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, 25 Apr, 2019 at 12:16 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: http://www.slacksite.com/other/ftp....
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019 at 11:56 AM
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
This article provides information about common errors when using FTP with SyncBack V3 freeware or SyncBackSE V4.0.7 and earlier. SyncBackSE V4.0.8 and la...
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019 at 12:15 PM
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: Standard non-encrypted FTP servers: SyncBackPro, SyncBackSE and SyncBackFree can use ...
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019 at 11:47 AM
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 modific...
Wed, 28 Nov, 2018 at 4:50 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, 25 Apr, 2019 at 12:13 PM
FTP settings that improve speed
This article describes FTP settings that can improve upload and download speed. Select burger menu > Global Settings > FTP tab in V9 (or newer) ve...
Thu, 23 May, 2019 at 4:19 PM
Making FTP the source and backup from FTP
How do I make FTP the source? How do I backup files from an FTP server? When creating a new profile simply select the option to Backup from an FTP server a...
Thu, 23 May, 2019 at 4:45 PM