FTP or File Transfer Protocol is a standard protocol to share files between devices across a network.

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How to connect to a FTP server from a Wi-Fi Hotspot that prevents direct FTP connections?

I am using the wifi at a library where they prevent me to connect to FTP servers for some reason. I need to upload my work. Is there any tool or trick to go around this?
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Point Homebrew to a local package instead of the default, remote one

I'm trying to pull down and install the Alpine mail client with Homebrew. I'm behind a rather terrible proxy with no such thing as FTP proxying. Unfortunately the formula for Alpine requires I ...
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How to get max speed as FTP server?

We need to allow our clients to download files from our office via FTP. We have FIOS which SpeedTest shows as giving us >90mbps downstream, and >70mbps upstream. We've tried FreeNAS; FTP speeds are ...
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FTP server keeps stopping (Mavericks)

On a MacPro at remote office, I enabled FTP server with sudo -s launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist Now it works, but when downloading a large file, it will serve for a few ...
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quick to install and set up FTP server on homebrew for OSX

I need the smallest and easiest FTP server just to grab some files during development. Homebrew has a discrete selection brew search ftp but I'm unsure which is the quickest to setup. I don't want ...
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How can I update the firmware in my router via tftp?

I'm going to flash my wifi-router with alternative firmware by following these instructions on my Mac but I'm struggling with the step Set Your server's IP-Address to 192.168.1.15/24 I can't ...
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Converting Automator Action in applescript to bash script

I just wrote an Automator app using AppleScript (along with a couple of bash lines) to start FTP with a single click. However it runs more than a tad slow. Here's the code: set ftpstatus to "off" try ...
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IPhone File Server & Client to Create Proxy Alternative to Personal Hotspot Tethering

Assumptions: I have the latest iPhone with unlimited fast Internet through my cellular network provider. I have a new Mac. My iPhone prevents me from using my wireless data using my Mac when I set ...
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Sharing mounted FreeNAS volume

We have a FreeNAS in the office which we're using as an FTP server, but the speeds are incredibly slow for clients trying to download from it. When I tried downloading directly (via OS X ftp server) ...
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How to use tabs in Textmate 2 for files opened via Transmit

When editing multiple files from Panic's Transmit, in TextMate 1 they'd open themselves in tabs instead of separate windows. How can I restore that behavior in TextMate 2? This was the workflow for ...
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iPhone FTP utility with automatic backup?

I am searching for an iPhone utility / application with an FTP client that can do automatic backup without user intervention. More specifically, I'd expect to configure the utility once and specify ...
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Dropbox-like client for Macs to access existing FTP/WebDAV/CMIS storage

We have many users on Macs that access their files on one big non-Mac server that supports FTP/WebDAV/CMIS. PROBLEM: They can not use their files while not connected to the Internet. QUESTION: Is ...
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Built in FTP client (cmd + k) - can't upload files (Mavericks)

I have just found out that I can enter a built-in FTP client on my Mac by simply pressing ^ Ctrl + K. Great thing! But after I have successfully connected to my server and a 'folder' with files ...
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merging folders via Cyberduck

I want to upgrade my existing MODX install and this is the message that was in the upgrade instructs: "Do Not Overwrite Directories! Make sure your FTP program merges directories and does not ...
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Automator service for FTP

I am currently using SFTP on my MacBook to perform file transfers with my brother's Linux (Ubuntu) system. Every time we need to share a file, I start the FTP server on my Mac by running the following ...
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Check FTP status using AppleScript

I have an AppleScript Automator application that, when double-clicked, opens FTP and displays an alert confirming the same. It is working perfectly as expected. However, I am looking to make it a tad ...
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How to access my .ssh folder for Transmit or Cyberduck?

I"m trying to connect to my linux server which uses public key authentication. By default, the .ssh folder is hidden on my mac (which I can access via the terminal). However, when I try to setup a ...
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FTP server on Mavericks desktop

I was thinking of installing vsftp through homebrew but found that OS X has its own version of ftpd. So I started to use this server and works fine, except for some security issues. I'm looking for ...
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Can't connect to a specific server via http or ftp on macbook/imac (ok on iPhone)

More often than not I can't connect to my clients server via web and ftp, it may occasionally work (once every couple of days) but then after a couple of page requests it stops responding - it's like ...
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Filezilla Explicit FTP over TLS not working with Airport Extreme

There is a security certificate exchange that occurs at the start of the connection process which doesn't seem to work when the Airport Extreme is used as the Internet access point. When I switch to ...
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Can't access pure-ftpd

I've just compiled pure-ftpd (v1.33) using ./configure --with-pam --with-puredb on my Mac mini Lion and pure-ftpd works fine but I can't access it because of the authentication problem. ...
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What's a good graphical SFTP utility for OS X?

I need a small graphical utility, using which I can ssh to a server and see all the files and copy and paste (drag and drop) into my local machine. I am running Snow Leopard.
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How do I download folders through FTP in Terminal?

How do I download a whole folder through FTP in Terminal?
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Connect to FTP server in Finder not working

I can get to my FTP server just fine from the command line but I cannot get to it from Finder. When I am in Finder and I "Connect to Server" and enter ftp://192.168.125.128/, then my credentials when ...
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FTP sites open in Finder instead of in Safari

I cannot log into FTP sites on my iMac (Intel Core i5, 2.8GHz, running OS X 10.6.7). I probably created the problem when I installed Firefox and it took over as the default browser. I changed the ...
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What file sharing protocol should I use with an older Mac?

