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

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FTP Passive mode (Filezilla) Windows server 2012 occasional “ 426 Connection closed; aborted transfer of ”"

Good Morning everyone, I'm hosting a FileZilla FTP server (passive mode) on a WIN 2012 R2 server hosted in MS Azure. FTP transfers are generally working fine - Several FTP uploads and retrievals are ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server using Filezilla with router in-between

While connecting to my web server using filezilla, i am getting this error: Status: Resolving address of ftp.mysite.org.in Status: Connecting to 199.199.199.18:21... Status: Connection established, ...
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FTP client not working inside Docker container

I am trying to get my app functioning properly in Docker, but am having trouble with it. The app connects to a remote FTP server with PASV mode, and PUTs a file. Pretty simple and works fine without ...
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Sending files with continous hex pattern via FTP causes corruption

I'm experiencing very difficult to diagnose problem, which causes file corruption on files I'm uploading. Corruption happens to many files which contain continuous hexadecimal pattern (like thousands ...
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How to create ftp restricted user with vsftpd? (by terminal in ubuntu)

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 with vsftpd. I need to create ftp users able to access only directories like /var/www/nameDirectory. I though it was a very basic feature, but seems not... I tried to use,...
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proftpd, 530 Login Incorrect

I'm trying to set up proftpd to run some tests (not production, lab tests) and would like it to accept users and root user. According to the manual proftpd uses the system user list. However all my ...
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GVIM hangs when saving through GVFS' FTP

I loved Gnome's Nautilus and FTP integration and being able to mount a remote FTP directory as a regular bookmark/directory, and double clicking any remote files to open in any unmodified program. I ...
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Issue with China's Great Firewall (or other odd networking issue)

We periodically deploy an application to a computer located in China (from Canada). We deploy the changes using Subversion - we're talking a ~100Mb diff. We've noticed that the speeds are good until ...
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Can't connect to new FTP server

I know there are lots of post out there on this but I feel like I've tried everything. I've worked with my IT staff and we're all stumped. So here is all of the possibly useful information I can think ...
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Can we disable stateful ftp inspection just for one program?

Right now I have a program which generates ftp requests to a remote server. The connection is passive mode. The problem is that the connection is encrypted with TLS and windows firewall on the client ...
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FTP issue from embedded linux device to Windows IIS FTP

We have recently installed a GPS base station, it is a high-precision GPS receiver that is used for error-correction in field GPS devices. The device (a Trimble NetR9) uses an embedded linux OS and ...
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Downloading all files in a directory with ftp command

I am trying to download all of the files in a directory using the FTP command on Windows (Windows Server 2012 R2). Here is what I am running from the ftp command: open myurl.com myusername mypassword ...
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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 -s:C:\&...
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How to open files (music, videos) from FTP directly from Explorer ( Windows Vista)

I have two computers. On the first I have Debian and on the second I have Windows Vista. I've set up vsftpd in Debian and connected to it from Vista. I'm browsing the FTP directory from Windows ...
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Some FTP folders not visible to client

I ran into a very interesting issue today. In my directory I have: hearts laptops pets scaledBU spotlights Each of those are directories. I created these directories using FileZilla but they are ...
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Why are uploads maxing out CPU?

Some odd behaviour ... when sending / uploading files, my CPU usage goes to about 100%; Activity Monitor reports 'Kernel Task' as the culprit. I first noticed this when sending emails in Mail, but it ...
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FTP access stuck on FEAT command most of the time

Most of the times when I try to FTP to my VPS the log looks something like this: 27/06/2011 22:08:06 Stat> Connected. 27/06/2011 22:08:06 Recv> 220 Microsoft FTP Service 27/06/2011 22:08:06 ...
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A Canadian in Berlin - problems with FTP and IP numbers - anyone have ideas?

Thanks for taking the time. My problem- I am a Canadian (with Canadian laptop) presently in Berlin. For some reason I am having repeated connectivity problems -- At my flat I cannot connect via ...
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Restore an SQL database from FTP to Google Cloud

I have an FTP site from a third-party vendor that updates with weekly .bak files and daily .diff files for a Microsoft SQL 2016 database. I do not have access to the original database. My eventual ...
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FTP Connectivity issues while connection is fine

I use the FTP-client FileZilla to transfer my files via FTP. However, recently I noticed many problems with FTP-activities such as listing some directories. My server is behind VPN, so I doubted the ...
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wget doesn't find a existing file (ftp)

I have proftpd on my server. I'm not totally sure its config is perfect, but something I can't understand : $ LC_ALL=en ls -l useradd.LDAP.tar.gz ls: cannot access 'useradd.LDAP.tar.gz': No such file ...
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ARR as reverse proxy for FTP server

I would like your help in the following scenario: I currently use ARR in IIS to reverse proxy in HTTP and HTTPS sites, but now I need a reverse proxy for my FTP, and in research I found that ARR does ...
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FTP Server Active Mode Not able to connect

I'm unable to connect to FTP server via Active Mode. Filezilla with Active mode setting /*******************************************************************************/ Status: Connecting to xx.xx....
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lftp mirror -I and mirror -i don't work

