I'm just trying to connect to the server hosting my website through Finder, but it's always read only, even though I'm logging in with my username and password.

Obviously, I can connect with an FTP client (Fetch), and through the terminal, etc. – but what's the trick to FTP-uploading with Finder?


From Apple Support:

You can use the Connect To Server command to connect to an FTP server in the Finder, but you will have read-only access. You cannot copy, or upload, to an FTP volume in the Finder.

  • Good to know, I wasn't aware of this. – glenstorey Jan 22 '11 at 0:46

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