Moving Files with FTP

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FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol.  It is a common mean to transfer files to a remote host.  You will need to provide the information in the dialog box shown above.


Host: Your Host's FTP access. This is may not be the same as your web site name.

Port: Your Host's FTP port (normally the default is 21)

Your User ID and Password for FTP access. This may be different than your site logon.

Remote Path: The Host FTP address will take you to the top level of that sites FTP. You can enter the relevant subdirectory here.


Progress is shown in the Status bar.


Note: The Web Server Service (and any databases) must be started/running for your web to perform properly.