FTP creation time not changing.

Dear expert

I would like to know how FTP works with file modification time.

When you get something from ftp the windows is showing the file is created by yesterday, not today when you received, I mean when you write something to the disk, OS should write the create time is today right? But it doesn't why is that?

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Jose Gabriel Ortega CastroCEOCommented:
I think you should start by checking the timezone of the server.
And make sure that it's correct.

Sometimes depending on the TimeZone, it can have the time of today or yesterday depending on the timezone.

Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
FTP clients can often be set up to copy the date/time from the source file.  Some people like it that way so they have the same time in both places and can see if one has changed.
WeTiAuthor Commented:
Well its in the same timezone, I think those create time attribute is created by NTFS Operative system, and FTP server is just a program to transfer, however the files still write to the disk, why it didn't leave any mark? Using Filezilla.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I don't know.  My copy of Filezilla on this machine changes the time when I download a file to the current time and not the time on the server.
WeTiAuthor Commented:
After google abit I found this: File Modification Time, in https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3659#section-3, I don't understand it, what is rfc3659 means?
Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
The Filezilla documentation says that MDTM is not reliable on some servers.  In addition, Linux and Unix servers often use UTC or Greenwich Mean Time.

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WeTiAuthor Commented:
Due to not a certain answer I waited but no one seems know, closing this as Dave has helped me for the Best Solution.
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