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

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Is it possible to execute the package (located in FTP) from terminal of Mac

I have a scenario where I don't want to allow end-user to download the file but I want for them to install the required tool on their Mac machine using the package of FTP. Is there any way that allows ...
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Finder connects to FTP server, but has blank file list

Description When I mount a LAN or WAN FTP share in Finder under High Sierra (10.13.6), it lists no files or folders. Steps: Connect to the server via Finder's "Connect to Server..." command ("Go" ...
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Connect through Finder with server, save permissions? [duplicate]

I'm trying to access my FTP server through Finder, I can open the server and access the files. But when I try to change a .css file or something and save I then get an error stating that I don't have ...
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Is winSCP available for mac or only windows? [duplicate]

I need a ftp for mac since my current viper ftp is corrupting my xml files. So just wanted to know if we have efficient FTP for mac users.
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Can Apple TV stream video from an external server using SMB or FTP protocol with external subtitles?

I am seriously considering moving from my Android TV-based player to Apple TV player, because my current solution fails completely on playing / streaming videos from from an external server through ...
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FileZilla crash when trying to SFTP transfer

I can still log on SFTP sites with my FileZilla 3.38.1 but as soon as I try to upload or download it crashes (window just disappears). Plan FTP seems to download the file but FileZilla crashes after ...
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Set up FTP server on macOS High Sierra (ProFTPD)

I want to set up an FTP server on macOS High Sierra. (FTP is removed from macOS High Sierra, unlike previous versions.) Since I have to use the other application connecting to the FTP server (my Mac),...
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How to set Firefox as default client for ftp:// links?

How can I set Firefox as the default client for ftp:// links? At the moment default client for ftp:// is Finder, which I don't like. I found a similar question, which is 7 years old and the solutions ...
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FTP Issues on MacOS, can't write on the disk

I'm developing a website for a client, but some space of the server we will be used to transfer large files of softwares like Maya Autodesk (my client working with 3D modeling). I'm trying to ...
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After restoring FTP server in High Sierra, how to log in to localhost?

I followed the instructions here https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/312273/72004 to get an FTP server running on High Sierra. But when I log in to localhost, it doesn't recognize me as a user. % ftp ...
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Missing ftp command line tool on macOS

Use ftp to obtain source code. I am following a linux command line book to learning compiling. [me@linuxbox src]$ ftp ftp.gnu.org Connected to ftp.gnu.org. 220 GNU FTP server ready. I tried and ...
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Is there a way to write with FTP using the Finder [duplicate]

I'm aware of this question Built in FTP client (cmd + k) - can't upload files (Mavericks), but my question is specifically targetted to anyone who has used Ubuntu, and fully understands how ...
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How to install a FTP client from the command line on Mac? [duplicate]

I'm using Mac OS X (High Sierra) and would like to run FTP from the command line (as opposed to a client with a GUI). Unfortunately, I don't seem to have it installed ... localhost:myproject davea$ ...
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Maos 10.13.1 High Sierra: unable to start proftpd

I just upgrades to 10.13 and I need a ftp server. I installed proftpd with homebrew. brew services start proftpd (or sudo brew services start proftpd) says: ==> Successfully started proftpd (label: ...
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Unable to run vsftpd command

I am using Sierra 10.12.6 and by using Homebrew, vsftpd is installed so that I can set up an FTP server my iPad can connect to. However, I can't run the command vsftd: zsh: command not found: ...
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Safari downloads files via FTP as Unknown.dms

This is a rather recent issue: when I download a file from my web server via ftp it gets saved as Unknown.dms macOS: 10.12.6 Safari: 11.0 Interestingly, downloading the same file with e.g. Chrome ...
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How to get BSD FTP and Telnet back in 10.13 (High Sierra)?

There are some real problems with not having ftp and telnet present in 10.13 now as per Apple's dictate. Has anyone found a solid way to bring BSD ftp and telnet back to macOS vs using inetutils?
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Command Line FTP Client Confused By Tilde?

I noticed this really weird behaviour in the macOS command line ftp client... get index.html ~/Desktop/index.html fails if there exists no 'index.html' on the Desktop with the error ftp: Can't ...
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Error -36 while copying .pkg from ftp server

I obtain an error Some data can't be read or written (error code -36) while copying a .pkg file from an ftp server in Finder. I have read this related question. I have contacted the owner of the ...
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How to extract large .tar.gz file on FTP

So I have a .tar.gz wordpress backup file of size 1.6 GB. When I try to extract this file using FTP file manager, it partially extracts it.
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Having trouble configuring homebrew to run pure-ftpd as a service

I am trying to run pure-ftpd 1.0.46 as a service and have configured my plist file as below: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http:...
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MacOS SFTP Public Key Authentication

We can enable SFTP on our MacOS by going into System Preferences -> Sharing -> Remote Login This works fine and we can easily connect to our local server by sftp localhost and then provide the ...
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After connecting to a server using ftps://somesite.com the files cannot be dragged and dropped there?

I just learned of a new way to connect to a server and do secure ftp, which is to use Finder, and use Go -> Connect to Server and use ftps://xyz.somesite.com and it will open the directories just ...
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How can I modify vsftpd.conf in macOS?

I've installed vsftpd via Homebrew, and I found that the vsftpd.conf file should be modified in order to set write_enable=yes and put file. I googled and tried to find vsftpd.conf in my MacBook, but ...
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Is there a Mac FTP client that will open SSH at current location?

I often find myself looking at files in an FTP client and I need to do something from the shell. My workflow is to open terminal/iTerm, SSH in to the same server, and navigate to where I need in the ...
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Public folders or “All Users” folder in Mac?

