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how to open port 2077 and 2078

by blackshell / June 2, 2010 7:11 AM PDT

Obviously since i'm asking this question ,i'm new-bee to web hosting .I got a free web hosting service,they said i should get my port 207 and 2078 opened. Can someone please help me with this?

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by Sovereign Forum moderator / June 3, 2010 10:43 PM PDT

any hosting provider that asks you to open ports on your computer or network, I'd be very concerned as this should not be required for the average user.

A quick search shows that this may be in order to use a "Web Disk" feature. Is that what this is for?

I would recommend using FTP.


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by blackshell / June 3, 2010 10:46 PM PDT
In reply to: Honestly

yeah ,thats exactly whats this is for??for web disk

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ftp is 20 and 21 so
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 6, 2010 11:06 PM PDT
In reply to: yeah

The numbers don't match. And when I use FTP I often discover that PASSIVE MODE (see google) works.

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I tried Web Disk
by Sovereign Forum moderator / June 14, 2010 3:25 AM PDT
In reply to: yeah

for testing purposes and I can say that I still recommend using FTP. It's really not that much more convenient -- especially considering that you have to open ports.


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