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#1 arnotmac

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 09:19 AM

I am doing an internet study course and while I am learning about FTP through the tutorial I wonder how it is applied, personally, professionally and commercially?
Can anyone help?

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 08:19 PM

Hi arnotmac,

Personally I use FTP to upload and download files to my personal web site. It's a quick and easy way to do my file management.

I have used FTP in the commercial sector for the same thing. I have transferred database files to companies so that they could correct corruptions.

The FTP program I use is WS-FTP.

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 08:28 AM

How do we know if a file should be used for an FTP process rather than email attachments?

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 11:35 AM

Depends on where the information is needed and how to get it there. I use FTP to upload data to our corporate server as opposed to a bulk email to 100 plus recipients. So in that case it could be done either way. As I said there is no singular definition, of what files should be FTP'd and what should be emailed.

On a personal note I FTP pictures and backup's of files to my cloud service. Can't email those.

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