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Questions tagged [ftp]

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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Installed Opencart theme not showing?

I've installed a few free opencart themes for testing before I pay for any themes. Only 1 worked successfully, ie, when I enable it, my website changes. However, none of the 3 themes I installed ...
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How can I move the eCommerce section to Shopify while preserving an image subfolder without breaking SEO?

I have a pretty unique situation so I'm wondering how to properly get this handled. Basically our old site consists of 2 things: An eCommerce site hosted directly on the domain (ex: mysite.com). A ...
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Webmin FTP User - Create user to view another users folder

So I have a server with Webmin installed and I've succesfully managed to create a user with an ftp group and setup the account in such a way that once they ftp into the site, they can only view their ...
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FTP Accounts Created Automatically?

I am new here, but I am experiencing something that seems to be quite unique. I did research online and could not find an answer to this. So I created this post to see if I can get some clarity. As ...
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Can a CPanel managed server only have one SFTP account?

I use SFTP in Filezilla to transfer files to and from my web host. But if I want to create an account for a vendor, it seems I am limited to FTP or FTPES. I was told this was a restriction of CPanel ...
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Why would Gulp Vinyl-FTP get time out issues, but Filezilla does not?

Apologies if this is the wrong place to post this but I've tried Stack Overflow with no result and am getting desperate for answers. I want to set up Gulp so I can deploy my compiled css files via ...
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FTP: Connection breaks from time to time

I asked this question in the network engineering forum but it was rejected as off topic. Hope this section is the appropriate one. When uploading files to my webspace by FTP, the connection breaks ...
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Downloading from FTP on iOS devices

I recently created a website for a publishing company, from where the visitors can download book samples in PDF format from the company's FTP server. On Windows, macOS and Android everything works ...
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How to post a tweet when a new file is uploaded onto a directory over FTP [closed]

I really hope this is the correct platform for my question. I have spent countless hours on Google but I came up empty-handed. How can I automatically post a tweet when a new file is uploaded onto a ...
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Can uploaded files override Apache permissions?

I teach web development courses to liberal arts majors, and the web server (Ubuntu Apache) is located in my office. At the beginning of each semester, I create public_html directories for each of my ...
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Filezilla 227 Entering Passive Mode

I started to transfer some plugin files to my server via Filezilla. After a while I'm getting following error from my server. Command: PASV Response: 227 Entering Passive Mode (185,22,186,185,...
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New line characters stopped getting written to PHP app's log file after switching FTP clients

I have a website running on PHP and I fwrite a log file. I append PHP_EOL to get each log entry on a new line. This was working fine but about a week ago the newlines stopped appearing so the ...
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Redirecting FTP Browser Requests to HTTP

Is there - and if yes, what is it - a solution to the following task: I want to redirect browser requests targeting ftp://www.example.net to http://www.example.com I am aware that ftp:// is ...
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Centos 7 FTP user being able to see directories they should not

I created a user on Centos 7 via webmin and pointed /var/www/html/page as their home directory so when they log in they start from there. However, I logged in myself and realized that they can ...
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Error when pruning WHM backups sent offsite via FTP

We're using WHM 64.0 on a CloudLinux 6.9 dedicated host. We have a scheduled backup configured that backs up each hosted cPanel, as well as the system files. The backup also FTP's the backup files ...
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Is it possible to get FTP access with GitHub Page?

I want to make a website using GitHub Pages but can I get FTP access for the website?
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How can I give FTP access to multiple folders in cPanel?

I am trying to create a FTP account in cPanel, and give it FTP access to multiple directories. There are a lot of folders, but I only want to give the user access to two of them. I know how to give ...
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Did I just stop my caching issue?

I frequently upload my projects on my hosting and ask some feedback; but the problem is that those people always have to clean their cache in order to see the new changes. So I think i might just ...
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Closing ftp-connection in filezilla

If I am connected to a server, is it ok to just shut down filezilla? Does filezilla make a disconnect in a proper way?
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Can file encoding change when FTP is used?

I'm developing a web application which downloads a number of web pages using PHP curl. It then uses diff to compare the files as they change each day. I reported a problem a few weeks back where ...
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Easy way to publish a website. (Transferring files to hosting provider with 1 click)

Currently I have a hosting in godaddy, and I setup WAMP to my local computer for Wordpress development. When I finish working on files locally, I want to deploy them to godaddy, however each time ...
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FTPed to server running sentora and only found empty / folder

I just FTPed to my server with a fresh Sendora install. All i can see is / folder. The / folder is completely empty. Instruction on my website, when visiting, mydomain.com, say that I should: ...
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How can I add more than 3 additional FTP accounts for the same subdomain/subscription in Plesk?

Using the option "Subscriptions > (mysite) > Websites and domains > FTP Access" I can add up to 2 additional FTP accounts (in addition to the first one) which I can use to point to other folders in ...
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Can't edit files via FTP even though permissions are correct?

I'm generally new to this, but I have a server that I'm working on remotely. I'm connecting to it (Ubuntu Server 16.04) via SSH (vsftpd, to be specific) on my mac, but it wont let me edit files? I've ...
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Cpanel is unable to load login page

I am a trying to load Cpanel login page. Below is link of Cpanel login page: http://sale.coupsoft.com:2082 I am an unable to open the following page using my IP address. Chrome loader is running but ...
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What is a recommended maximum number of files in a directory on your webserver?

I have directory that contains 400,000+ files. Potentially the directory could easily contain ~30,000,000 files. Is that a good idea or should I rather chop it up in smaller directories like this: /...
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What is the true filename on my server?

I have created a pdf under the name André.pdf on my server. However, I am not sure if this is the actual filename. I first assumed André.pdf is the actual filename because I can access it through ...
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Can I delete .ftpquota file on server or not

I'm just doing upgrades alongside some cleaning on my server [cpanel], can I delete this file? does it harm my system or just resets (automatically gets created again with 0 0)?
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Why I cannot see the root folder of my website?

I have a website hosted by Altervista on ComicPress theme. I purchased the second level domain, the URL is still myblogname.altervista.org. I installed FileZilla client for entering the root folder ...
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How do I increase the upload size in Wordpress?

My blog runs on the comicPress theme powered by Wordpress, on Altervista hosting service. I purchased the second level domain and therefore I aim customizing everything I need to. I normally upload ...
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virtualmin: how to set ftp user's root directory?

Under virtualmin's "edit users" panel, I set a new FTP user with the home directory being website subdirectory: medias\. When I login to this user, the landing directory is medias\, however this user ...
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How to upload site to specific subpage

I have two sites. One I created in Adobe Muse and uploaded it to randomdomain.com through FileZilla. The other was created outside of Adobe Muse, and has its own CSS stylesheets and PHP code. I want ...
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Where to upload my files to on openshift?

I have a node app that I want to upload on openshift. I have already managed to create a public/private key and am able to sftp to my server. However, when I enter what I see is the following: I ...
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Can .htaccess be changed through FTP after it was edited in WordPress in a way that breaks the site?

I made the mistake of putting in the following code on my .htaccess file thru Yoast SEO: # Remove www from any URLs that have them: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\. RewriteRule ^(.*)$ ...
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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 - 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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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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Alternatives to FTP for website file transfer? FTP never works anymore

I'm looking for alternative ways that I can transfer files to from websites without FTP or some other work around for my current problems. I have a few sites that I used to be able to transfer up and ...
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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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Uploading a website when FTP ports are banned

I'm a student living in a dormitory. My dormitory banned all FTP related ports. I'm designing websites but I don't know how to upload them without a FTP client or SSH. Is there anyway to upload it? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...