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Contents Introduction ............................................................... 5
What Is File Transfer Protocol (FTP)? ....................................... 5 What Is CuteFTP Pro? ............................................................... 5 How Can You Use CuteFTP Pro? ............................................. 5

Installing CuteFTP Pro .............................................. 5
System Requirements .............................................................. 5 Installing .................................................................................... 5 Registering ................................................................................ 6 Manually Registering ................................................................. 6 Uninstalling ............................................................................... 6

Starting CuteFTP Pro ................................................ 7
CuteFTP Pro’s Main Screen ...................................................... 7 Customizing the Main Screen ................................................... 8 Establishing Your Internet Connection ..................................... 8 Launching the Program ............................................................ 8

Connecting to Sites with CuteFTP Pro .................... 9
Connecting to an Existing Site .................................................. 9 Adding a New Site ..................................................................... 9 Using the Connection Wizard ................................................... 9 Other Methods for Adding a New Site ....................................... 10 Using Quick Connect ................................................................ 11 Using Connect to URL .............................................................. 11 Connecting to HTTP Sites ......................................................... 11 Connecting to Secure HTTP (HTTPS) Sites ............................. 12 Connecting to Secure FTP (SFTP) Sites ................................... 12 Connecting to Sites Using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) ........... 12 Maintaining a Connection with Smart Keep Alive (SKA) ........... 12 Disconnecting and Reconnecting ............................................ 13 Browsing Sites Offline ............................................................... 13 Beginning toBrowse a Site in Offline Mode .............................. 13 Connection Properties .............................................................. 14

Editing Sites & Managing Site Properties ............... 15
Editing a Site ............................................................................. 15 Removing a Site ........................................................................ 15 Managing Site Properties .......................................................... 15 Locating Sites in Your Site Manager ......................................... 18 Protecting Your Site Manager .................................................... 18 Importing Site Lists from Other FTP Clients ............................. 18 Exporting Site Manager Listings ............................................... 19

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Transferring Files with CuteFTP Pro ........................ 20
Transferring Files ...................................................................... 20 Using Standard File Transfer Options ...................................... 20 Using the Queue To Transfer Files ........................................... 21 Accomplishing Multiple Concurrent Transfers ......................... 22 Using Multiple Concurrent Transfers ........................................ 22 Performing Site-to-Site Transfers ............................................. 22 Performing Multi-Part Downloads ............................................. 23 Manually Getting a File .............................................................. 24 Stopping, Resuming, and Using Persistent Transfers ............ 24 Resuming Incomplete Transfers .............................................. 25 Using CuteFTP Pro’s Autonomous Transfer Engine ............... 25

File and Folder Management ........................................... 26
Editing and Renaming Files and Folders ................................ 26 Changing Folders ..................................................................... 26 Refreshing Folders ................................................................... 27 Utilizing Folder Synchronization ................................................ 27 Using Advanced Options for Folder Synchronization ................ 28 Continuous Synchronization ..................................................... 29 Sorting Files .............................................................................. 29 Using Bookmarks to Access Frequently Used Sites ................ 30

Changing Attributes of Files and Folders ................ 32
Setting Permissions for a Remote File .................................... 32 Configuring the Site Properties Cache Options ....................... 33 Filtering Transfers ..................................................................... 33 Enabling and Defining Filters ................................................... 34 Filter Mask ................................................................................. 34 Filter NOT Mask ......................................................................... 34 Adding a Filter ............................................................................ 35 Removing a Filter ...................................................................... 35

Automating Functions .............................................. 36
Smart Overwrite ......................................................................... 36 CuteFTP Pro’s Transfer Engine ................................................ 38 Scripts ........................................................................................ 39 Requirements to Run Script Files ............................................ 39 The CuteConnection Object ...................................................... 39 Registering Components of the CuteConnection Object ........ 40 The CuteConnection Interface .................................................. 40 A Sample Script File .................................................................. 40 Public Properties Supported by the CuteConnection Object ... 40

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.......................................................................................................................................................... 45 Specifying TOC Exclude Masks ..... 58 Error Code Numbers ...... 62 Take Tutorials ..................................................................................................................................................... 62 Find Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) ........................................................................................................................................................CuteFTP Pro Settings ......... 60 Technical Support ........................................................ 52 HTML Editor Features . 45 Interpreting Symbolic Links ....................................................... 47 Prompts ............ 53 Changing the HTML Editor Settings ....................................................... 64 Toolbars ...... 62 Search the Support Knowledge Base ........................................................................................... 62 Technical Support Contact Information .................................................................................................................................................................... 54 Frequently Asked Questions ........................... 44 Viewing Table of Contents Files ................ 56 Understanding Error Dialogs ....... 64 Keyboard Shortcuts .......................................................................................... 43 Defining File Extensions as ASCII Types ............... 52 Inserting Images ........................................ 46 Display .......65 4 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide .................................... 48 Configuring Proxy/Firewall Settings .................................................................. 47 Helper Applications ............................................................................................................................. 62 Receive a Lost Serial Number Through E-Mail ............................................................ 48 Configuring SOCKS/Firewall Settings ......................................... 49 Examples of Advanced Proxy Commands .................................................................... 52 Creating an HTML Document ....................... 43 Customizing Navigation Settings .................................................. 54 Setting Comment Colors in the HTML Editor ................................ 45 Specifying TOC Include Masks .......................................................................... 62 Consult Technical Support and Services .... 63 Toolbar and Keyboard Commands....................................... 49 Custom Proxy Commands ................... 53 Closing an HTML Document .. 43 Customizing Logs ..................................................................... 50 HTML Editor .......................................... 64 Index ..................................................... 46 WarFTP Specific ..........................

