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

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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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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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Free program to sync folder with FTP?

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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How to send a file with FileZilla from command line?

I have a batch file that builds an application, then I want to upload it to a ftp server from command line. Considering I do the upload manually with FileZilla, is there a command line for it to ...
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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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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 can't seem to find the right way to use a wildcard. Seems like this would be a common thing to do, is my whole approach wrong? The command is ftp ...
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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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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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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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GUI FTP client for Mac? [closed]

I am using a MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.5. I am new to this development environment, and previously worked on Windows. Can anyone recommend an easy to use GUI-based and free FTP client for my ...
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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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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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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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How to add users to a FTP site in Windows 7's IIS?

I've setup a HTTPS and FTP site in IIS but how can I add users to use the FTP site? Does they necessarily need an account with password in the computer to be able to use it?
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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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install remote desktop in a PC with FTP and HTTP access

I have a machine behind a firewall to which I have only FTP and HTTP access - is there any remote desktop software available that I can install over FTP and access over HTTP (java based perhaps)? The ...
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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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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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Blue Iris camera software

I have TENVIS IP 391W-HD camera. It came with software but with original software I can not send a single picture by FTP to our site. Now I bought a Blue Iris software and tried to send a picture to ...
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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 upload or delete files to multi-ftp servers

Is there a program for upload or delete files to multi-ftp servers. eg. Ftp sites: ftp.a-site.com ftp.another-site.com Command: DELETE a-file From All FTP SITES Or: DELETE a-file or ...
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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 I get Eclipse to work with the SVN server?

Could anyone help me out a bit? I've downloaded Eclipse for JS and I'm currently investigating if it could be a great tool at my work. Right now I'm using NPP text editor with the FTP plugin to edit ...
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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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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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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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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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Why is Windows Explorer a lot slower than FileZilla when doing FTP transfers?

I created an FTP mapped drive on Windows 7 "add network location". It works fine except for one problem. The file transfer rate is way slower than FileZilla. Same local machine, same remote server, ...
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Dropbox-like client for FTP?

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 - 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 to: Emacs and FTP?

Can someone advise me as to how to get FTP working in emacs? It doesn't have to be SFTP, etc, just plain old FTP. I've tried multiple times, and never could get it working. I think the closest I got ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Synchronization between local system and FTP

Is there any tool like Dropbox but for FTP?
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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 ...
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How do I connect to ftp site in Windows Explorer

I've tried to use Windows Explorer (in Windows 7) to connect to a remote FTP site, but when I try to connect Windows says that The server name or address cannot be resolved If I try with ftp ...
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Concurrent FTP access

How does FTP servers handle concurrent access to the same file, i.e. if one user is updating a file while another is reading the same file? Should I be worried about getting corrupt data? Is it ...
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Server to Server transfer

I am currently trying to migrate my website from one host to a newer one. What FTP client allows direct server to server transfer without me physically downloading the files to my computer. Any other ...
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What client supports FTP from one server to another?

I usually use WS_FTP (Windows) to transfer files from one server to another (without having to first transfer them to my machine) but I don't have it here and would prefer to use a free tool. Doesn't ...
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Associate FTP links with FileZilla in Win8 (or any specific exe with a protocol)

Like Associate FTP hyperlink to filezilla, I want to associate FTP links with FileZilla, only I'm on Windows 8. When I open an FTP link or try to set the associated app for FTP links, I don't get an ...
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FTP batch file works from command line but not scheduled task

I want a windows scheduled task to execute an ftp batch file which will upload some files to my server. If i run the argument below from the command line then it executes successfully. ftp -i ...
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FTP management server

I am looking for a way to establish better FTP credential management. The idea is that we have a lot of customer websites which all have their own FTP credentials. I would like to add those to some ...