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Q: FTP Site File management ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: FTP Site File management
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: arod-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 08 Nov 2002 07:08 PST
Expires: 08 Dec 2002 07:08 PST
Question ID: 102679
How can I place a pdf file on my ftp site so that users can download
it from my web site?
Subject: Re: FTP Site File management
Answered By: krobert-ga on 08 Nov 2002 07:46 PST

Firstly, your FTP site needs to be capable of anonymous logins. You
would then need to place the file in the anonymous-login directory for
your system (this may be different for ws-ftp, ftpd-BSD, etc...). Once
this is setup you can then simply link to it like this:

<a href="">Click

Alternatively, you can create an ftp account for users to use.  This
would require supplying your users with a login and password.  It is
NOT a good idea to include an ftp link with the username and password
enclosed, for example:

<a href="username:password@">Click

This creates more security concerns than you want to deal with.

See the faq in reference 1 below for more information on Anonymous

Hope this helps,



1) Anonymous FTP FAQ

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