It’s also commonly used to download programs and other files to your computer from other servers. which transfers Web pages and related files. Double-click the executable to run the install. How Can You Use CuteFTP Pro? CuteFTP Pro offers a variety of features which enhance file transfer. Like Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).com. and Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). Site caching allows you to minimize bandwidth while you browse.0 and many new additions. is the simplest way to exchange files between computers on the Internet. To access an FTP server. users must have the ability to connect to the Internet (via a modem or local area network) and an FTP client program. graphic. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 5 . It provides the same time-tested features contained in CuteFTP 4. The accessible interface allows even novice users to easily update and maintain corporate websites.0 or later or Windows 2000 • • • • At least 16MB of free memory Internet Explorer 4. a standard Internet protocol. FTP is commonly used to transfer Web page files from their creator to the computer that acts as their server for everyone on the Internet. FTP is an application protocol that uses the Internet’s TCP/IP protocols. Multi-part accelerated downloads speed the transfer of large architectural.0 or greater (5. CuteFTP Pro embodies the accumulated knowledge gained from the evolution of CuteFTP and imparts it in this well-designed.0 or greater required for full functionality under Win2000) Approximately 5MB free hard disk space A connection to the Internet Installing To Install from Download: Download the program at www. which transfers e-mail. Follow the on-screen instructions.Introduction What Is File Transfer Protocol (FTP)? File Transfer Protocol (FTP). or engineering files. The security features safeguard transfers of mission critical files. You can even schedule and script FTP transactions with minimal overhead using the autonomous transfer engine. What Is CuteFTP Pro? CuteFTP Pro is a business-class client for accomplished FTP users. “built from the ground up” application. Installing CuteFTP Pro System Requirements • Any PC running Windows 95/98/ME/NT 4.globalscape.

Provide the necessary information and then click Register. Address the e-mail to support@globalscape. To uninstall CuteFTP Pro: Click the Start button.com. Manually Registering Use manual registration if server or Internet connection errors occur during the online registration. Follow the on-screen instructions. 6 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . including your configured sites. Registering From the menu bar. Another method of manual registration uses the Server Connection Error dialog box.” CuteFTP Pro will launch the Connection Wizard upon startup to assist you with connections to FTP sites. click the Manual Registration button. Uninstalling The uninstall function removes all files installed with CuteFTP Pro from your PC. It also removes the CuteFTP Pro icon from your desktop.Note: If. select Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs. Press the Control-V key to copy the clipboard contents (registration information) to the body of your e-mail. Choose CuteFTP Pro from the list and select the Add/Remove button. during the installation process. choose Help > Enter Serial Number. you check “Launch Connection Wizard on initial startup. The fastest way to register manually is to choose Help > Enter Serial Number from the menu bar. Send the e-mail. Click the Copy to Clipboard button in the Manual Registration dialog box. The GlobalSCAPE support team will reply with instructions and a file needed to complete the successful registration of your program. Complete any missing information on the form. In that box. You may also update your user information here. Complete the required information and click Register.

Starting CuteFTP Pro
From the Start menu, choose Programs > GlobalSCAPE > CuteFTP Pro or double-click the desktop CuteFTP Pro icon. CuteFTP Pro’s Main Screen CuteFTP Pro’s main screen should be easy to navigate and customize. Note that CuteFTP Pro uses a Multiple Document Interface (MDI), which means that it opens windows within its main window. The screen and its main areas are depicted and described below.

The main screen is used to transfer files to and from remote servers and is divided into three areas, or panes: a left pane, a right pane and a lower pane. Left pane (Local Window and Site Manager): The Local Window displays the selected directory from your hard drive and Site Manager. This pane also contains a tabbed interface; press tab to switch between your local drive and the Site Manager. Right pane (Remote Window): The Remote Window displays the files and directories of the remote server. Lower pane (Queue Window and Log Window): The lower window can display either the Queue Window or the Log Window. The Queue Window is used for temporary storage of files you wish to transfer at a later time. The Log Window allows you to view the log information of each session. This window also has a tabbed interface; simply press tab to switch between the Queue and the Log Windows.

