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About Remote Site Settings?

by andy_pipu / September 28, 2004 9:56 AM PDT

I can't connect to the ftp server. I want to ask how should I fill up the form here?

Site name: like what?

FTP Information
Host: like what? Port: what should I use? Directory: like what? User name: Password: * Passive mode what is it for?

HTTP Information
URL: like what?

Can show me some of the example?

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Re: About Remote Site Settings?
by Donna Buenaventura / October 5, 2004 9:37 AM PDT


It depends which server you will try to connect and how you will try to connect.

If you are using an FTP program (Example: WS_FTP), it came with documentation on how to use it. Most FTP program has documentation Happy

Port # depends on what the server provides. If you are downloading from an FTP, a browser should do that for you. If you are uploading via browser, your browser should allow it too as long as you allow the connection. An FTP program like WS_FTP needs the info you need. Check with the programs documentation.

See samples at

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