File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

The Difference Between FTPS and SFTP
SyncBackSE and SyncBackPro both support FTPS, which is standard FTP using a secure SSL connection. SyncBackFree does not support FTPS. SFTP is a differe...
Thu, 6 Jul, 2023 at 7:55 PM
The difference between Active and Passive for FTP
What is the difference between Active and Passive for FTP? The following gives a detailed explanation between the two:
Thu, 6 Jul, 2023 at 7:56 PM
Files with a leading dot or period are hidden
Because UNIX/Linux file systems do not have a hidden file attribute, a file or folder is typically hidden by using a period as the first character in the fi...
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018 at 6:53 PM
Common FTP errors and Socket Error messages
With an FTP connection you may receive one of the following errors: Socket Error # 11001, Host not found: Check that the hostname or IP address has been e...
Fri, 5 Jan, 2024 at 11:27 AM
451 Failure writing to local file
This error is returned from an FTP server when it cannot store a file that is being sent to it (from SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE or SyncBackFree). There are thr...
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019 at 11:53 AM
FTP - FTPS and SFTP servers
There are three different types of FTP servers and FTP connections: FTP servers (not encrypted): SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE and SyncBackFree can use basic F...
Thu, 6 Jul, 2023 at 7:58 PM
Using the files modification date - time
How can I use the file's modification date & time without MDTM or MFMT support? If your FTP server does not support setting the files last modif...
Thu, 6 Jul, 2023 at 7:59 PM
Application fails incorrect configuration
This article provides information about the error message This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect that ma...
Thu, 6 Jul, 2023 at 8:00 PM
FTP settings that improve performance
This article describes FTP settings that can improve upload and download speed. Select burger menu > Global Settings > FTP tab. See the help file ...
Thu, 6 Jul, 2023 at 8:01 PM
Making FTP/Cloud the source and backup from FTP/Cloud
How do I make FTP, or a cloud service, the source? How do I backup files from an FTP server or cloud service? When creating a new profile simply select ...
Mon, 1 Nov, 2021 at 1:11 PM