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Customizing the Main Screen CuteFTP Pro allows customization of its interface. Each pane described in the previous section can be resized, closed, or relocated to different areas of the screen. Note the “X” button on a corner of each pane which resembles a smaller version of the standard Windows close button. Clicking this button will remove that pane from the display. Moving and resizing the pane relies on first clicking a button which resembles a smaller version of the standard Windows resize button. Clicking this will “undock” the pane from the edge of the main CuteFTP Pro window and allows you to relocate and resize it. Move and resize CuteFTP Pro windows in the same way as any other window; click and drag in the title bar to move, click and drag in a corner to resize. To re-enable disabled panes, select the desired pane from the Window menu. The pane reappears and a check mark is displayed next to its name in the Window menu. Switch focus among CuteFTP Pro’s multiple windows by either clicking within the window you want to view or using keyboard shortcuts. Pressing Control + Tab will cycle between all open site and document windows in the remote pane. Note: Pressing Control + ~ (control + tilde) will cycle between all open panes. Establishing Your Internet Connection Before you can connect to your FTP site, you must be connected to your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Since virtually all ISP’s differ in connection routines, following the specific instructions of your service provider is critical to ensure your computer’s connection to the Internet. NOTE: CuteFTP Pro can be set up to automatically connect to your ISP through Windows. Launching the Program To launch CuteFTP Pro, click on the Windows Start button and select Programs > GlobalSCAPE > CuteFTP Pro or double click on the CuteFTP Pro icon on your desktop. CuteFTP Pro will call the transfer engine upon startup and minimize it to the system tray, located in lower right-hand corner of your screen.

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Connecting to Sites with CuteFTP Pro
Connecting to an Existing Site Use the Site Manager to connect to an existing site. On the bottom of the lefthand pane, select the Site Manager tab and choose a site from the list in the Site Manager window. Click the Connect button to connect to the site. Adding a New Site Adding a new site means adding a site to the Site Manager. The left pane is your Site Manager, which serves as an address book for CuteFTP Pro. The Site Manager automatically appears every time you launch the program. There are a myriad of anonymous FTP sites to choose from already in the Site Manager. However, you may also want to add your own sites. The different options for adding a new site and site connection are described in the following sections. Many novices add their first site by using the Connection Wizard. Using the Connection Wizard The Connection Wizard breaks the site setup process into easy-to-understand screens. Many new users prefer to add sites through the Connection Wizard. In order to begin the process, select File > Connection Wizard from the menu bar. The following fields will appear: 1. Choose your ISP. There are two possible choices. Predefined: Look to see if your ISP is listed as a predefined site. A variety of predefined sites should load with CuteFTP Pro. If your ISP is listed here, select it. The Connection Wizard will use this information to establish a connection with your service provider. The Wizard includes only basic information. You must still provide a user ID and password to access a directory or file. Other: Select Other to log into sites not listed. Obtain login information from your ISP or FTP Administrator. 2. Enter a Site Label: This screen only appears when Other is selected at the beginning of the Connection Wizard. Type in a word or words that describe your site. 3. Enter the Host Address (host name or IP address): This appears only when Other is selected at the beginning of the Connection Wizard. Type in the address of your server. If you do not know the address, contact the administrator of the site or your Internet Service Provider (ISP). 4. Enter user ID and password:User IDs and passwords are provided by your ISP. Both are case sensitive. The following options are also available: Anonymous Login: This selection limits you to unrestricted information only. Sites set up for a user ID and password cannot be opened. Hide Password: If selected, asterisks will appear as each letter of the password is typed. Once Hide Password is selected and you begin typing your password, you cannot deselect Hide Password to see letters instead CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide
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make sure . Default Local Directory: This optional field is part of the Connection Wizard. 4. click File > New and then fill in the required fields. click OK. choose File > Connect. right click on a folder within the Site Manager. Choose New Folder. When the Site Properties Dialog Box (depicted below) appears. 5. there are two popular methods for adding a new site. 2. After making sure that all of the information is correct. Your new site will automatically be saved in the Site Manager. 3. In the Menu. Only the fields in the General tab are required. To create a folder for your site. 2.of asterisks. After either of these choices. Enter information in this field if you wish to move to a specific local directory when you connect to the site being added. click Connect from within the Site Properties Dialog Box. You can now add new sites to this folder or drag existing sites into it. Leave this field blank if you do not wish to specify a default directory. Right click on a folder within the Site Manager and choose Add New Site. Go to the menu bar. 4. Double click on the new site. 1. 10 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . 3. specify the type of site you want to add. To connect to your new site. Select the Connect icon on the toolbar. Enter the new folder name and click OK. 5. or highlight the site name in Site Manager and do one of the following: 1. Right click and choose Connect. Other Methods for Adding a New Site Within the main screen.

