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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Migrating a 20GB website to Netfirms .. Would like solutions

I am a non-profit who is transferring my site to Netfirms and their "plus" shared hosting plan. All they give me is FTP access, and a silly decompressor webapp called "Archive Gateway" that can ...
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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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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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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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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 ssh,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 i'...
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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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My site has crashed .. anyone have some info?

I booked a domain name for my website from a hosting provider .I gave the domain name , along with ftp details to a freelancer to develop the site in wordpress . the freelancer developped and he got ...
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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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microsoft ftp update remote file date

Is there a way to change the file date throw ftp connection on remote server? as the file is uploaded it sets create date to the date it was uploaded, and i want the file to keep its original date ...
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FTP: 550 Permissions Denied

I'm attempting to upload files to my remote server via FTP, but I continually get blocked from uploading files with "550 Permissions Denied". The strange part is that it worked at first perfectly, an ...
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If I must turn off passive ports to be PCI compliant, how do I upload my website?

Our company is undergoing procedures to ensure we are PCI compliant. My site host tells me that they have disabled passive ports in order to pass the PCI scans. This has the effect of disabling ...
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Can I get Wordpress to upload images etc via FTP instead of the filesystem?

I'm installing a Wordpress blog on a site run from a server farm. We can only upload files through FTP (which gets synced to the web servers). Any file written to the server through the web site is ...
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Transferring site from one server to another - good tools?

I'm not a webmaster - I'm a generalist with a strong bias towards development of applications and databases, but currently I'm helping a client I've consulted with before, and they want to move some ...
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How Do I Upload Pages To The Server?

I've heard of FTP but I'm not exactly sure how to use it. What's the best way to get pages from my computer to the server?

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