Need to upload directory in ASCII mode & BINARY mode! HELP!?!!?!?!?!?!!??

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of pageLink to this message   By rusty on Wednesday, November 28, 2001 - 10:16 pm:

I am working on setting up a store/shopping cart on my site and I downloaded the software and it says to unzip the file and it will give me a directory that contains all of the necessary files. Then I am suppose to upload this entire directory to my /cgi-bin. All of these files MUST be transferred in ASCII mode, the only exceptions to this are the files contained in the directory /store/html/images which need to be transferred in BINARY mode. I have no idea how to transfer any of these modes I am currently using windows 98 any help would be greatly appreciated.

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of pageLink to this message   By dreuby on Friday, November 30, 2001 - 05:23 pm:

Hi Rusty,

Most FTP (File Transfer Protocol) programs wil auto-detect whether a file should be uploaded in binary or ascii. They also have a *manual over-ride* somewhere so you can choose the type yourself.

I use FTPExplorer and 3D-FTP, both free programs, and both allow both auto and manual. WS-FTP LE is another popular free program.

Try the freeware sites such as
http://www.completlyfreesoftware.com
http://www.moochers.com
http://www.davecentral.com
to get a copy of these. They are easy to install and use.

I'm sure Tom has included a tutorial on uploading files here on the site. Come back if you want more info.


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