host. the lightning bolt.com ftp://user@host. Return to CuteFTP Pro and select File > Connect to URL from the menu bar or press Control-U.sitename. The following formats are supported: ftp://user:pass@host. user name and password.com ftp://ftp.com/pub:44 l: user p: pass ftp://ftp. Copy the URL to the clipboard. on the Toolbar.sitename.com:port ftp://user:pass@host.host. Using Quick Connect This feature is useful for one-time connections. Enter the site address in the Host field.com/pub:44 l/p: user/pass ftp://ftp.globalscape.com ftp://host. Select HTTP site… When the Site Properties dialog box appears. Using Connect to URL This feature saves time by utilizing the copy function to paste a URL into CuteFTP Pro. or click the Quick Connect icon.com/pub port:44 l: user p: pass ftp://ftp.com:port ftp://host. users have the option of adding the session to the Site Manager before terminating the session.sitename.host.com/ pub/cuteftp/cute2632.com/pub:44 l: user p: pass ftp://ftp.sitename.NOTE: You can secure access to your sites by protecting the entire Site Manager with a password.sitename. To perform a quick connect.com/pub port:44 l: user p: pass Connecting to HTTP Sites CuteFTP Pro includes a method for connecting to and browsing the contents of Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) sites.com) or specific (ftp://www.sitename. and a User Name and Password if necessary.host. select File > Quick Connect from the menu bar. CuteFTP Pro will parse the URL and start downloading the file.sitename. From any Windows application.host. The URL may be general (ftp://www. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 11 . highlight the URL. Click the Connect icon on the right of the port field to connect.com/pub l: user p: pass ftp://ftp.sitename. Paste the URL into the Connect to URL window.sitename. type in the host. Click OK.com/pub l: user p: pass ftp://ftp. See Site Properties Dialog topic for further instructions.com/pub p:44 l: user p: pass ftp://ftp. However.sitename.globalscape. Choose the File Menu > New.com/pub l/p: user/pass ftp://ftp. Then click Connect. CuteFTP Pro will ask for a password before allowing you to access any of the sites in the Site Manager when this option is enabled.exe).sitename.com/pub p:44 l/p: user/pass ftp://ftp.com/pub port:44 l/p: user/pass ftp://ftp.

Smart Keep Alive will be active when connected to any FTP site. 2. When checked. Both Implicit and Explicit SSL will provide file transfer security. Explicit SSL. Select FTP with SSL site… The Site Properties dialog box will appear. When the Site Properties dialog box appears. Implict means that the SSL will be used automatically before connection. Start SKA ____ seconds after the last command: CuteFTP Pro will begin using SKA after the specified idle time. Connecting to Secure FTP (SFTP) Sites In order to connect to Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) sites. Select SFTP Site. which maintains an active connection. Depending on which one you choose. choose File Menu > New. Maintain SKA for ____ minutes: CuteFTP Pro will maintain a connection to the FTP server for the specified length of time. 2. you have several other ways to configure this option. In order to secure your communications to and from a new site using this encryption method. Once engaged. Certain servers support only one of the two methods. This ensures that you will not forget to engage the protocol. Right click on the site and select Site Properties. it is suggested you reject the request. If a site’s certificate appears unusual or does not match the operator’s name. When the Site Properties dialog box appears. In order to apply SSL for any existing site in your Site Manager: 1.Connecting to Secure HTTP (HTTPS) Sites HTTPS (Secure HTTP) connections are initiated in the same manner as regular HTTP site connections. In order to enable Smart Keep Alive: 1. engages after connecting over the standard port. securing all file transfers to or from that site. You may want to configure this option before exiting: Underneath the place you enable SKA. 3. enter the host name and your user name and password. Go to Edit > Global Settings > Connection > Smart Keep Alive. neither protocol can be disengaged. the appropriate port will be selected. Connecting to Sites Using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Secure Socket Layer (SSL) is a public key based security protocol. user name and password and then click Connect. Maintaining a Connection with Smart Keep Alive (SKA) CuteFTP Pro compensates for idle time during sessions by using the Smart Keep Alive (SKA) feature. and assures that CuteFTP Pro will remain connected to a server. SKA sends commands at random intervals to the FTP server. on the other hand. go to the Type tab. This feature is completely configurable. choose File Menu > New. 12 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . however. Type in the host. Choose FTP w/SSL Implicit or FTP w/SSL Explicit. 3. Click in the box next to Smart Keep Alive.

CuteFTP Pro will automatically reconnect to the FTP site. Beginning toBrowse a Site in Offline Mode Right-click on the site’s Site Manager entry and choose Browse Offline. This feature can also be used to view the contents of sites without connecting to those sites or even connecting to the Internet at all. Browsing Sites Offline CuteFTP Pro allows users to browse the cached contents of sites without connecting to them. CuteFTP Pro will try to connect to that site. this cache is used to speed access times by eliminating duplicate downloads. you may use either of the following: To Disconnect: From the menu bar. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 13 . Disconnecting and Reconnecting In the event of a broken connection or the need to stop a process. A remote window will open showing the site’s cached contents. CuteFTP Pro will make a normal connection. The status bar of the remote window will indicate offline status. The status bar will indicate Connected to show that CuteFTP Pro was unable to browse the site in offline mode. click File > Disconnect or click the Disconnect icon on the Toolbar or choose Control-F4 on the keyboard. CuteFTP Pro will issue a random command in the list when utilizing SKA. If you have never connected to a site and choose to browse in offline mode. In normal operation. click File > Reconnect to reconnect to your most recently used site or choose the site from the MRU List (most recently used) under the file menu. but if you attempt to navigate to a non-cached area of the site. To Reconnect: From the menu bar. and display the date/time the site was cached. Have SKA use these commands in random order: Click Add or Remove to customize the commands listed. and use the local copy if it exists.Send command at random intervals between ___ and ___ seconds: Commands will randomly be sent to the server between the intervals specified. When you connect to a site. CuteFTP Pro automatically stores the site’s contents to your local drive. CuteFTP Pro will check to see if a file is in the cache before transferring it. Enable auto-reconnect if booted from the server using a__ second delay: If the server terminates the connection. You can navigate through whatever directories are cached.

