router-2 is having IP 192.168.0.2 which in turn is connected to ...
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Prevent Caching in Windows FTP (Explorer)

Windows Explorer's FTP functionality appears to be caching downloaded files, such that when I drag drop (to download) the same file again, it's not downloading the latest version from the FTP server. ...
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FTP Not Connected - Can't input user credentials

I'm trying to download a file from a Linux server via FTP from Windows command line. I've successfully downloaded the file with FileZilla (same server, same file), but I want to do it in cmd.exe. ...
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properly not using root login for permissions with ftp

First off, I have a strong belief that I am trying to solve this issue with the entirely wrong point of view, so please, feel free to yell at me about how entirely wrong I am. My problem is that my ...
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FTP clients uploading random blank files (OS X)

I'm a web developer and a few weeks ago I started to see a weird issue when uploading files to a server via FTP. Some files, apparently randomly, are being uploaded as 0kb empty files. At first I ...
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KDE's dolphin for Windows

I like using KDE's Dolphin on Linux. Two important things that it can do are: Open FTP and other locations like regular folders, including opening files for editing Split the explorer window into ...
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Cannot ping a computer but can ssh, ftp, http, etc. to it

I have a small computer that I mainly use as a file server, web server, and just general purpose server computer. It is running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS. This computer is at my parents' home while ...
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How to move files on a filesystem remotely without downloading and then uploading the content on the client?

I have a home server box set up running Windows 7 that is usually managed remotely (either from the local network or an external network) and there are often times that there is a requirement to be ...
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Which is better? SFTP or FTPS

I've heard it from some sources that SFTP is preferable to FTPS. If this is the case, I'm wondering why exactly.
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Unable to connect my filezilla ftp server, returns error 421 Login Incorrect

I have a internet connection with live ip. I have forwarded routers port 21 to my local server, where I have installed FileZilla FTP server. It works fine in local environment, but when I try to ...
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How to make shortcut to ftp site open in windows explorer not IE

Running windows7 i have a shortcut to an FTP site. When you make this shortcut and point it to a location like ftp://127.0.0.1/ it automatically defaults to opening in Internet Explorer. This is not ...
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FTP Connection with a WAMP server

I downloaded and installed the latest version of WAMP package to my PC, and what I want to do is to connect it using FTP. How to do this?
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FTP error Ubunto client uClinux 2.4.31 server

I getting a very odd behavior when connectiong by FTP from a Ubuntu 14.04 FTP client to a uClinux 2.4.31 server. The oddest is that using the Windows XP FTP clients works perfectly. Here are the ...
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How to set default FTP handler in Windows 7?

In Windows 7, I have installed the Firefox browser, which apparently registers itself as the default FTP handler, but doesn't handle FTP very well. How can I make FTP links open in Internet Explorer, ...