I have a web server in OS X Server with an open source digital asset management system installed: ResourceSpace. The main Web Root folder is shared via FTP and with permissions set to "All Users". I'...
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FTP file to specific path on server

I try to FTP a file with a one liner in a shell from a mac to a folder on my server. Doing the same in the FTP-Shell is not a problem for me, but doing this in one line is not possible to me. I even ...
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How to download Firefox via command line FTP

I am attempting to install Firefox on my Mac, which currently does not have a browser. From a bash terminal I have ftp installed and am currently connected to the internet. However, I have been ...
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Transmit Automator Actions Not Loading

I have been using Panic Transmit to upload files from a specific folder to an S3 bucket for quite a while (couple of years). I have run into an issue where the Automator actions associated with Panic ...
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Monitoring users connected to FTP

I have set up shared folders on my Mac OS X Yosemite , users can connect to the folders using FTP. Is there a way to monitor which users are connected to the FTP server? Thank you
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What is the best free option for automatic ftp sync with finder? [closed]

I was quite happy when I found out that Finder had native support, but it didn't take long until I realized it was read-only access. What is the best free option for automatic ftp sync with finder? ...
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Using MBP as web server with many users

I teach new media classes at a small liberal arts and sciences university. For the past several years, I have been running an Ubuntu server on an old desktop PC in my office. At the beginning of each ...
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Finder Connect to Server Opens into VLC [duplicate]

I wanted to connect to an FTP Server using Finder's Go > Connect to Server option. So I try to do so like this: But, when I try to do so, it opens in VLC and then VLC crashes. Anyone facing a ...
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Conflict with my Mac user won't let me connect to my site's FTP

I realize this may be a weird thing to ask and that it doesn't make much sense, so I will clarify the issue here. It is a very bizarre issue that I do not understand why is happening and I do not know ...
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Is there any way to stream audio and video files from Windows laptop to iPhone 6 plus at anytime with my own wifi hotspot?

I have a iPhone 6 plus and a laptop with wifi. I just need to stream audio and video files from Windows Laptop at anytime with my own wifi hotspot. My workarounds: Have tried VLC Streamer but it ...
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Steps to send a file with FTP?

I can connect to my server in my terminal with ftpcommand. Then, I connect to my site with open xxx but I don't know how to send file from my computer (local) to this server, with put. Can someone ...
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Problems in OS X with Transmit “Mount to Disk” after Mac upgrade to El Capitan

I got a problem in Transmit, after upgrading my Mac to El Capitan (v 10.11). When I tray to "Mount to Disk", I get the following Error: Internal error (rc=1) while attempting to mount the file ...
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Daily FTP backup script for external hard drive

I need to set a daily backup of a specific external hard drive in iMac to a FTP server. In Windows I use a batch file but with OS X I'm a little lost.
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Transmit temporary file structure

Transmit normally stores files at: ~/Users/esemrow/Library/Caches/Cleanup At Startup/Transmit/300C3B29-9684-443B-9784-9316236D5795/index.php Is there a way to have it mimic the remote file structure? ...
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FTP not working on any FTP client not even with Mozilla or Chrome

I am using a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.10.3. I am a developer and I use FTP on a regular basis. However I am new to OS X. It was working fine but suddenly FTP stops working for all FTP clients on my ...
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Does Apple accept apps which has a simple HTTPServer or FTPServer for transferring files via wi-fi?

I don't know is question silly but I couldn't find any answer. I am also an android developer and I built a file sharing application (for android) which allows two devices in the same wifi network to ...
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Any good multi-threaded SFTP clients for Mac?

I am amazed that there doesn't seem to be a decent multiple connection capable FTP/SFTP client for Mac. The only one I've seen is CaptainFTP, which looks awful, like it's from the last century. ...
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Yosemite as ftp server

I have many problems with my Mac OS X. The system is only reachable via SSH, but not with FTP and not with SMB. So I tried to concentrate on FTP, seems easier to debug and may be it's one problem for ...
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How to delete an account for a now unused ftp server from finders “connect at login” list

EDIT2: I found the solution, see my answer below. EDIT: The question may be a bit misleading I don't have it in the favorites bar, the problem is that finder always tries to connect to a server when ...
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Is there a way to open files from Transmit in Sublime Text 2 as new tab, not new window?

I use Transmit as FTP-client and Sublime Text 2 as text editor. When I open file from Transmit to edit it in Sublime Text 2 it opens in new window. It's pretty awkward. Is there a way to open files ...
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How can I connect to ftp server in terminal?

How can I connect to ftp server in terminal? What is the command? For example for the ssh server: ssh admin@ip.of.the.site
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Code editor with key authentication

I have been using Dreamweaver for many years simply because it has a built in FTP manager. This makes working on a website very efficient. The code editor isn't all that great but I manage with it ok....
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Incomplete FTP transfers with Yosemite (Transmit & FileZilla)

I'm having weird issues when uploading files via FTP. I'm not entirely sure, but I think I never observed this problem before using OS X 10.10: File uploads via FTP in both FileZilla and Transmit are ...
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Yosemite does not have ftp sharing option in file sharing preferences?

I have just obtained a Macbook Pro with Yosemite installed and am trying to connect to it from another host on the local network via ftp. The connection is refused. So I get into the preferences in ...
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Connecting to FTP, directory seems to be blank

I need to transfer some files into a guest computer in VirtualBox, and I think FTP would be a good way, but am having trouble connecting the two "computers". I tried running: sudo -s launchctl load -...