Copyright Anne Dawson 2005 - 2016
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First created: Saturday 10th January 2009, 9:08 PT, AD
Last updated: Tuesday 17th March 2015, 8:35 PT, AD
Skip to run instructions (assumes FileZilla installed)
Ubuntu Linux users can go to menu:
System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Managerto find and install FileZilla. For other operating systems, use the following instructions:
http://filezilla-project.org/download.phpYou will see this screen:
After the installation is completed, you can then start up FileZilla: Linux: Applications -> Internet -> FileZilla Windows: Start -> Programs -> FileZilla The following screen shots were taken from an Ubuntu Linux installation of FileZilla. Similar screens will be seen on a Windows or Mac machine.
Select the menu: File -> Site Manager then click on the "New Site" button.
Click in the "Rename" button and rename the site as your student username (supplied to you by the instructor in class), e.g. student1, student2 etc.
Fill in the settings as shown on the following screen, but substitute the IP and username as supplied to you by the instructor.
Click on the "OK" button to save your changes.
Select the menu: File -> Site Manager then double click on your new site "student2" or do a single click and then click on the "Connect" button.
Type in your password... Upload your files to the server by following the following instructions... Follow these instructions to upload files to the server: 1. Start FileZilla
When you successfully connect to the remote site (File -> Site Manager -> student2), you're automatically placed into your own folder on the remote site, in this example: /var/www/student2
Locate the file you want to transfer by clicking in the "Local site:" part of the above screen... then click on the filename and drag the file to the remote folder...
Notice you are only allowed to write files to your own folder on the remote site, and you cannot navigate to any other folder on the remote site.
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