Connecting to ftp with File Browser
crp at cmc.net
Fri Dec 5 15:34:53 UTC 2008
> Ray Parrish wrote:
>> I've added a connection to my web site ftp server in File Browser, but
>> it's not working right. I selected "ftp with login" as type of connection.
>> For some reason it will not show any folders. All I get is the top level
>> folder which contains only a small text file which is a note from my
>> hosting service about enabling Frontpage extensions.
>> I'm being hosted on a Windows server, is this the problem?
>> I'd really like to try out this method of access to my site, but if it's
>> not possible it no big deal as I have a good ftp program which connects
>> to the site no problem.
>> Later, Ray Parrish
> Hi Ray,
> You may need to add a directory to the URL of the FTP server. I've seen
> that before with some servers, your default ftp directory is empty, but
> if you type in the name of the directory you are supposed to be in, it
> figures it out and sends you to the right place
I tried that in the first place, and File Browser told me ther was no
such directory. I know there it's there 'though.
Any other ideas?
Later, Ray Parrish
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