For both security and connection reasons. it will tell the server which IP address to connect to and which port to open at that address. this feature helps avoid conflicts with the security system. because FTP usually tries to open the dataconnection from the server to the client. Pasv: CuteFTP Pro uses PASV Mode to initiate all connections while the server only waits for requests. E-mail Address (for anonymous logins): Type the e-mail address you want to use for anonymous logins. Delay Between Retries: Your timing choice tells CuteFTP Pro how long to wait after an unsuccessful attempt before trying to connect to the server again. Connection Type: Choose one of the following connection types. The FTP PASV-command tells the FTP server not to open a connection and instead wait for the client to open the connection. When an FTP client connects using PORT. Port: Another standard connection method utilized by FTP clients is the PORT method.Connection Properties These options set the general connection properties and are found under Global Settings > Connection. Many FTP clients rely on PASV and will give up on a file transfer if PASV is rejected. Connection Retry Attempts: You can customize CuteFTP Pro’s retry options by setting retry and retry delay options. This feature is great for busy FTP sites that require multiple retries to connect. A PASV request asks the server to accept a connection on a new port selected by the server. All servers that support file transfers are required to support PASV Mode. You can use your actual or simulated e-mail address. CuteFTP Pro supports the standard PASV Mode connection. An FTP client with PASV support is necessary for some firewalls. When active. 14 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide .

Right click and choose Site Properties.cuteftp. is provided by your Service Provider and is case sensitive. To edit a site. This is for your own information and does not affect your connection to the site. The password is provided by your Service Provider and is case sensitive.com. Make any necessary changes in the Site Properties Dialog Box. The fields for these four tabs are described in the following pages.Editing Sites & Managing Site Properties Editing a Site Existing sites may be modified at any time.D. simply highlight the site you wish to edit from the list in the Site Manager. Highlight the site you wish to remove and press the Delete button on your keyboard or right click on the site in Site Manager and choose Delete. When you are Adding a New Site or Editing an Existing Site. Under the General Tab: Label: Type any identifying label you wish to use for your new site here. like ftp. To lessen the user’s setup time. Password: Enter the password in this field. When specifying a host address for a session you may enter either a host name or an IP address. the information under the General Tab in the Site Properties dialog box is required. An anonymous CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 15 . Right click and choose Site Properties. Managing Site Properties The following information describes the functions of the tabs and fields in the Site Properties Dialog Box.) Removing a Site Unused or infrequently used sites can be deleted from the Site Manager. Comments: Use this field to type comments about the FTP site. and Options. in the FTP Site User Name field. CuteFTP Pro’s Site Manager automatically saves new sites. Login Method: There are three login methods. Host Address: Most FTP servers have a host name that you can use to connect to them. User Name: Enter the User I. This only needs to be filled out once. Anonymous: Use Anonymous to connect to anonymous FTP sites. etc. Type. A valid host name will also correspond with an IP address. To find this dialog box. The User I.D. (See Managing Site Properties for more information on the General Tab. highlight the site you wish to edit from the list shown in Site Manager. Normal: Use Normal if a user name and password are required. Note that the dialog box which appears in Figure 3 has four tabs: General. Double: Use Double when a dual login is required. Actions.

CuteFTP Pro will automatically detect which type of server (host) it is connecting to. Binary: This radio button forces all file transfers in binary mode. Upon Connection Switch to this Local folder: Specify the initial local folder (path). PASV Mode is recommended over PORT since it is more difficult to protect against port connection theft. you will have provided enough information to connect to a site. Transfer Type: Select one of the following three radio buttons to specify which method will be used to transfer files. Once you have filled in the above fields. For Navigation use the following caching options: CuteFTP Pro can cache (store in memory) folder listings of a remote site. AutoDetect: CuteFTP Pro defaults to AutoDetect which determines if the files should be transferred using ASCII or Image (Binary) protocols. This is useful for various reasons. Password Protection: Select a method of password encryption here. Ascii: This radio button forces all file transfers in ASCII (plain text format). The drop down list may be used to select a server if problems occur in connecting to a specific host. Large folder listings (previously visited) will load almost instantly if pulled from cache. you can directly choose either PASV or PORT. and then a second login will occur using the supplied user name and password. Data Connection Type: If not specified. Under the Type Tab: Protocol Type: This drop down field reflects your chosen connection protocol. Please refer to the Password Encryption section for more information. each site will automatically use CuteFTP Pro’s Global Settings by default.) However. Storing in cache also allows you 16 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . Host Type: By default. Under the Actions Tab: Upon Connection Switch to this Remote folder: Specify the initial remote folder (path). (The default data connection type is PASV. this is especially useful when you want to pull these listings using a slow modem.login will automatically be supplied to the server. Port: The default port for your chosen connection protocol is entered in this field already. Click on Connect or click on the other tabs for additional configuration options.

