3.13.3 Transfer Files with FTP

You can transfer files in the FTP Client with a simple drag and drop operation. You can drag individual files, multiple files, and entire folders.

To transfer files with FTP Client

  1. Connect to an FTP site.

  2. Specify a transfer method (Tools > Transfer Method).

  3. Set the preference for handling existing files. (Tools > If File Exists).

    NOTE:Additional file transfer settings are available from the Site > Properties dialog box. You can use these site-specific properties to configure file transfer.

  4. Browse to locate the files or folders you want to transfer and the destination location.

  5. Select the files or folders you want to transfer and drag them from the source location to your desired destination.


For additional information about...

Transfer Files between Two Remote Sites

How to use the FTP Client to drag files between two remote sites

FTP Client Troubleshooting

How to troubleshoot problems such as site-to-site transfer, client connections, and file transfer problems.

Using the FTP Command Window

FTP and SFTP command syntax.

Resume an Incomplete Server File Download

How to resume an incomplete download of a server file to your PC

Options for Automating FTP Client Transfers

Information about using FTP client scripts and the FTP Client Automation API.

Set the Transfer File Type (Transfer Method)

Set the file type (ASCII, binary, Tenex, or Smart) for transfers

Connecting to an FTP or SFTP Server

Connecting to a site, preserving a connection to a server, and making secure FTP client connections

FTP Scripting

FTP client scripting and script file format

Command Reference

FTP and SFTP commands