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How to offer files publically via FTP?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by calande2, Jan 11, 2006.

  1. calande2

    calande2 Well-Known Member

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    I put some files in my public_ftp folder, as well as in the public_ftp/incoming folder.

    I also checked the option "Site Management Tools / FTP Manager > Anonymous FTP > Allow anonymous access"

    When accessing ftp.mydomain.com anonymously in my browser, I don't see any file...
    How could I give access to the public using the FTP protocol?
    Thanks,

    Charles.
     
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    Izzee Well-Known Member

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    Polite authentication is usually done this way:
    Username: anonymous
    Password: your_email@your_place.com

    You must have a dedicated IP for anonymous ftp to work.

    If you have a dedicated IP then try an ftp client first and if you can access anonymous ftp then the problem is within your browser.

    Are you using IE?

    :)
     
  3. calande2

    calande2 Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. Yes I have a dedicated IP. I'm using WS_FTP Pro 2006, logging in anonymously as you stated above.

    Please try it: ftp.nouvelordre.org - You won't see any file, although I have some files in my public_ftp folder. How could I solve this?
     
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    Ok, I found out it must me "anonymous@domainname.com" instead of just "anonymous" :rolleyes:
     
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