Apply auto-rename scheme to transfers: Use the configured autorename scheme when transferring files to and from this site.to go offline (see: Browsing Sites Offline) and still browse the site. This works with certain MVS hosts and other non-compliant FTP servers. The three cache options are: Use cache during the session: The listings will be reloaded every time you connect to the site. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 17 . Do not use cache forces: This choice requires CuteFTP Pro to always reload listings. If you always use cache for a particular site. Always use cache: This choice requires CuteFTP Pro to retrieve the listing (if available) from memory. Display folder simple listings [raw listing]: Use the raw listing command when having difficulties seeing any listing on the remote server. but they will be cached as you navigate through the site. CuteFTP Pro will reload it upon expiration when you next visit the site. Under the Options Tab: Site specific configuration options: Either choose Global Settings for all options or choose the Use site specific option. minimizing bandwidth usage. NOTE: A cache of sites will expire after 30 days. Please refer to the Rename Rules section for more information.

4-2. Enter a password and write it down for future reference.5 CuteFTP 1. The Delay Between Retries field tells CuteFTP Pro how long to wait after an unsuccessful attempt before trying to connect to the server again. If you forget your password. the following two buttons will be active.0 and up CuteFTP 1. 1.0 and up LeapFTP 2. Type in the file you wish to locate. Retries/Delay between retries: The Connection Retries field specifies how many times CuteFTP Pro should attempt to connect to the server.0 BlueZone 1. Click OK or Cancel. Choose Site Manager Tab. CuteFTP Pro can back up your existing Site Manager database file and create a new one. From the menu under File > Site Manager choose Find > Site Manager (binocular icon).0-3. you will be prompted for a password. Type in the file you wish to locate. Click on File > Site Manager > Site Manager Security > Set Password.3 FTP Voyager 6. Click OK or Cancel. Protecting Your Site Manager Make sure that CuteFTP Pro is password protected. See SOCKS section for more information. CuteFTP Pro can convert the following clients’ site listings: CuteFTP 4.Using raw listing will affect other settings in CuteFTP Pro and should only be used as a last resort.0 and up CoffeeCup 4.7 TransSoft 4.01 FTP Commander 4. 2. making your transition to CuteFTP Pro almost effortless.4 Crystal FTP 2000 CuteFTP 3.0 WS_FTP 5. Proxy: This button will activate the proxy settings dialog box. Choose the Binocular icon from the Toolbar. Type in the site you are trying to locate. Site specific firewall settings: When Use site specific is chosen as the configuration option.0 LapLink 2.0 18 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . The next time you open CuteFTP Pro. Importing Site Lists from Other FTP Clients CuteFTP Pro can automatically merge other clients’ site listings into your Site Manager. See Proxy section for more information. Socks: This button will activate the SOCKS settings dialog box.0 FTP Explorer 1. Right click and choose Find in Site Manager (binocular icon). Locating Sites in Your Site Manager Locating sites in your Site Manager is easily achieved in one of two ways.

NOTE: Do not overwrite CuteFTP Pro’s sm. 4.dat file while the program is running. directories and descriptions. Click Save in the Save As dialog box. To export site listings as URLs: 1. To export site listings as a text file: 1. 2. You may export the listings as URLs only. For instance.To import site listings: 1. Replace CuteFTP Pro’s Site Manager database (sm. Press Start Conversion to begin. 2. Click Save. or as a more detailed listing of host names. Select your old FTP client from the Choose FTP Client Type pop-up menu. CuteFTP Pro will replace it again when you exit. 2. 3. 3. resulting in the loss of your replacement file. This means that if you replace the sm. An additional field will appear. Select Site Import Utility from the Tools menu. 4.dat file while CuteFTP Pro is running. allowing you to select the name of the output file. Select Merge site entries in the Conversion Type section. 2. Select Create a New CuteFTP Pro Database instead of Merge Site Entries. Enter the path to your old client site list. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 19 . Click Save in the Save As dialog box. Select File > Site Manager > Export Site Info.dat) with this file. CuteFTP Pro automatically saves its sm. 5. you might send them to friends who use other FTP clients or use them to create a web page of links. Exporting Site Manager Listings CuteFTP Pro also allows you to export Site Manager listings as a text file in two different formats. or right-click in the Site Manager window and select that menu item.. 2. To export site listings as a detailed text file: 1. The exported text files could be used in several different ways. Enter a name for your exported text file in the standard Windows Save As dialog box that appears. To write other clients’ site listings to CuteFTP Pro: 1.dat file upon exit. Choose File > Site Manager > Export Site Info > Full Site Info. or click the folder icon to find it using a standard Windows Open dialog. Choose File > Site Manager > Export Site Info > As URL. Check the Create radio button. 3.

