Articles tagged “Direct FTP”

Setting up your Yahoo Server

Yahoo has made the change to secure connection so this means we have to make a small adjustment in your settings of DFTP. Follow the steps below to connect to your Yahoo Server: Step 1: Open...

Server Profile Information.

Clicking the Servers button in the Toolbar or navigating to File > Manage Servers opens the My Servers window . The My Servers window allows you to set up a server profile you can use to...

PuTTY Getting Flagged As A Problem

If you are receiving an alert from your anti-virus or security program concerning PuTTY, typically these errors are caused by your antivirus software definitions files being out-of-date and...

I Forgot My FTP Username and/or Password.

Contact your hosting provider, and they will be able provide this information, as well as any other server account information you may need.

Make a Backup of Your Site.

Making backups of your files is an important part of being a web designer. After all, you never know when you may need access a previous version of your website. Direct FTP makes it easy to back...

Why Do I Get Disconnected After a Certain Period of Time?

There is nothing in Direct FTP that will automatically terminate the connection, but the server will usually implement some type of auto-disconnect feature for security reasons. You should contact...

When Trying to Connect, the Program Just Hangs.

Try disabling Passive Mode . To do this, navigate to File > Manage Servers , select the desired profile, and uncheck Passive Mode . If the program still will not connect, consult this...

What Does "Passive Mode" Mean?

If you're having trouble connecting, sometimes the solution is as simple as enabling Passive mode. You can find this option by navigating to File > Manage Servers and putting a checkmark...

I Have Uploaded My Website, but I Still Don't See It

Please note that these are all suggestions. If they do not resolve your issue, contact your hosting provider. Because they have all the information about your server and website, they are best...

Configuring a Proxy Server.

If you connect to the Internet using a proxy server, you will need to configure this in Direct FTP before you can connect to your server. To access the proxy server settings, first click Edit...

I'm Using a Firewall, and I Can't Connect.

If you are using a firewall, you will need to scan your computer for Internet-enabled programs. This ensures that your firewall is aware that the program exists and can therefore add it to a list...

11001 in Request ConnectAsync 500 Host Not Found Winsock #11001

Error: 11001 in Request ConnectAsync 500 Host Not Found Winsock #11001 If you get this error when you try to upload, there are a few things you should try: Make sure you are connected...

Using the Auto-Correct Feature

Note : This feature is only available in version 5.2 or lower. Here's a useful feature for those among us whose spelling or typing skills are less than perfect. If you find yourself making...

How to Disable Firewalls.

Please note that disabling firewalls may compromise the security of your computer. If you must disable a firewall in order to use a program, be sure to enable it again once you are finished using...

What File Types are Disallowed or Allowed to be Uploaded to S-Drive with Direct FTP?

Now that Direct FTP supports uploading to S-Drive, you can quickly and easily upload just about any type of file you can think of! This gives you greatly increased flexibility to build your...

Images transfered with Direct FTP appear to be broken

If you are having problems with images that are uploaded with Direct FTP and they appear corrupted, follow these instructions to correct the problem: Step 1: Download and install the...

Connecting to Your Server

To publish your website to the Internet, you will need to use either S-Drive or purchase space on a server where your website will be stored. Server space is owned by a hosting provider, such as...

11004 in Request ConnectAsync 500 No Data Winsock #11004

Error : 11004 in Request: ConnectAsync. Check your server profile settings and try again. 500 No Data (Winsock error #11004) This error can occur if you put something invalid in the Server...

Using the Editor Pane in Direct FTP

Not only does Direct FTP have the ability to upload files, it also comes with a built-in, fully functional HTML editor. For the most part, the Editor functions just like any plain text editor,...

I Accidentally Deleted File(s) and/or Folder(s). Can I Recover Them?

At this time, there is not a tool available in Direct FTP to recover accidentally deleted files. However, if your Web hosting provider has a backup of your site, this may be possible. Contact...

426 Connection Closed; Transfer Aborted or 503 Bad Sequence of Commands

Error : 426 connection closed; transfer aborted or 503 bad sequence of commands Some servers do not allow passive transfers and will return this error if you try using passive mode . Try...

I Have Uploaded My Files with Direct FTP, but I Don't See the Changes

There are several possible causes for this issue: 1. Have you tried refreshing your browser? 2. Have you tried deleting your temporary Internet files? To do this in Internet Explorer,...

I Use Tripod for Web Hosting, and I Can't Upload.

You may want to contact Tripod and make sure you actually have FTP access with your account. If you don't, you will not be able to use Direct FTP to upload your files.

I Can't Delete Certain Files or Folders.

If, when trying to delete certain files or folders, the icon just flashes, disconnect and then reconnect to your server and try again. If this doesn't work, you may want to contact...

Changing Modes

There are three main modes for uploading files in an FTP client: auto, ASCII, and binary. All text-based files are uploaded in ASCII mode, whereas all images, movies, and audio files are uploaded...

How Do I Change File Permissions? / How Do I CHMOD?

If you need to change the permissions of a file or folder on your server (a process also known as CHMOD ), you can use the handy tools in Direct FTP. First, select the file or folder whose...

The Images I Upload Appear Distorted.

This can occur if you upload your pictures in ASCII mode instead of binary. To switch the transfer mode, navigate to Actions > Transfer Mode , and then select the proper mode from the list....

FTP Overview.

What is FTP? What does FTP stand for? What do I use FTP for? What does ... mean? What is an FTP client? What is a server profile? What is Passive...

Is CoffeeCup Software Compatible With Windows 64-Bit?

The short answer is: yes, 99.9% of the time.  The long answer is this: All of our software is designed to work on Windows 8, 7, XP, and Vista 32-bit and 64-bit systems. However, we...

I Get an Error When I Try to Open the Help File.

If you get an error message when trying to open the PDF Help file, it is probably because you don't have a PDF reader installed on your computer. Here's a list of free PDF readers you can...