[macvoiceover] Re: Writing to an FTP server via the finder

I am sure you could get proftpd to work if you don't mind editing
text-based config files -- then you would have anonymous logins.

James Dean <professordean@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> That requires you to create each user account as accounts, thus showing up at 
> the log-in screen, and having multiple profiles, thus making this approach 
> very clunky for my purposes. Also, The instructions on Ehow.com say to go to 
> system preferences, choose "Sharing" and look for "FTP sharing" or "FTP 
> Server" something like that, but I do not see that anywhere in the services 
> table. That is an idea though provided I could find this missing option and 
> chose to use only one or two user accounts.
> 
> James A. Dean
> 
> 
> On Apr 10, 2011, at 4:23 PM, Sarah Alawami wrote:
> 
> > I believe the mac itself has an ftp server but I don't knpow how accessibil 
> > it is as I have never gotten it to work due to my router being stupid.
> > Sarah Alawami
> > 
> > If you  need an edit  done on a small project go to 
> > http://music.marrie.org/master.html for more info. If you need to contact 
> > me my info is below.
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> > On Apr 10, 2011, at 1:11 PM, James Dean wrote:
> > 
> >> There is also a very good, free, accessible OSX FTP server client called 
> >> "Cyber Duck."
> >> 
> >> Just one more alternative. Along the same lines, I am looking for an FTP 
> >> *hosting* accessible package, similar to Serv-U or File Zilla Server. I 
> >> have searched the Mac App store and done various Google searches. I found 
> >> one called "FTP D Manager," I think it was, but I just got, ... "program 
> >> has no windows." So, not much left to do with that. Oh, no menubar, either.
> >> 
> >> James A. Dean
> >> 
> >> 
> >> On Apr 10, 2011, at 1:37 PM, Christopher-Mark Gilland wrote:
> >> 
> >>> Transmition is very very good.  it's not freeware, but it's extremely! 
> >>> reasonable, and works wonderfully! with Voiceover!  However, having said 
> >>> this, it sounds to me more like one of two things being that I myself a a 
> >>> certified network server admin sys op, I think I may have some insight as 
> >>> to the issue.  Could it be, that one of two things're happenning?
> >>> 
> >>> 1.  You're trying to upload to the wrong directory on the server.
> >>> 
> >>> 2.  The user who granted you access to the server may have forgotten to 
> >>> give you write access, meaning you only have read, if even that 
> >>> permissions.
> >>> 
> >>> Just two ideas of thought.
> >>> 
> >>> Let us know.  It's possible something elses going on, but I'd start with 
> >>> that basis, and build from there.
> >>> 
> >>> Chris.
> >>> 
> >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ricardo Walker" <rwalker296@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>> To: "Macvisionaries" <macvisionaries@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Cc: "Macvoiceover list" <macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Sent: Sunday, April 10, 2011 1:09 PM
> >>> Subject: [macvoiceover] Writing to an FTP server via the finder
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> Hi folks,
> >>> 
> >>> I have a large file I want to share with someone so they gave me the 
> >>> login information for their ftp server.  I opened up safari, type in the 
> >>> ftp address, and entered the username and password.  The server was then 
> >>> mounted like a drive in the finder.  The problem is, I can't write to the 
> >>> server. Am I doing something wrong?  If so, can someone tell me the steps 
> >>> I've missed?  If I'm forced to use an FTP client, is there any accessible 
> >>> ones out there?
> >>> 
> >>> TIA.
> >>> 
> >>> Ricardo Walker
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