In addition to transferring immediately. your options are Add to Queue & Suspend. and Edit. CuteFTP Pro supports simultaneous transfers. select a file from the local window and select Upload from the Commands menu. The file will be transferred to (or from) your computer. 20 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . The functionality of doubleclicking can be changed in the Navigation Settings section of Global Settings. Double-clicking a file in the local window will transfer it to the remote system. Double-click: Double-clicking a file in the remote window will download it to the folder currently selected in the local window. To download. resuming of interrupted transfers. and multi-part transfers. allowing file transfers to take place without launching the main CuteFTP Pro program. In addition. Launch in Viewer. Execute.Transferring Files with CuteFTP Pro Transferring Files CuteFTP Pro offers several different methods of transferring files. Menu Choice: To upload. select a file from the remote window and select Download from the Commands menu. Along with standard FTP transfers supported by older versions of CuteFTP. CuteFTP Pro uses a stand alone transfer engine. or vice versa. persistent transfers. Using Standard File Transfer Options There are several options for standard file transfer. Drag and Drop: Select a file from the remote window and drag it into the local window.

To remove items from the Queue: 1. A drop down list will appear. multipart. If the item is a top level item (such as folder or multi-part file) then the time will show the largest time listed in one of the child threads. Many queue functions can be accessed by using the right-click menu in the Queue Window. using this you will be able to select or deselect columns to customize the appearance. 2. Files can be pasted into the remote window to upload. NOTE: The elapsed time column estimates the amount of time left for the selected transfer. etc. and status of transfer (i. These columns can be easily added or removed from the Queue Window with a simple right click to the column name. the estimated time is based upon the queue item with the largest amount of transfer time. progress measured with a color coded percentage bar. or into the local window. The Queue Window (as well as the Transfer Engine) comes complete with helpful columns to assist you in gathering information concerning the transfer. or Windows Desktop to download.Keystroke: Select a file from the local window and press Control-PgUp to upload it to the remote system. the name of the local and remote folder. 3. Cut/Copy & Paste: Selecting a file and choosing Copy from the Edit menu (or pressing Control-C) allows you to transfer the file almost anywhere.e. Just click on the Transfer Queue button on the Toolbar. Click YES in the Delete Confirmation dialog box. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 21 . speed of transfer. finished. type of transfer (i. scheduled. The columns are: the item’s name. Paste the file by selecting Paste from the Edit menu (or pressing Control-V).e. Highlight the file(s). elapsed time. Select Commands > Queue Commands > Delete Selected from Queue. Select Commands > Queue Commands > Add Selected to Queue from the menu bar. click the right mouse button. upload/download label. Highlight a file listed in the Queue Window. Using the Queue To Transfer Files Files may be added to the queue using most of the methods under the Transferring Files section and then batch transferred manually at a later date. click the right mouse button and select Upload to send the file to the remote system. To add items to the Queue: 1. size of file. Select a file from the remote window and press Control-PgDn to download it to your local drive. and select Download to retrieve the file to the local system. time left. Select a file from the remote window. Right-click: Select a file from the local window. Windows Explorer. 2.). If multiple items are being transferred in the queue. normal).

Instead of downloading the file from one server to your PC and then uploading it to another server. limited only by their hardware and bandwidth. Edit the Remote file information as needed. Follow the progress of your transfer. 22 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . should be so natural that your user experience with this feature will seem effortless. simplifying the process of transferring files from one server to another. CuteFTP Pro can open multiple sessions to an FTP site as needed. enjoy the benefit of Site-to-Site transfers. by utilizing the bandwidth between the sending and receiving servers. One of the benefits of this new feature is the ability to connect to two different sites. Remove Finished will remove items that have completed their transfer.> ). The log window will display a double arrow (<. (See Performing Site-to-Site Transfers. 2. Connect to each site (source and destination). and then initiate a Site-To-Site transfer. allowing you to transfer files simultaneously from the same or disparate sites or simply browse multiple sessions at the same time. simply connect to multiple sites from the Site Manager. Drag the file from one remote window to another. 3. This feature also allows you to transfer files from a site while you continue to browse folders on that same site during the transfer. allowing full control over their sessions’ activities. tile corresponding windows. Once the transfer is complete. This gives users the much requested ‘threaded’ transfer ability. Editing the Queue Entries: Highlight a file listed in the queue window. To accomplish this type of transfer.) Using Multiple Concurrent Transfers Multiple Concurrent Transfers are a built-in function of the program and not a special command that you need to invoke. Edit the information of the Local file as necessary. A Site-to-Site transfer can greatly expedite a large file transfer. The seamless integration of this feature. To perform a Site-to-Site transfer: 1. Performing Site-to-Site Transfers CuteFTP Pro allows users to perform direct Site-to-Site transfers. Transferring Queued Items: Select Commands > Queue Commands > Queue Commands Items to initiate the transfer of queued files. the progress bar in the Queue window will show 100% and the status column will display finished. which indicates a Site-to-Site transfer. Accomplishing Multiple Concurrent Transfers You can now browse multiple FTP sites and transfer files from them simultaneously. Select Commands > Queue Commands > Edit Item Properties. and all of its added advantages.NOTE: Remove All Items will delete every file in the queue.

