FTP is the File Transfer Protocol. The protocol is commonly used along side an FTP client for uploading and downloading files.

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WordPress refusing FTP connection when using correct details

I am trying to update some plugins on a WordPress site. To do this directly through WordPress you need to provide: Hostname Username Password Connection yype I am definitely using the correct ...
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How do I fix deleteme.xxxxxxxx.php [duplicate]

I have this issue, which is related to a wrong installation that keep the file deleteme-xxxxxxxx(x's are a username or something) better described here: What is deleteme.xxxxxxxx.php Do you maybe ...
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Can't Make Changes via FTP on my Ubuntu Server

I'm very new to server management, I literally just set this up for the first time a couple weeks ago, no idea what I'm doing. In order to allow WordPress to run updates, apparently everything needs ...
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URLs appended with a fullstop (period)

When I log into to my hosting provider to view my website stats I have noticed that there are a few repeated page URLs with a full stop on the end. I have hunted for this additional page on my FTP but ...
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How to change Apache server to IIS server and MS SQL server database?

I have a domain with Apache server. I have the FTP logins. I want to change it to IIS server and MS SQL server database. How to convert it and who will do this?
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Tracking IP of FTP uploader of files to server?

I'd like to be able to see who uploaded or last updated a given file. I'm asking specifically about dreamhost panel, but info pertaining to cpanel would be useful as well.
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What happens when overwriting a static file?

Say you've got a purely static website. It's popular so people are often visiting your index.html. What happens when you use your ftp client to overwrite the file? Will people ever see any odd ...
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FTP many images from one server to another server in fastest way

I have many images in my server and I want transfer my data to another server. I want combine those files to one file and then FTP. I am using 7-zip with "store" option to make one file, but it is ...
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How can I make FTP connections secure in WHM?

For security reasons (since FTP transmits passwords and files in plain text), I want to force users of my shared hosting to use FTPS or SFTP instead of regular FTP. I am using WHM but have limited ...
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Is giving a “trusted'” 3rd party FTP access to a subdomain dangerous for the whole domain?

I'm giving a "trusted" 3rd party (I say "trusted" because I've worked with them before, but in reality I don't know them...) access to a development version of my site x.mysite.com. The site is ...
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FileZilla server on Windows with IIS and NEW folder / file permissions

I am using FileZilla server on Windows 2008. The service runs under the Local System account at the moment. IIS isn't able to create files (eg for cache) or folders in these FileZilla created folders ...
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Chrome Extension or online tool to access and edit files on server via FTP/other protocols

I recently got a Chromebook Pixel, and find it to be a great alternative laptop to my Macbook Pro, especially for non coding tasks like email etc. I was wondering if there was any IDE style extension ...
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Website still displays deleted files

I went to update a website's CSS today and noticed whenever I uploaded the file with my changes nothing would happen - no changes would appear on my site. This was the same with any of the images I ...
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Clearing all FTP sessions

I am receiving this error: I've closed down all of my FTP Clients (I use Panic Transmit + Coda on my Macbook & Filezilla on my other laptop). And I've locked my FTP and unlocked it again from ...
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FTP: Cannot change permission or write to 1 directory via FTP client, but all others are OK

I have a site with loads of directories. They all work fine but one. I can read from this directory but I cannot delete files from within it or upload files to it. I cannot change its permissions ...
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What can cause ncftpget to create load on server?

When I'm transferring big files between two servers with ncftpget I'm experiencing very high load on the receiving server. What can cause this?
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CSS files not updating on FTP transfer overwrite

I have a weird issue: I have made changes to a CSS document but when I upload it and overwrite the existing file nothing changes - the old file remains. I have tried this on several FTP clients to ...
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Is there a way to retrieve a FTP/cPanel accounts password using WHM?

I know you can reset an accounts password with WHM, but does any one know a way to retrieve an existing one?
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Symbolic link of file on ftp server to file on dropbox

Can I create a symbolic link from an ftp server (file on website) to a Dropbox URL? I'm trying and it's seeming to work correctly. My problem is a video isn't playing correctly on my site, but I know ...
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Cannot change file permission via FTP: '500 - command not understood'

I have an old site that is in danger of being compromised as many of the directories and files have permissions set to 777. However, when I try to change them to 555 via FileZilla I get the error ...
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Cannot alter file permission on server (550). Is this because I have no domain name?

I am building a site on a CMS (modx) for a client who has not decided on their domain name. I have access to WHM so just set up an account with out pointing any domain name to it and began developing ...
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How to upload a web site

So I have been experimenting with web design for the last year and I was always viewing the web pages locally on my machine. Now a friend wants to create a web page and I have already designed ...
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Which Web Hosting service should choose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I was using a web hosting service (no need to mention its name) that causes me a lot of trouble with my code, ...
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Deleted files still accessible without www in url

I have deleted all files and all hidden files off my server, there is nothing but log files which cannot be deleted. Ironically, files are accessible when nothing is there. Cache cleared, multiple ...
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FTP file access problem

I recently got a malware on my website. I have made the backup of the website on my computer and trying to wipe off my FTP. I am trying to delete the root folder but getting this error message on all ...
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Add rules (filters) to ftp programs to avoid uploading certain files/folders

i use Filezilla as my ftp client, but this question goes to any other client that could be useful. Can i (in any client) add rules (filters) to an ftp program to avoid upload of certain files or ...
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Students publishing their websites to Amazon S3

