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Active Server Pages 3.0 from Scratch by Nicholas Chase

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Using an FTP Client

If your site is externally hosted, you need to have a way to get your files over to the live machine. If you are not running Visual InterDev, you probably need an FTP program, such as WS_FTP or Fetch. FTP is short for File Transfer Protocol, and it is a way to move files from one machine to another over the Internet.

Different FTP programs, or clients, are available on the Internet, many of which are free. For this example, we use WS_FTP, a Windows 95/98 application, but the concepts are similar, no matter what client you use.

To use an FTP client

  • First connect to your Web host. You should have received connection information, such as your hostname, username, and password, when you signed up for service. If you don't have ...

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