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

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Free program to sync folder with FTP? [closed]

My business partner has a lot of files that he needs to sync to our website's private folder so that I can download the changes. We really need a good tool that can keep these sync'd. I have tried a ...
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Keeping local windows folder in sync with remote ftp folder in real time [closed]

I know it has been asked before, but I would like it to happen in real time and transparently (without the need to open a separate FTP client such as FileZilla). For example, if I edit a text file in ...
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Best method of transferring files over internet? [closed]

I have a small server(running Ubuntu 9.10) at my (parent's) house and will be leaving it there once I go to college this fall. Currently I'm using samba to transfer files between computers, but I was ...
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FTPS versus SFTP versus SCP

I would like to know exactly what the difference is between the following protocols: FTPS, SFTP, and SCP. For instance Unix has an scp tool, FileZilla offers FTP and SFTP, whereas JetBrains PhpStorm ...
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What is the way to use FTP and Notepad++ (without using its build-in FTP or a FTP client like FileZilla)?

I use Notepad++ for more than 2 years now, and there's only 1 thing that it needs for me to be perfect: a actually-working-ftp-plugin. It has an FTP plugin, written by someone that meanwhile left the ...
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Command-line FTP function does not work

I am using Windows 7 and have multiple FTP client applications working without any problem. However, when I use command-line FTP, I can get connected, log in (after entering user name and password), ...
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Keep ftp folder sync'd with windows folder

I'm trying to get my Continuous Integration system working from start to finish in the dev environment. Unfortunately, the last step after publish is copying the folder to an offsite server which I ...
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How do I FTP multiple files from the command line?

I would like to FTP the contents of a directory, but I can't seem to find the right way to use a wildcard. It seems like this would be a common thing to do; is my whole approach wrong? The command is ...
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FileZilla FTP to AWS EC2 Windows Server 2012 Instance: Failed to retrieve directory listing

I am running FileZilla FTP Server on an Amazon Web Services EC2 Windows Server 2012 Instance, and want to FTP in from my home PC using FileZilla Client. I followed these instructions, but using user ...
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Syncronizing files over FTP

I need to syncronize files in my computer with server to which I have only FTP access. So I can't use rsync (that would need at least SFTP, but the only channel available for me is plain vanilla FTP). ...
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Can I upload an entire folder using FTP?

I need to upload a full folder using FTP. Is there is any option for transferring a folder and all of its contents at once?
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FTP - 530 Sorry, the maximum number of clients…?

My problem is that my FTP work great, except when I upload files on a particular client server! On this server it happens that some files are uploaded fine and others not. They stop halfway through ...
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How do I send a file with FileZilla from the command line?

I have a batch file that builds an application, and then I want to upload it to an FTP server from the command line. Considering I do the upload manually with FileZilla, is there a command line for ...
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Recovering corrupted files uploaded in wrong FTP mode

Some files were uploaded in the wrong mode to the FTP (via command line). I believe I have some binary files that were uploaded in TEXT mode and now I cannot open them. I dont have access to the ...
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FTP client on windows that save session password in encrypted text [closed]

Filezilla or WinSCP save password in plain text which is unsecured on public machines. Is there any FTP client can save and encrypt password so that people using it only can access to FTP but not able ...
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Connection to FileZilla FTP server works, but directory listing fails

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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Is there an absolutely idiot-proof Windows FTP client?

Scenario: you have an FTP server. You want someone who isn't very good at computers who is on Windows to upload something to that server. Most of the Windows FTP clients I've seen are quite ...
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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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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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Using FTP to update files on a server

I know the FTP username and password for a site we own and need to know how we can update some files on the server. It seems quite a small thing to do and I'd like to have a go at doing it myself. A ...
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How to take FileZilla credentials from the software's interface?

Hi I use FileZilla to transfer files to the server via FTP. I connected to FileZilla from my computer months ago. I entered the server address, port & administration password on to the startup ...
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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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FTP connection breaks constantly at certain point

I'm trying to connect to a particular ftp server via WinSCP and the connection always breaks at roughly the same point. I set the speed to the lowest possible - 1KiB/s WinSCP reports the transferred ...
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How can I upload local changed files to an FTP server?

I use a PHP IDE that has no built-in ability to upload a project to a site. So, I'm looking for common easy to use tool for Linux that would able to upload modified documents to the server instead of ...
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How to programmatically allow an executable JAR file through Windows Firewall?

I have created a program in Java that uses an FTP connection to download files. It works just fine when I run it in Eclipse. However, when I export the project to an executable JAR file, the program ...
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How can I get FileZilla to ignore folder or files (like .svn or CVS)?

How can I get FileZille to ignore folders or files? I don't want to upload my version-control info to my web-server! (question implied in a comment to another answer).
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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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Map FTP server as a (local) drive in Finder

I am using Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. What I need is to map my FTP server as a local drive - or anything I have write access to - in Finder.
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Tunneling FTP connection from home where server only accepts local IPs

I need to access an FTP server at work but the server will only accept local IPs. I cannot access it from my home machine. I have been able to ssh into my Unix work machine through PuTTY and from ...
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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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Dropbox-like client for FTP? [closed]

Many of my users have their files on one big FTP server. PROBLEM: They can not use their files while not connected to the Internet. QUESTION: Is there a Dropbox-like software for FTP? When ...
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FTP BAT file - Windows Scheduled Task

Is it possible to create a scheduled task in windows, that connects to an FTP site, and downloads all the files and folders within the root directory (or specified folders in the root directory) - for ...
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Will FileZilla resume interrupted 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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How do I map an FTP site to my computer as a drive letter?

Is there a way of doing this automagically and reliably? I know of the feature to add an FTP site as a Network Location which then appears in My Computer, but I see no way of assigning a drive ...
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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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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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Is software from NCH Software safe? [closed]

I just downloaded Fling from them (an automatic ftp uploader) having been looking for a good app to do this for a long time. It just seems to good to be true to finally stumble across what looks to be ...
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What is the standard ftp service of ubuntu server 12.04?

Stopped vsftpd, so it is not that. If i can still access via ftp (sftp in particular) how do i now what service is managing it?
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ftp server file size difference vs actual file size

I am connecting to an FTP server to download some gzipped files and I noticed something a bit disconcerting about the SIZE command and my google-fu has failed me. ftp> size file0001.xml.gz 213 ...
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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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How can I set up a FTP server on Windows XP without using IIS?

Is there any way that I can configure an FTP server on my current Windows XP installation without using IIS?
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Are there any issues with having huge folders?

My site requires 10,000+ 1-2 seconds mp3 clips, saved as individual files. They are each about 12Kb in size. Are there any potential issues with storing them all in one huge folder as word_1.mp3, ...
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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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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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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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How do FTP servers handle rename to an existing file?

How do FTP servers normaly handle rename to a file that aready exist? That is, will the existing to-file be overwritten or will I get an error? Is there some specification about how FTP servers should ...
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FTP from Windows Explorer in active mode?

I'd like to use Windows Explorer to connect to an FTP site in active move. Where and what do I have to configure to enable this?
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Synchronization between local system and FTP

Is there any tool like Dropbox but for FTP?
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How to (S)FTP to hidden server?

Not sure how to phrase this exactly. I have a school web server which I have to access to sshing to one server, and then from there ssh to another. Is there anyway I can set something up to bypass the ...
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Unix: How to one-way-sync directory with FTP directory

Is there a good command I can run from the Terminal that will one-way sync a directory with an FTP directory in a smart way? I'd like it to for example delete all files on the FTP that no longer ...