I am using the following command lines to mirror a remote server to my local directory: $ lftp -d -c 'open -e "mirror -i ^ABC . mirrordir/" http://ftp.abc.com/dir1/dir2' $ lftp -d -c 'open -e "...
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Exclude path on FileZilla files search

I’d like to exclude directories from the file search window but I can’t manage to do that. As you can see the argument Path → Not Contains don’t prevent fileZilla to search into the LOGS folder… ...
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Unable to connect to google cloud platform instance via SFTP with Filezilla

Does anyone know the proper way to connect Filezilla SFTP to WordPress Instance on Google's Compute Engine? I generated the SSH keys and input it into Filezilla but it connects and then kicks me out. ...
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Efficient short life FTP server on AWS

I have a website for my business that integrates with other services in my industry. Most of those services send files strictly via FTP to their partners. When I receive a file via FTP, I generate an ...
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Accessing VSFTP server as a different user from the user account which is currently logged in

I have a piece of a Java program that access the local FTP server (running on VSFTPD) which I use to upload and download files. I am planning this application to be remote-capable so that it can ...
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FileZilla Hangs Initializing TLS

I've read the other questions about this problem, but the only solution that works is insecure FTP. After spending two months cleaning up after hackers this summer -- and not realizing it WAS ...
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FTP doesn't give write access on Windows Server 2008 and IIS7

I have created an FTP using IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008. I have two types of user: Anonymous and Administrator. What I want is this: Anonymous users only can read files and Administrator can read ...
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FTP Can't see the content of some folders

I am using Filezilla server and I've created a user with all privileges on specific folder and sub folders, but unfortunately, when LIST some directories it shows that the folder is empty even though ...
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Unable to find local files when using FTP

I'm trying to create a plain FTP file and a batch file for my colleagues to use to upload som zipped files to a database. The problem I run into is, when connected to the server, I cannot reach my ...
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IIS FTP Site : Username with special chars

Using IIS 10, i want to connect to my FTP Site : My Windows 10 is called gaia (this is the hostname). I've created two users wich is called john, and clément (the second on have a special char (...
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pure-ftpd not using ciphers?

I just tried to setup a pure-ftpd server. All goes well, i can login, portforwarding is ok, it gives me the certificate i got from letsencrypt, but: for some reason it wont use the cipher i've chosen ...
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FTP upload/download freezing and generally slow

I've got 100 mbps and can download from Steam with about 8-12 MB/s. Also I have an upload speed of 4-5 MB/s but those speeds are never actually used while doing something using FTP. The maximum ...
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Retrieving from ftp dirs with wildcards

What is the most efficient way to retrieve all relevant data from ftp if the address of said data can be specified with wildcards as below: ftp://ftp.some.site.gov/data/directory/only/*/these/*/*...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Raspbian: OBEX FTP to phone over bluetooth

I am trying to send a file over Bluetooth through OBEX. I have installed the obexftp package. I am able to pair the phone using pair in bluetoothctl. When I try to transfer a file with this : sudo ...
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FTP setup error (from IIS) Invalid Application Pool name

I have Windows 8.1 and I want to set up an FTP server (home ftp server, not public). But when I Add an FTP site (from IIS manager), After complete setup, I get an error "Invalid Application Pool Name"...
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ProFTPD not working properly anymore after chmod accident

Background Yesterday morning I was configuring a WordPress installation on my vserver via SSH and screwed up like a proper DAU (been logged in as root of course). :( I wanted to set the plugins ...
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Cannot use “Save As” to an FTP network location in Chrome

I am using WiFi FTP (WiFi File Transfer)—an Android app—to create a password protected FTP server. I am now able to map this as a network location in Windows 8.1. I can drop files in phone now over Wi-...
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During FreeIPA setup: Forwarder does not respond

While trying to set up FreeIPA I get the following error: The log file for this installation can be found in /var/log/ipaserver-install.log ============================================================...
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FTP is connect but directory is not displaying

I have 2 network connections. one is "idea" and another is "Reliance". When i use idea then it working very well but when i am using Reliance internet connection then it showing timeout error. ...
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How can I save Chrome's opened pdf from ftp site?

I have opened a PDF file in Google chrome version 38 in Linux. But, when I wanted to save the PDF, Chrome wants to re-download again. How do I save the pdf without re-downloading? FYI, I could ...
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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 calculate size of a VERY large folder over FTP?

I have FTP access to a web-server which has a large folder (By large I mean ~200GB). How can I get number of files and it's exact size? I have tried 'du -hs' but it takes a life to receive a response ...
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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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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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What is wrong with this FTP server?

Trying to upload files to a web host and the FTP server seems awful. I keep getting the error Error: The data connection could not be established: ETIMEDOUT - Connection attempt timed out And when ...
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How to make FTP Server in Mavericks listen on IPv6 interfaces?

Althought native IPv6 connectivity is not yet possible with my ISP, I can access IPv6 websites via 6to4 tunnel. The Server App in Mac OS X Mavericks comes with FTP features. However it seems to accept ...