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    1. In the Host Name/Address: field enter the Main URL for your website
    2. In the User ID: field, enter your Account name
    3. In the Password field, enter password (note: If you have checked Anonymous Login, WS-FTP displays the address as typed. If you have not checked this option, a series of asterisks displays.
  1. Click OK
  2. A connection with the ftp server is established and the session window opens.

File Transfer with WS-FTP

Once connected, the WS-FTP window contains information about the local and remote computers. Files and directories on your local computer appear in the left hand box. Files and directories on the remote computer appear in the right hand box. To navigate among directories, double-click on a directory name. To move up a level in the directory structure, double-click on the two dots(..). The current directory appears at the top of the screen.

Connection Window

Upload Content

  1. Click once on a file name in the left hand box
    (note: Unix treats filenames somewhat differently than other programs. It is useful to remove spaces, capitalization and extensions from filenames before uploading them)
  2. Click on the circle next to ASCII if it is a text file, or next to Binary if it is a binary file. If your not sure what to use, select Auto
  3. Choose a directory on the remote computer (right-hand panel) to which you want to upload the file. Note: All viewable web content (html files, images, etc.) should go in the /html directory.
  4. Click on the right arrow button.

Download Content

  1. Click once on a file name in the right hand box
  2. Click on the circle next to ASCII if it is a text file, or next to Binary if it is a binary file. If your not sure what to use, select Auto
  3. Choose a directory on your computer (local system in the left-hand panel) to which you want to download the file.
  4. Click on the left arrow button.

Close a Connection

  • Click on the Close button in the lower left corner

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8:10 PM - Tuesday Dec 12, 2017                        

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