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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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Issues with infinityfree and filezilla

very new to PHP and web hosting so bear with me! Having issues with infinityfree hosting. I'm trying to reach 'index.php' inside 'PHP-Assignment2-DylanB' but having no luck. The page refreshes and ...
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Server's certificate is unknown when using ftp with cPanel

I have a VPS hosting with both WHM/cPanel and SSH root access, I created an FTP account using cPanel, now when I try to connect using FileZilla I get the following warning: The server's certificate is ...
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System to distribute update files [closed]

I'm a bit new to the web side of programming. Can I use Apache for file hosting and recording of clients that download a file? I need to distribute update files to clients and want to record client ID'...
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How to stop running website copying task initiated in Plesk Panel?

I have started website copying to an external directory via FTP at Plesk Panel (Centos 7). I wanted to stop it because it is too slow and will take it many days if I let it continue to run. I have ...
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SSL certificate hostname does not match, but online validation says all is OK

I secured our server with Let's Enccrypt SSL certificate, which I installed with Certbot on Apache. It works great - I validated it with online SSL checkers. However, Filezilla FTP client always shows ...
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How can I view or download the file system of a Wordpress site hosted with AWS?

I am trying to revamp a website for a non-profit and have not used AWS prior. The original website I'm trying to copy/download is hosted on AWS, and I was planning on moving it to hosting I already ...
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Where is the public_html directory in my DreamHost account?

I would like to setup https://github.com/NamelessMC/Nameless version 1.0.21 on my DreamHost web hosting. I tried following this guide, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3u8RThdflY. However, when I use ...
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FileZilla issue connecting with godaddy ftp server

I have a hosting service with Godaddy and want to connect to FTP to transfer files. I am using filezilla client to transfer stuff. However I am having problem that sometimes it connects just fine, ...
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Wordpress files will not show up in ftp client

I am new to FTP transferring. I have logged into my FTP account using FileZilla I was supposed to have access to the files from my WordPress site (according to CPanel), instead, I am just getting a ...
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Hosting provider's cPanel expired and we can't upload or download files

My client's hosting provider's cPanel licence has either expired or number of users have exceeded limit. Now although my client has valid login credentials, he is unable to actually access the panel ...
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ftp not working [closed]

I was doing backup of my site, using filezilla, as I did for many years. it is a wordpress site with thousands of files and many folders. In the past it just did the backup with no problems. But now ...
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Create FTP/SSH account with read-only access in DirectAdmin

I have a developer who wants to check website files on the server. In the past, this developer has made changes that broke the website. In order to avoid unwanted file editing, I need to grant the ...
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Website backup file size differs on server vs when downloaded via FTP

When I backup my files using Filezilla, as soon as a file is downloaded, it has different file size with the original file size on the server. I am not sure if it is normal or a kind of virus or ...
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Debian Server Upload-Limit via PHP and SFTP

do you know where upload limits can be set on a debian server running apache2 and php7 outside of php? Problem: Can't upload files bigger than ~2MB Tried solutions: configuring php.ini (both ...
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Copy all symlinks using FTP

I'm attempting to download project files that contain many symbolic links in many different directories. Filezilla properly downloads files and directories but responds with error when trying to ...
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Why are hacking attempts coming from IP addresses owned by Google?

I catch, save, and report all suspicious or malicious acts against my servers. Among the things I track are port scans on vulnerable ports (including the default ports for SSH, RDP, Plesk, and Webmin, ...
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How to disable TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1 in VSFTPD on Debian 10 Buster?

I'm done with the insecure FTP and serve only FTP over SSL in my VSFTPD on Debian 10 Buster. The man page is not clear at all as per my question: How do I disable the 20 years old TLSv1.0 and also ...
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Change server structure to be able to view files/folders in browser (Dedictaed server)

I'm trying to deploy Wordpress on a red hat Linux server (dedicated server). I'm trying to access it using the normal URL structure [IP]/[rootfoldername]/[nameofthefile] but it's not working. Note ...
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How do I set up my SSH keys so I can copy files from my local PC to a remote shared server?

I want to start using SSH instead of FTP, but I am clueless when it comes to SSH keys. I'd like to use a Gulp command to transfer my files (as I do now with FTP). I've found a good amount of NPM ...
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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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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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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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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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