File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

FTP servers SyncBackSE-Pro have been tested on
Is there a list of FTP servers SyncBackSE/Pro have been tested on? Although SyncBack is designed to support all FTP servers, unfortunately not all FTP serv...
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 at 5:30 AM
Hidden settings change how FTP is used
There are some "hidden" FTP settings which can change the way SyncBackSE and SyncBackPro uses FTP servers. Note that it is not recommended you use...
Thu, 23 May, 2019 at 5:23 PM
550 The supplied message is incomplete. The signature was not verified.
This error can occur when connecting to an FTPS server and files are being uploaded or downloaded or a list of files is being retrieved. This issue must...
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 at 4:26 AM
550 Data channel timed out
If you receive the error "550 Data channel timed out" when using FTP then this is probably because the firewall on the computer running the FTP se...
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 at 4:06 AM
TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 with FTP
If you are using Windows 7 and want to use TLS 1.1 or TLS 1.2 with the FTP functionality in SyncBack then you must first enable TLS 1.1 and 1.2 in Windows. ...
Thu, 23 May, 2019 at 5:27 PM
Character Encoding during FTP transfer
While using FTP transfers, SyncBack users sometimes encounter problem with misrepresentation of non-English characters in file names such as umlauts (a mark...
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018 at 5:14 PM
421 Too many connections from this IP
When using SyncBack with FTP, and receive this error, it is because there are too many connections to your FTP server. The maximum number of connections is ...
Fri, 17 Jul, 2020 at 4:14 PM
FTP Commands in SyncBack
FTP Commands used in SyncBack This article provides a reference for the various FTP commands sent from SyncBack to your FTP server during the process of...
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018 at 5:47 PM
Use of freeFTPd is not recommended
Please note that it is not recommended that freeFTPd is used with any version of SyncBack. The developers of the server software have no plans to update and...
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018 at 5:07 PM
File permissions are lost (or set to 644) on upload to FTP server
When new files are uploaded to an FTP server then the FTP server will set the default permissions for a file (typically it's 644, meaning read & wr...
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019 at 10:03 AM