I understand that Apple has switched to SMB2 as their default file sharing protocol these days, but I have an old Mac at home that I want to share files with, and it can only run OS X 10.6. OS X 10.6 ...
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How can I do asynchronous download of sites of using Transmit's Automator action?

I want to take backup of my sites regularly, so I setup Automator with Transmit. I also used Calendar to trigger the downloads on schedule. The problem is how can I tell Automator to download sites ...
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Filezilla multiple windows on mac

Dose anyone know how to open a new window for this application on mac? I have googled for the answer, the one comment was to copy and past the application and rename it.
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Needing FTP Software with editing and hides system files?

I am looking for FTP Client software for Mac that Doesn't show hidden system files on the server Can edit files using MS Office and then save them back onto the FTP site automatically without the ...
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Refining a Sublime Text 2 / Transmit workflow

I recently changed code editors from Coda to Sublime Text 2. All in all, I am finding that ST2 fits my web development workflow almost perfectly. My one friction point is when interacting with an ...
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FTP: active vs. passive, command line vs. browser

Here's a weird one for everyone. I'll use AskDifferent because my test bed is on a Mac, but I don't know that the underlying issue is specifically Mac. My Mac is behind a NAT wall. Let's call my ...
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Can I edit content on an FTP server through Finder?

Is there any way around the read-only access that Finder strictly allows so I can get write access to a FTP server through Finder?
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How do I show content of hidden password boxes?

About 1 year ago, I set up FTP access on a webserver that's being used for our client. The project temporarily stopped and is just resuming now. I need to set up the same FTP access on another ...
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How to connect to FTP from Finder with '@' in the credentials?

I haven't been able to connect to an FTP from Finder, if I use other client there is no problem. The user name I am using to connect is in the form user@domain. The domain part in the user name is ...
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FTP app that can monitor a local folder

I recently switched to another text editor from Coda. The feature I miss most from Coda is that it can monitor any folder and publish any changes made with a click of a button. I have been looking for ...
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SSH and Transmit

So jailbroke the ipad successfully and tried to ssh into it using terminal and it works. I then tried to change the root and mobile user passwords which also went smoothly. Now when i try to SFTP it ...
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Use finder to connect to IIS ftp server

I would like to be able to use Finder to connect via (read-only) FTP to a IIS file server. However, I need to log in using the pattern domain\username. I've tried all the combinations I can think of ...
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How to setup FTP server in Mac OS X Lion Server?

I found that there isn't any FTP options in Lion Server. How can I setup it up? I would like to restrict ..... Which user can login with FTP server? Which folder can permitted user access? I found ...
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Docksend in Transmit 4 by Panic no longer works after upgrading to OS 10.7.3

I've just upgraded to OS 10.7.3 and Docksend in Transmit 4 by Panic no longer works. I drop files on the dock icon and nothing happens in Transmit.
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FTP Client with Email notifications?

I'm looking for a FTP client that supports sending notification when transfers have completed. Does anyone know of one? I'd like to trigger an email when files have finished uploading to a server.
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Looking for a tool to automatically two-way sync SFTP with local folder

I use OS X for development and I want to push changes to dev server on every ⌘+S. When I check out a different branch, I want the local folder to update accordingly. So I figured I need an ...
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iOS iCalendar (ICS) Integration

I am using an ICS-based solution for Mozilla Lightning, using FTP to access and modify an ICS file. How can this be integrated into the iPad? My URLs are of the form: ...
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Where does Transmit 4 store temporary downloaded files?

If you have two remote locations in Transmit 4, say an S3 and an FTP location, and you move a file between these two locations, Transmit will automatically download that file, and then upload it. ...
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Transmit - Copy files instead of downloading

I have files and directories on an FTP server that I want to copy to another directory. I select them, and option-release to copy into another directory on the same FTP server. However, Transmit ...
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Is there a remote file transfer solution for TextMate?

Currently doing some php in Eclipse but want to switch to something like Textmate because Eclipse runs like a fat dog. Eclipse has Esftp installed as well as subclipse. This way when i want to work on ...
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MAMP Pro OS X Lion FTP - Cannot Find wp-content directory

I am trying to develop a WordPress theme locally on my Mac (running OS X 10.7.3) running MAMP Pro, and am having trouble utilizing FTP. I know in 10.7, FTP has been deprecated, but was able to get ...
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How do I turn FTP sharing on in Lion?

I recently upgraded to Lion and I tried to FTP into it from another Mac, but I couldn't. I went to System Preferences>Sharing and could only find AFP and SMB sharing. How do I enable FTP sharing in ...
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How do I save ftp.plist file when using sudo nano?

I edited ftp.plist by using sudo nano in terminal, and I saved by control + O but after reboot, it changed again. How can I save the file?
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FTP Client with AppleScript support

I'm looking for an FTP client with the following requirements. File/Folder sync Sftp/SSH tunnelling Outstanding AppleScript support Runs on Lion The GUI interface is not overly important as it ...
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What is the best free FTP server for Mac OS X Server?

I'm running Mac OS X Snow Leopard server on a mac mini and was wondering what the best free FTP server was? I hear okay things about pure-ftpd but I'd like something with an easy to manage UI as well ...