Questions tagged [ftp]

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

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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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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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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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Why do files and dirs placed in httpd document root have group changed to _www?

This is a bit technical: I do localhost development on Mac High Sierra and other Mac systems on my local network. I have been working on content management code in php. Recently I have come up with ...
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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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Transmit.app won't upload any files; asks me to make sure I have permission to edit the file

Whenever I try to upload a file using Transmit. It always displays an error "Transmit can't upload the file. Make sure you have permission to edit this file." I have contacted both Panic, who seem ...
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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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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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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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pure-ftpd working but leaving open processes for every login

I recently jumped from OSX El Capitan to High Sierra. One of the things I lost was my FTP server, which is used by my in-house webcam system to record events. When El Capitan went away, so did my ...
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Can't ping to my iPhone 6s!

My iPhone 6s and my laptop (Ubuntu 18.04) run on the same network (192.168.64.0) with subnet mask 20. But when I'm trying to ping to my iPhone from my laptop (192.168.64.132/20 > 192.168.64.155/20): ...
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Cannot connect to network drive attached to Wifi router on Macbook Pro 2017, Mojave OS

I can see the network drive displayed in the finder but when I click on it keeps loading until freezes. Sometimes is working however. I can access the drive from Apple TV, Windows notebook and so. ...
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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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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 ...