I want students to publish their static websites to Amazon S3. But I can't have them all create AWS accounts because it requires their credit cards even for the free usage tier. I don't mind letting ...
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FTP client says directory permissions are 0000

I encountered a problem that appears to be related to permissions (same as this one). When I looked at the permissions of various directories in FireFTP, they all were 0000, which is obviously ...
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Failure retrieving contents of directory

Currently I have a couple of websites. My problem is that if I login on 1 specific domain with any of my programs (using notepadd++, FileZilla and Netbeans) the program stops at the content listing. ...
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Is there free windows ftp gui client that enable 2 remote locations side by side, instead of local+remote? [closed]

I need FTP client that allow me to move files in the server easily. I want to have side by side 2 server locations. In Filezilla for example I can see local & remote. I want remote & remote ...
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Where can I find a good perl script for a cronjob that backs up all files in a specific folder on my webspace?

I want to automate backups on my webspace. My provider allows for cronjobs to be executed once a day. I have already implemented a cronjob that backs up my database with mySQLdumper, using a perl ...
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Folder has gone missing on webserver

I was trying to rename a folder on my Linux webserver. I added a double slash infront of older name e.g //foldername. Now the ftp showed this message Renaming '/public_html/cache/test' to '/test' ...
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What is the difference between Cloud hosting and cPanel hosting?

I just want to know whether both of these hosting model provides easy to use interface? Like phpMyAdmin and FTP server to upload file from FileZilla?
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How to scan/clean my ftp for malware?

Just recieved this email from my hosting: Your web hosting account for your domain xxxx has been deactivated, as of 06/06/2012. (reason: terms of service violation - malware/virus) This ...
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How do I transfter files to this SunOS server?

According to the admin of the webserver, I should be able to use Filezilla to transfer files to the server but I am getting an error. First: I'm able to connect to the remote server using X-Win32 ...
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How do I create (or remove) another FTP account for a client in Plesk?

I've currently got a reseller account with my hosting provider that I use for my clients (for their websites). And I need to add/remove a FTP user, but for the life of me I can't work out how! Am ...
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Is it possible to setup an ftp server that only allows file uploads? [closed]

Is it possible to setup an ftp server in such a way that only allows users (either registered accounts or anonymous accounts) to upload files and do nothing else (such as delete files, view other ...
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FTP user permissions via Plesk 10

I have added an ftp user via Plesk. How could I limit the ftp user's permissions so that they can read and write files, but not modify/delete?
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Managing multiple web servers for clients

I'm looking for a way to manage many combinations of FTP's, hosting company usernames and passwords, and what websites are on what web server. We manage 3 of our own web servers and some where around ...
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Improve efficiency of web building setup and processes - Wordpress on Mac

Can anyone see any ways in which I can improve my speed and efficiency with the following setup? Or if there are any obvious holes in my building process? This is for building Wordpress websites on ...
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Website / ftp management software with easy ACL [closed]

I need to create users and give them ftp access to a specific paths (e.g. mike -> /var/www/html/mike ; bob -> /var/www/html/bob ) I'm using Centos / linux server. Is there any plug & play ...
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How to limit the FTP bandwidth for one user?

I have no experience in webmastering, so sorry if it is a simple question! I have a VPS and about 30GB files on it and I am trying to download them to my PC. So for transfering them I made an FTP. ...
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Enabling/disabling proftpd accounts with PHP and WHM

I have a VPS with WHM/CPanel which is being used just by me. It's utilizing proftpd. I'd like to, via a PHP script, disable/enable a specific FTP account. I've done this by having PHP call a bash ...
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Use Addon domain within login name for FTP account in cPanel

Let's say I have a cPanel (version 11.30.6 (build 3), cPanel Pro 1.0 (RC1)) shared hosting account for myDomain.com. I also have several other "Addon" domain names on this account, each with their ...
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How to upload test site without an access to SSH?

Not sure which forum to ask this question though. Well, I have absolutely zero knowledge in SSH and still learning PHP (very basic knowledge). My website is almost done and needed to be uploaded for a ...
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Is there anyway way to transfer .psd files from a windows machine to a mac without exposing other files? [closed]

I need to transfer photoshop files back and forth from my computer (mac) to a girls computer (windows) that I'm working with. The only problem with FTP is whoever is it exposes other files on the ...
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How do I schedule content publication on a static site?

How do I schedule the publication of new content (in this case, press releases) on my static site? I am using FTP (FileZilla) on Windows 7 to do the job manually. I am assuming there are some FTP ...
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How can I upload or delete files to multi-ftp servers [closed]

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 to transfer a file from one domain to another domain?

Hi how can I transfer large files from old-domain.com(old-host) to new-domain.com(new-host?Is it possible to transfer it without downloading the files from my old-host to my local pc? I have an ftp ...
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550 “Overwrite permission denied” when editing a file via FTP

DreamHost recently moved my accounts to a new shared box, and now I can't edit files via UltraEdit's built in FTP client, which messes up my work flow! What did they do that this is not working now? ...