Solved

trying to upload files from Mac to server

Posted on 2003-11-16
4
169 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
Hello,
    I do not have any recent experience with a Mac and I am trying to have my sister-in-law upload some files onto my server.  When she gets to the server she can not upload the files.  I do not know what could possibly causing the issue.  Is there some drastic difference between uploading files from Mac and from Windows?

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:JGoyer
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:fz2hqs
ID: 9763962
Are you trying to FTP the files to the server ? Try running it in Passive mode if you have problems

Coudl you decribe the software or name of the application that you are using ?
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:JGoyer
ID: 9765725
She is trying to ftp the files to the server.  What does that mean "Passive mode"?  My apologies but I really know nothing about Macs.  Will she know what Passive mode means?  Thank you very much for you effort!
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
fz2hqs earned 125 total points
ID: 9769779
I will spare the technicalities of it but FTP clients can operate in two modes, the differ in the way they communicate with the server. If it is a graphical piece of software then if you look in the options for the connection you should find something like "PASV mode"
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:JGoyer
ID: 10566877
my apologies for taking so long to clear this up.  I have not heard back from her on this issue but that is not your fault.  Thanks!
0

Featured Post

What Security Threats Are You Missing?

Enhance your security with threat intelligence from the web. Get trending threat insights on hackers, exploits, and suspicious IP addresses delivered to your inbox with our free Cyber Daily.

Join & Write a Comment

A web service (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_service) is a software related technology that facilitates machine-to-machine interaction over a network. This article helps beginners in creating and consuming a web service using the ColdFusion Ma…
Most ColdFusion developers get confused between the CFSet, Duplicate, and Structcopy methods of copying a Structure, especially which one to use when. This Article will explain the differences in the approaches with examples; therefore, after readin…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…
This video demonstrates how to create an example email signature rule for a department in a company using CodeTwo Exchange Rules. The signature will be inserted beneath users' latest emails in conversations and will be displayed in users' Sent Items…

708 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now