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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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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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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Quickly deleting lots of files using FTP?

At the moment I'm using FileZilla to FTP to my website. Sometimes, I want to delete a large directory, full of lots of other sub-directories and files. Filezilla seems to go through them all ...
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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 ...
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Issue with FTP Transfer Script for CRON [migrated]

I'm trying to get a Backup Script working for rackspace. The final part where it sends the backup to a server isnt working. #!/bin/sh #Set information specific to your site ...
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WinSCP Not Showing .htaccess Files

I've recently installed WinSCP, I was using Filezilla but I've read somewhere that Filezilla it's not a good FTP Client, and also read that WinSCP is a better one. But now that I logged in I realized ...
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How can I transfer files from one server to another server using FTP

How can I transfer files from one server http://abc.com to another server http://xyz.com I do have the ftp passwords of http://abc.com [source server] and destination server. Which tool can be used? ...
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FTP connection timeout forces reconnect before every action

I'm uploading and modifying files on my Apache 2 server via FileZilla and after I perform any action, the connection times out after five seconds, so it keeps having to reconnect every time I perform ...
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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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Change annonymous FTP root folder name(anon_ftp)

I am using Plesk 12 with my windows server 2012. If i enable annonymous FTP in plesk it will create annonymous FTP and root of the FTP will be set to "anon_ftp" folder.If we see in IIS then under FTP ...
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What might happen if I use FTP client without TLS?

For some reason connecting to server using FTP client (eg. filezilla) is not working with TLS encryption enabled. I had to disable it to use FTP. So wondering why is TLS needed in the first place and ...
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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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Transfer files from cPanel shared hosting to VPS with Plesk

I have recently purchased a VPS with Plesk control panel and I am migrating a website I have on a shared hosting with cPanel. I have everything configured on the new VPS but now I need to transfer ...
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How can I change rewrite base using .htaccess, from my root directory to a folder?

My issue here is that I have a folder called "project" on my server, for a cms that I use. However when I click on a link in that file for example about.html, it loads a file outside the folder on the ...
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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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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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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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Set permissions for files uploaded to Apache's web directory via FTP on the Rapsberry Pi

I just set up an Apache web server on my Raspberry Pi, along with MySQL and PHP5. To upload files I set up vsftpd. The ftp connection sent me to my pi user home directory, instead of /var/www. So ...
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FTP GoDaddy Issues

Is there a special port for godaddy servers? Do I have to call them to enable ftp support? I can login w the username and password on the control panel on godaddy.com but not on ftp. I'm not sure ...
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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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Is there any risk to a network if it allows FTP access to third party websites? [closed]

I was not able to FTP access to my website on my college's network. (The college has a cyberoam-firewalled newtork). It would fail at point when directory listing would show up othewise. I later ...
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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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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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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 block all hacking? [closed]

The title explains most of my question. The OS is linux (Lubuntu). The servers are Apache2 (PHP5), MySQL 5.6 and FTP (Samba).
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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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Permissions suddenly changed to '00' on sites images directory

A client's site images directory permissions have suddenly changed to 00. This means no one can access the directories content; not even the browsers. I cannot access the directory or change its ...
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SFTP Speed Limit (being a good neighbor on shared server)

I've been developing my website on a local server and I am ready to upload to production. The initial upload will be in the 4 GB range. I don't want to slam the server, I think a Filezilla speed ...
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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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Removing Joomla from client's server

I've been designing a website for a client. It is since completed and I have the ftp details to upload the site. It appears they are using software called "Joomla!" How should I go about removing ...
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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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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? ...
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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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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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I see files in Filezilla, but the internet denies their existance

I am doing some updates to a 10-year old site, and I am baffled. Everything worked great locally, so I uploaded a bunch of stuff to the server using Filezilla. Within Filezilla I can see all of the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Wordpress install directory, how to change it?

I have my wordpress installation on mywebsite.com/blog I now want to turn my entire mywebsite.com site into a CMS by use of the Wordpress CMS, whilst still maintaining /blog as the blog area. ...
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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 ...