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

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If I receive files over the FTP command line, where will they be saved?

If I receive files over the FTP command line, where will they be saved?
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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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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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How to copy only selected file types in WinSCP?

I want to download only php, html, css, xml and js files from FTP server. How to do this with WinSCP (4.2.4)?
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Connect to client FTP with dynamic client IP address

I want to connect to my client's FTP. He has to whitelist my IP everytime since mine is dynamic. How do I connect to his server?
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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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Filezilla directory comparison always shows different file sizes

I'm developing a web application on a Mac and uploading to a Windows hosted server. I used to use Filezilla's directory comparison feature to see which files in a directory need to be uploaded to the ...
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Does CrashPlan allow upload via FTP?

I've got the free version of CrashPlan and I am backing up my computers to each other. My web hosting provider allows me to use 50GB online storage for backup, and I'd like to integrate that with ...
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FTP Not Working with Mobile Tethering

I am not able to connect with my FTP Client (Filezilla) using mobile tethering. When I try to connect to my website, it says connection timed out. However when I use my sister’s phone for tethering, ...
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FTP disconnects after entering passive mode b/c packets are lost

For some reason, no matter how many times I try, after a client sends the PASV command (which is correctly received by the server), the server's reply (227 Entering Passive Mode) doesn't get back to ...
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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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Mounting an FTP as a virtual disk (FTPDrive analogue

FTPDrive has been a great utility for me, but it does not support 64bit Windows 7. The feature of FTPDrive that is useful for me is accesing files from an FTP as local files without pre-downloading ...
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Downloading files with filezilla result in newline \r\n\n

This is one thing that has been annoying me for sometime. For some files, whenever I download them via Filezilla, and opening them up in Eclipise/Dreamweaver IDE, it will result in double line ...
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How to download images from FTP to local folder using WinSCP command Line

I am trying to use the WinSCP command line to access an FTP Server. Then download all JPEG's in the root folder and download them to a local folder on my C: drive. Example of my script below. >"C:...
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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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Watch folder and upload to an FTP server

I'm searching for some software that watches a folder and when you change a file it automatically uploads it. I don't like programs that mount a remote dir as a local folder, since they are really ...
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Truecrypt/Encryption over Internet?

I want to store some files on a server, but need them to be encrypted, so that encryption/decryption happens only on the client. An obvious choice would be something like a truecrypt volume that is ...
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Transfer file to Amazon S3 from web server

How do I transfer a tarball from my web server (e.g. http://example.com/backup.tar.gz) to an Amazon S3 bucket? Do I have to download it locally and upload it?
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Windows 7 add ftp location to Favorites in Windows Explorer

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, and am trying to add a local FTP location to my Windows explorer favorites. For some reason, when I've browsed to say ftp://localaddr, and right click on ...
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Easy to setup FTP server on Linux? [closed]

I am using Red Hat Linux Enterprise 5. I am new to this development environment, and previously worked on Windows. Could anyone recommend a free and easy to setup/maintain FTP server for my platform? ...
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What is the difference between running a .bat from cmd line vs. double click?

I have a .bat script with ftp commands (all in one) similar to this. See 5th down:FTP - Resolving Environment Variables - Creating FTP script on the fly at runtime and using variables within the FTP ...
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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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How can I get ftp:// links in Chrome (Mac) to open the connection in Transmit?

I'm trying to get a link like this to open the Transmit FTP app when clicked from Chrome (I'm on version 16, using OS X 10.7): ftp://username:password@example.org Clicking a link like that that will ...
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FTP LIST command fails between between host OS and guest OS

I'm having trouble setting up FTP between my host OS (Windows 7) and guest OS (Ubuntu 10.04). I used the network settings in VirtualBox to setup port forwarding on 80, 21, and 22. Accessing the ...
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Associate FTP hyperlink to filezilla

Is it possible to associate a link like ftp://myftpserver.net to launch automatically Filezilla and display the FTP server content with one click? I think there must be a kind of protocol registration ...
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534 Local policy on server does not allow TLS secure connections

I am trying to configure a test FTP site via IIS 6.2 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 I created a site and configure the FTP SSL settings. I selected my certificate and choose custom. If I don't have the ...
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ProFTPD DisplayLogin not showing?

