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When is it safe to assume file uploads are successful?

When I upload files to a server through HTTP or FTP, I normally download them again just to check that they were successfully uploaded (I use md5 checksums to check that). Is this necessary? Can I be ...
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6answers
249 views

How do I download a folder that is at ftp://download.example.com

Going to that link shows me the folder and I can save the constituent files one by one...but How do I use an ftp client (like winscp for example) or something else to access the folder and just copy ...
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4answers
964 views

Multiple Machines: Share Data Using NFS / HTTP / FTP?

I have a network of 20 machines, all running Ubuntu 10.04. Each machine has about 200[GB] of data that I'd like to share with all other 19 machines for READ ONLY PURPOSES. The reading should be done ...
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272 views

Remote HTTP to FTP

I am on a very slow download with the internet that I have and unfortunately I only have access to expensive and slow wireless or satelite. I have set up an FTP with a computer supplier locally who ...
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3answers
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Files in FTP Folder to HTPP Addresses in txt file?

I have uploaded a folder to my ftp site. Problem is GoDaddy hosting do not allow directory browsing over http. I would like to give share this folder with 1 person who is not technically inclined. ...
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2answers
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What is blocking the FTP and HTTP traffic on XP with Windows Firewall disabled?

I've just had to reinstall the drivers for the D-Link G510 wireless card on an XP machine as they were causing a BSOD. It now successfully connects to the internet as I can ping and tracert to ...
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3answers
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For file transfer, does ftp perform better than http?

When I have http as well as ftp options (like the Hadoop download page), should I prefer ftp? I have tried ftp before and did not notice any significant difference. Is it supposed to perform better?
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2answers
663 views

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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2answers
658 views

Possible Hack with FTP - What are the solutions?

I was reading the FTP rfc and hence had this idea. Suppose there are several public ftp servers that allow anonymous user login. I open a control connection on port 21 to each of these servers. Now ...
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5answers
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Access files and directories via HTTP

I've setup an FTP server in my Windows environment recently, but I discovered that in my corporate network FTP transmissions from/to outside the corp. LAN are forbidden. Is there any "application" ...
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Which lightweight HTTP or FTP Server is good for simple file transfer? [closed]

This question is a followup to How to copy files to an untrusted computer?, as there doesn't seem to be a dedicated app for this purpose, I am now searching for a http or ftp server as an alternative. ...