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How to upload usinf FTP (File Transfer Protocal)

If you are looking to get your web pages from your home windows 95 machine to your web site, here is the way to do it:


Getting WS_FTP.exe

    This is one program that will let you upload and download files from your hard drive to the Internet. To download WS_FTP LE do this:

    1. Click on the start button and go to Run.
    2. In the command line type ftp vii.com
    3. Wait for a window to open and type in anonymous as your login.
    4. Type in your e-mail address as your password such as csmith@mail.vii.com
    5. Type cd pub/system/windows/ftp
    6. Type bin
    7. Type hash
    8. Type get ws_ftple.exe (This may take a while)
    9. When the # signs stop moving, and you get a prompt again, type quit

Moving Files
  • To move the files from your hard drive to ours, follow these steps:

    1. Double click on the ws_ftp.exe icon (if not there click on start and go to run and type in the command line ws_ftp.exe
    2. ws_ftp should bring up a window, for host name put vii.com
    3. For user ID put your user name (lower case without the .ppp on the end (such as csmith)
    4. Type your password in under the password entry (in lowercase)
    5. Click on Ok.
    6. Another window will apear with 2 boxes. The one on the left is your system the one on the right is ours. Click ChgDir on the left box and type in the path where your files you want to upload are.
    7. On the right side, if you do not see a directory called “public_html” create one with the MkDir button.
    8. Double-click on the /public_html directory.
    9. If you are moving text files, click on the circle next to ascii, if you are transfering other files (files with .gif .jpg .zip .tgz .gz etc…) select binary.
    10. On the left, double-click on the files you want to move and it will move them to our server.
    11. Your first page must be named index.html (it is the one that the server looks for when someone access your home page). If you don’t have one, click Rename on your homepage file and rename it index.html
    12. To access your homepage on the Internet, it will be: www.vii.com/~username/ (such as www.vii.com/~csmith)