In my config I have set DisplayLogin to /etc/welcome.msg and inside welcome.msg set a welcome message and saved it. I then restart the ProFTPD service, go to connect via FileZilla and the message is ...
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Connection with a FTP server hangs (never ends) when retrieving more than one network packet

I have a problem with an FTP server (ftp.cluster003.ovh.net), specifically happening when I connect to it from home (whatever the client, computer or OS). The problem does not show up when I connect ...
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“Protocol error: Unknown protocol identifier” after changing FileZilla server admin interface port number

I have download FileZilla server and I am trying to create a server using the FileZilla software. I have used a new port add a user and from the FileZilla client I tried to enter to the server. ...
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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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How do I connect to a ftp/sftp site?

I need to provide an url to a third party company so that they can log in and download the file. The problem is that I don't know the url for my ftp/sftp site due to my very limited knowledge in ftp. ...
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How do I use Virtualbox to create a dev environment accessible outside of my home office?

I have created a dev environment of my website... using VirtualBox... and now I need to make it accessible outside of my home office network. I am using Virtualbox 4.1.18 installed on a Win7 desktop ...
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How to configure the FTP root folder in Mac OS X El Capitan?

I know how to turn an FTP server on: sudo -s launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist turn the FTP server off: sudo -s launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist ...
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Creating Symbolic Links in Cyberduck?

With SFTP, Cyberduck supports creating a symlink by right clicking a file or folder, and selecting create symlink. This then creates a symlink in the same folder as the file/folder you're linking to. ...
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vsftpd 530 permission denied CentOS6.7

I'm running CentOS 6.7 and I'm trying to successfully establish an FTP connection using vsftpd. Please point me in the right direction! Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome ...
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Network error: The specified network name is no longer available

I'm receiving this message after getting a list of files. And trying to move a file out of the list. There is no Antivirus software installed on this server. The server is Win Server 2003 SP2.
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Could not open data connection to port xxxxx: Connection timed out

I am using Windows command line to ftp a file. I was able to do it successfully one time, and every time since then doesn't work. I'm not sure what I changed. After running the put file_name.txt ...
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FTP auto-backup scripting

I don't have a proper infrastructure but would like to semi-automate my ability to backup my website from FTP. My thought was I want to be able to download the entire FTP contents, zip them, and copy ...
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Can you move/copy a multipart 7z file while it still is compressing?

If you are compressing a 7zip archive and creating split archive, do you need to wait for the entire compression process to complete before you start copying the completed pieces out of the folder? ...
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FileZilla Server refusing connection - 425 error

I've looked at some other questions (for example, this one) but haven't found an answer there. Here's the issue: I'm running FileZilla Server (0.9.60) on a server on our network. We have an external ...
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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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Latest file from ftp server using wget or some other way

How can I download the latest file available in ftp server using wget. If I am using the below command it is giving all the files. wget ftp://id:password@ftpserver/dir/* Regards, Ram.
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Light weight editor that allows file editing through its own FTP client

I am using Windows and I need a lightweight editor where I can edit files through FTP. The saving feature should be very fast. I have been using UltraEdit but maybe something better is out there. I ...
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Access AWS S3 via FTP?

Is it possible to access your AWS S3 bucket via ftp? I am currently using the AWS console to upload files but this is rather laborious as you cannot upload entire directories. I note that AWS does ...
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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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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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Can I use WinSCP in read-only mode

I use WinSCP to view a file system over FTP. Most of the time, I only wish to view files on the file system - but I do occasionally need to modify or delete files. Is there a setting in WinSCP (or ...
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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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Unable to connect to FTP server from another computer with FileZilla

I created an FTP server on my local Windows 7 machine with IIS. I can connect to the server with the machine on which I created the server, but I can't connect to the server with my laptop which is ...
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Squid3 Caching websites works but not for large files despite max size 6GB

For a homelab environment, I setup a Squid 3.3.8 Caching server on CentOS 7 (minimal) as a proxy server (not as the default gateway with transparent caching). With a Xubuntu client, I setup proxy ...