Using WS FTP to Download & Upload Files
|Profile Name||This is just the name of the connection. It has no effect on which server you connect to. You can name it "L-Web" or "Library Web" to help you remember where you will be connecting.|
|Host Name/Address||This field is very important. You must give it the exact server address/name. For Sol it is sol.calstatela.edu|
|Host Type||This field should be left in Automatic Detect|
|User ID||In this field you must type in your NIS login ID|
|Password||In this field you must type your NIS password|
|Account||This field should be left blank|
|Comment||This field should be left blank|
6. Click on the"Apply" button and then the "OK" button to connect. (Next time you want to ftp a file all you have to do is look for the connection profile by the name you gave it and click on "OK.")
7. You will bring up a window with a divider in the middle. The right side of the window displays the files located on what is called The Remote System (in this case your subdirectory on the web server and the left side displays the files located on the Local System (The hard drive on the local computer).
9. Once you have located the desired file you can transfer it either -from the local system to the remote system- or - from the remote system to the local system-. To transfer a file:
- Select the destination location (where you would like the file to be transferred to i.e. your c drive
- Select the file by clicking on it ONCE (Do Not Double Click)
- In the middle of the screen click on the arrow pointing in the direction of the destination location. i.e. to send a file to a local system click on the arrow pointing to the left .
- A small window will appear showing the status of the file transfer.
- You should now see the file within the destination location.