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  FTP account configuration
Description & Requirements:

FTP or file Transfer Protocol is the method used to transfer your HTML and other files for your website from a client PC to your webserver, files should be placed in the \HTDOCS folder

Do not use your web server for serving files of inappropriate, offensive or illegal content . Served content remains your responsibility.

There are three parameters to configure (they may be referred to by different terms depending on which program you use):

  1. FTP Host Name or Host Address ie: ftp.ngresources.co.uk or use IP address: ftp://213.171.193.5
  2. Note: if DNS has not propagated you will only be able to use the IP address of ftp://213.171.193.5
  3. FTP User name, ie: user name as for this example
  4. FTP Password, username & password are provided in your confirmation email
Structure of webserver:


\HTDOCS

Place your index.asp and other web site files in \htdocs create folders as required.

\HTDOCS\CGi-Bin A subdirectory is for CGi scripts, the path to Perl 5 is the default: #!/usr/bin/perl
\LOGFILES server logs are written here in W3SC format
\PRIVATE This is not available to Internet Explorer - place your private.txt password text file if domain security is enabled.

Please do not locate files in any other area as it may cause a problem with the web server

Log on to webserver

Right click My Computer, select Explore

In the Address bar type the URL you wish to FTP to ie ftp://213.171.193.5 or ftp://substitutewithyourdomainname.co.uk

When prompted, enter the user name & password (we advise not to save passwords) see below

account connection

 

Once logged on


Directory structure of your domain - (please substitute ngresources.net for your domain name) it is important this directory structure is not changed or deleted!

Double click the \htdocs folder - this is the location to transfer your web site files to, just drag & drop,

Upload times will depend on your connection speed & size of files

 

Notes
  • Anonymous logins are not permitted for obvious reasons
  • The home page must be named index.html, index.htm, index.asp or index.shtm
  • We reserve the right to remove or suspend domains hosting inappropriate, illegal or offensive content or files not associated with your web site