FTP question

  BAZZER007 16:52 01 Mar 05
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Hi
Iam using the program Serv-U and have a FTP server running at the moment but i have no idea how to connect to it from another computer.Iam also using a program called WS-FTP-PRO this program connects to the other program.

Do people need a simular program to connect to my FTP? WS-FTP-PRO
Thanx.

  BAZZER007 11:25 02 Mar 05

Hi
No one with FTP experience???

  pj123 11:39 02 Mar 05

Try putting your post on the Webdesign Forum, you may get a better response.

  jg1990 14:54 02 Mar 05

your question correctly you have a FTP server running on your computer and you wish to connect to it from another computer, yes/no?

If this is the case to connect to the FTp site simply open up internet explorer and type the following into the address bar:

click here;insert domain or ip address here>

It is likely that you will have to enter a password unless you have allowed anonymous access.

Hope this helps.

Regards, James

  BAZZER007 15:42 02 Mar 05

yes i have a ftp server running but i can't connect to it,i've tried the link you gave me but it comes up with the error message.
ftp folder error
windows cannot access this folder.
server name or address could not be resolved.

thanx

  jg1990 11:53 03 Mar 05

it has got a little "mangled"!

This is what it should be (without the spaces):

ftp:// <domainnameoripaddress>

Are you using a router?

If you are you need to make sure that ports 20 and 21 are both forwarded to your pc running the ftp server.

Regards, James

  Yoda Knight 11:55 03 Mar 05

have you given access to the folders?

  BAZZER007 12:05 03 Mar 05

No problem
Some help is better than non.
I'am using the BT voyager router and i've been trying for so time to get hold of BT for help.So thay can give me a password to access the cnnfiguration setting.
Thanx James

  BAZZER007 12:09 03 Mar 05

Yes ive opened 2 account anonymously.

  Yoda Knight 12:12 03 Mar 05

Serv-u FTP is realy simple to setup and use, so I would think that jp1990 is probably on the right rack with it being the port setup that needs attention and not the Serv-u settings itself

  Yoda Knight 12:16 03 Mar 05

try pinging ur ftp site ?

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