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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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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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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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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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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cPanel - How to change FTP home directory in Centos 6

I have created one Linux centOS 6 instance in Amazon EC2 and installed cPanel on it and started running my websites there. The issue I face is when I try to FTP to the instance with following config ...
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Are there Hosting supporting protocol smarter than FTP?

FTP is an incredible inefficient protocol. Just to compare if there are some differences on a website it makes thousand of calls to the web server. It would be enough to make one single call asking: ...
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Is it possible to create both FTP and GitHub deployment on one website in Microsoft Azure

I have a website hosted on Windows Azure and it is initially linked to GitHub deployment. My question is, is it still possible to create an FTP deployment even if I have my site linked to GitHub ...
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mp4 videos are showing up as “corrupt” after uploading them to web server?

I took a sample mp4 video from here and uploaded it to the web server via FileZilla. Once the file was on the web server navigating to it in a browser gives the error when viewed in Mozilla. Video ...
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cPanel ssh ftp application to transfer files to another server

I have to transfer ~6GB of data from my server to another which I don't own. On my server I have ssh access, and I have SFTP console client. The thing is, other server only supports plain old FTP and ...
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Filezilla claims there is not enough disk space on our microsoft azure webserver

We run a website on a microsoft azure webserver, but today we face a problem when trying to upload files to that webserver using Filezilla FTP client. Whenever I try to upload anything, filezilla ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Quick Filesharing Web-App

I need to provide ftp/http services for a group of users such that: each user has his own password protected area where he can upload files each user can create user accounts and passwords for the ...
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Is there any web script to compress files on server?

Hey I was just looking for a script to compress all my files on my server through FTP or any other thing. I want to keep the compressed files as backup... And i know that many hosts support it, but ...
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FTP settings working on mobile internet, but not my wifi [closed]

i can connect to my ftp server when i share my mobile connection. but on my home wifi i cannot. if i do a telnet domain:21 i get a 220 microsoft ftp message, and after some time is says "no ...
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cPanel is letting me in via SFTP without a key

I currently have a shared plan on asmallorange because I wanted to give them a try. I am trying to establish some security when it comes to file transfers. Through cPanel, I created an SSH key. The ...
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How to have access on specific folders through FTP?

My professor has a homepage on Internet based on HTML. The grad students have specific page for themselves. My professor uses University servers. I'm curious to know how is that possible to give the ...
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Granting a developer cPanel access but disabling downloads

I need to hire a dev to do some work on my site, however as it is a very large one and valueable at the same time, i don't want to risk a dev stealing the work and mechanisms behind it. I will need ...
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How to setup an implicit FTPS encryption on cPanel server?

Currently my server is configured to use TLS encryption for FTP. It is explicit since it uses FTPES and on port 21. How can I switch to implicit FTPS that works on port 990? I'm using Pure_FTPd. I ...
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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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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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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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Cpanel - How to delete addon domain associated folder after removing domain? [closed]

I have added and then removed few add-on domains in my hosting. But after deleting, their assigned folder still appears in folder and ftp listing. I tried to delete or rename them but they still ...
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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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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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How to Point a Dreamhost Domain Name to a GoDaddy Server

I have a domain name example.com with Dreamhost. I also own a dedicated server with GoDaddy. (1) How do I configure the domain name system, so that the Dreamhost domain name is hosted at the GoDaddy ...
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How do I change Transmit Mode from Auto to ASCII?

I am using Panic's Transmit for my FTP client. I am need to be able upload a .csv file using ASCII but when I go to: Transfer > Mode > ASCII (TEXT) all the Modes are grayed out and I am ...
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Installing plugins and themes on Wordpress by web browser GUI

I have installed XAMPP stack on the bitnami website. It bundles MySQL Database, ProFTPD, and Apache Web Server. I cannot install plugins or themes from the web browser on wp-admin url. When I click ...
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Most efficient method uploading a large SQL db (200mb) to server

Is there an easier way to upload an sql database to the server so it can be accessed via phpmyadmin? My dev seems to do it so easily, however if i try my internet connection usually times out due to ...
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I had loaded my index.html on webserver previously. Now as I am replacing it with the new index.html, the changes are not showing up now

I used the filezilla client to delete the index.html from webserver and upload the new one. P.S. When I open the domain, I can view the previously loaded index.html now. I tried to hard reload. But ...
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How To Upload Files To Server Without Domain Pointing To Nameserver

I am planning on migrating my website from one server to another. Since this website is for my business, I don't want there to be a time frame where customers will land on an empty page. I tried ...
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FTP 550 Permission Denied BUG?

I am having some problems with FTP using Sentora with CentOS 6.2 PROFTPD server installed by sentora (old zpanel). FTP account created by sentora panel with full privileges, the SSH transfers by ...
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Trouble connecting with FTP

I have a client site they host with GoDaddy. Recently, GoDaddy moved them to a different server due to a security issue with another one of the sites hosted on the same server. Since the move (2 ...
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How to transfer a file from one domain to another domain?

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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Program for FTP syncing, but only happens once?

I want to use an ftp sync program which would work on either windows or linux that would connect to an ftp server and sync a folder from my computer to it. The catch is you can't see any files inside ...
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How can I do large file delivery system (YouSendIt) on my own server?

I'm wondering if there is a way that I can replicate the large file delivery system on my own server like the way YouSendIt works. I upload a file on a page, server recognizes it and sends an email ...
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Root directory — verifying ownership — did I put the file in the right place?

down vote favorite share [fb] share [tw] share [in] My site is built in PHP. I need to upload a file to the root directory, to verify ownership of the domain. I put the file in the first window I ...
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Installing AWStats?

Recently I have been getting fed up with Google Analytics, as it is missing a lot of information, whether it not being there to begin with, or getting anonymous data (such as browser used). I have ...
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Update wordpress files with FTP

I installed wordpress on the server manually using filezilla. Now if i edit my wordpress website will it get automatically updated on my pc or do i need to download the changes manually? I want to ...
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Only .ftpquota and no other file on my ftp

I had a problem logging in my ftp account with old login-password (I don't know why, I have changed it to try again, but there is no positive result). So, I made a new FTP account in my CPanel - and I ...