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Old 09-10-2001, 10:11 AM   #1
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Default allowing FXP on a raq4 rackshack server

hi all,

need to set up FXP pretty quickly (tonight)..asked rackshack, and they say they wont tell me how to do it (erm..great support. thanks guys..)

can anyone tell me how to set it up?

have a site on another server, its going down tonight. if I dont get this working, its gone...



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Old 09-10-2001, 02:49 PM   #2

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you can just use telnet ftp transfer

1. tar and gzip up your old server files

i.e. if your site root is


cd /home/username
tar cvf public_html.tar public_html

that would tar up all contents in public_html and subdirectories into a file public_html.tar

gzip it

gzip -9 public_html.tar

which will further compress it into a public_html.tar.gz file

then telnet ftp at prompt type

ftp newraqipaddress

then you'll be prompted to login into your raq4 server

once it you'll be at ftp prompt



ftp> bin


ftp> put public_html.tar.gz

that will transfer your files to your raq4 server

then to end the ftp session in telnet

ftp> quit

which will bring you back to prompt on your old server telnet

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