question on ftp - drag and drop

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Fri Apr 21 13:07:59 UTC 2006

David Banning wrote:

>I am interested in setting up my ftp server so that users can login
>to their directories and drag files from one sub-directory into another.
>I am now using ProFTPd. Users are permitted to login to their directories
>using the ftp built into IE, and drag files onto their desktop and back 
>again. They can create files and erase files on the ftp server.
>I have not figured out how, or if it is possible to cut and paste files
>from one sub-directory to another. Using IE remotely through ftp
>you can cut a file, but once in another directory the paste is not
>Where I am going with this is that sales people want to save and access
>each other's word and excel files on the server from a laptop, over the net.

Sounds (perhaps) more like a job for Samba than FTP.

Kevin Kinsey

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