question on ftp - drag and drop
xfb52 at dial.pipex.com
Fri Apr 21 13:18:59 UTC 2006
Kevin Kinsey wrote:
> 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
>> 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.
I'd agree with Kevin, but if you do want FTP then maybe try a proper FTP
client rather than IE as they may do what you want. Try maybe FileZilla
or CuteFTP. I haven't used either extensively but believe that both can
be free and they get mentioned by people who use <ack pft> Windows for
something other than games.
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