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July, 2010

  • 21 July

    How to Change Your FTP Port

    The default port for most FTP servers is 21, and that is how most system administrators will leave it. The majority of FTP clients are configured to use it, and some will not even ask you to change it unless you dig through the configuration. There are, however, a few …

  • 19 July

    What is Anonymous FTP?

    By default, FTP servers require the user to login in order to upload or download files. Many web hosts, however, additionally offer the ability to use anonymous FTP. It basically gives you the ability to allow users to login to the FTP server without providing a username or a password. …

  • 6 July

    How to Connect via FTP

    FTP iconFTP stands for File Transfer Protocol and is the most widely accepted method for uploading files to a web server. All web hosting companies offer FTP service, but there may be slight differences in how you connect to them. To begin, you will need an FTP client, such as …

June, 2010

  • 17 June

    Windows Command Line Tools

    With a remote dedicated server, sometimes being able to access it from the command line can be your greatest asset. Like Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, Windows servers also have command line programs that can make managing your server from afar a lot easier. Attrib – Allows you to …

  • 8 June

    Linux Server Command Line FTP

    For desktop computers, graphical FTP clients allow users to connect to their websites and upload files. Essentially, FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is the most common method of publishing your web content to your website. Although many users rely heavily on dynamic websites, such as blogs, to update their sites from …

April, 2010

  • 15 April

    Binary vs ASCII FTP Upload

    Many recent FTP program automatically detect your file type and upload them correctly without any problems; however, if your FTP software does not do this or if your file is unique and cannot be detected correctly, you will need to set either an ASCII or Binary upload method. A binary …

  • 5 April

    Troubleshooting website connectivity issues

    Nothing is worse than waking up and finding out your website is down. The immediate reaction is to grab the phone and drop an anger bomb on your web hosting provider. While it certainly could be a problem with your server, there are a few things to check before going …

March, 2010

  • 15 March

    Manage Amazon S3 storage with CrossFTP

    Let’s face it, many of the today’s website owners and even system administrators are not as comfortable with code, scripts, and command line tools as the generation that come before them. Some may struggle with cloud services like Amazon S3 because of difficult and sometimes time-consuming command line programs. CrossFTP …

February, 2010

  • 18 February

    Test your server load with curl-loader

    It is very difficult to test a server’s real-world performance under stress. While you could hire a company or individual to bombard your server, the cost involved may not be worth the results. The open source application called curl-loader simulates load and application behavior of thousands of HTTP/HTTPS and FTP/FTPS …

January, 2010

  • 18 January

    Web FTP: Great for on-the-go

    Chances are good you already have a FTP client installed on your computer for transferring files to your web host, but what if you are on a public computer and no client is installed? Many web hosts now offer web-based FTP service. Using a web FTP client, you can access …