WS-FTP is a program that is used to upload and download files to and
from your Virtual Server web space. A copy of WS-FTP can be downloaded
Once you start WS-FTP you a greeted with a screen that may look complicated,
but in fact it is very straight forward and simple once you are familiar
with the terms that are used.
Name is the reference name which WS-FTP remembers
the profile by, this can be anything that you like.
Host Name / Address
is probably the single most important item on this form. Enter your
domain name that you have with your account (ftp.mydomain.co.uk).
This is so WS-FTP can locate your virtual server on the Internet.
is the type of server that you are working with. All our servers are
UNIX based (Redhat 5.1) so this must be set to UNIX (standard)
Username & Password
is the most obvious of details on the form, please note that these
details are case sensitive.
Once you have setup WS-FTP and clicked OK WS-FTP will display
the directory structure on your virtual server on the right hand side,
and your local machine directory structure on the left.
Now you can transfer files to and from your virtual server by dragging
files across or tagging files and using the arrow buttons in the FTP
Please make sure that when you transfer HTML files that you select
the ASCII protocol, and when you transfer Binary/Image files that
you use the Binary protocol