CuteFTP Pro can speed up the transfer to 80 kb a second. but the server can only transfer at 20 kb a second. • • if the FTP site does not allow multiple simultaneous connections from the same user or IP address. This means that a single file is transferred in two or four parts simultaneously. • for sites that do not support resume downloading. Certain files can be downloaded in multiple parts to maximize your bandwidth. EXAMPLE: If the user can receive at 300 kb a second. 2. Choose Download Advanced from the Commands the menu. 3. This can also be accomplished from the Commands menu on the menu bar or from the Download icon on the toolbar by clicking on the small arrow next to the icon. some servers may not be formatted to support them or may decline to support them. This is because most FTP servers can at least transfer at that speed. The item will expand to show you all parts of the transfer with the average speed of each part. Highlight the file in the remote pane. The majority of the transfer occurs primarily in the background of the application. multi-part CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 23 . • for modems slower then 56 kb. 3. increasing the speed of the transfer by a power of four. • for encrypted transfers via SSH and SSL. Select a file in the remote window. To transfer a file in multiple parts: 1. Multi-part transfers will not occur: for files less than 100 kb in size (please refer to Transfer Settings for information on adjusting this parameter). Performing Multi-Part Downloads CuteFTP Pro brings unprecedented power to your FTP transfers. Multi-part transfers will break up a file and transfer all of the parts simultaneously (when using MAX priority). Choose Download Advanced > Multi-part Download > HIGH or MAX. Connect to the source site. Multi-part transfers are not very effective: • for transfers within your own network because they can only transfer as fast as your Ethernet can handle them. but you can quickly gauge the effectiveness of the transfer by highlighting the transferring item in the queue pane and clicking on the small plus sign ‘+’ next to the item name. 2. greatly increasing the overall speed of the transfer. Due to the server’s added processor overhead of generating these encrypted transfers. Right-click the file.Another way to perform a Site-to-Site transfer: 1. Select Site-to-Site Transfer To: [select destination site] Note: Because Site-to-Site transfers may be considered a security risk.

the conditions are taken into account (e. it remembers all of the site-specific information (as to each file’s location local/remote path) so that when you hit Commands > Queue Commands > Transfer Queue on the menu bar. In some cases it is necessary to monitor the rate of transfer in order to detect that the connection to the server is broken. In this case. CuteFTP Pro holds files in queue even after the program is closed or disconnected. Resuming. Adjusts for permissions. For example. From the menu bar. a minimum transfer rate may need to be adjusted. Stopping. 24 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . CuteFTP Pro will automatically take action to complete the transfer process without user intervention. ratio server) and CuteFTP Pro warns you before attempting to download/upload multiple files. CuteFTP Pro detects restored network connectivity and restores a broken transfer. resume. Determines that a server is no longer responding and attempts to restore the connection and broken transfer.) CuteFTP Pro uses dial-up networking to resume the transfer. The next time the program is launched. “0 bytes received in the last 20 seconds” might need to be the initial condition to assume a broken connection. Manually Getting a File Use this function to download a specific file if you know its exact folder location. it reconnects to that site and grabs the files.g. The following describes CuteFTP Pro’s response to various situations. In the event of a break in communication or other interruptions during file transfers. and Using Persistent Transfers CuteFTP Pro allows for easy transfer management. Detects a broken network connection. If a server does not allow downloading/uploading.downloads over these two secure protocols can be ineffective and are not recommended. or use the persistent transfer methods to resume and complete transfer requests stopped by a broken connection. click Transfer > Manual Get. Type in the path of the file to be downloaded and click the OK button. CuteFTP Pro: Monitors the transfer for server disconnections. the modem disconnected. a network failure. If a file is being transferred and the connection is broken (i. Similarly. You may stop. Monitors the queue session. If a user is downloading a file and the transfer is broken (by the server) then CuteFTP Pro reconnects and resumes the transfer automatically.e. etc.

CuteFTP Pro’s FTP Transfer Engine (TE) is completely independent of the main application’s interface. Using CuteFTP Pro’s Autonomous Transfer Engine Built on a modular design platform. (See Stopping. and more. Overwrite. This will allow CuteFTP Pro to finish any pending or inprogress transfers. In this instance. or Skip to cancel the operation. If the item is no longer in the queue. and Using Persistent Transfers for more information. CuteFTP Pro sees that you are replacing an existing file and it may ask to Resume. CuteFTP Pro remembers which files were successfully transferred before the disconnection and will resume the transfer where the last session ended. Resuming Incomplete Transfers If the connection breaks while you are downloading or uploading a file. click on the icon to resume the transfer. depending on the default action and any Smart Overwrite rules you have defined. If specified in Settings. the transfer may not automatically resume. you must manually go back to access the site where the transfer was broken. Allows users to stop a transfer.Automatically reconnects and resumes the transfer of files. When CuteFTP Pro is launched. select the Commands > Stop icon from the menu bar. API and COM support for application developers seeking a canned FTP solution. In order to stop a transfer. Choose Overwrite if you are replacing the file. rectangular icon in the systray. Current and future uses of this feature include the Transfer Engine serving as a download manager. You can also press the F9 key or the Stop button on the Toolbar. Choose Resume to complete a broken transfer. the TE can remain open even after the main CuteFTP Pro program is closed. or Skip. CuteFTP Pro remembers these broken transfers and continues the transfer when the software is launched again. The TE is closed when CuteFTP Pro is closed. CuteFTP Pro has harnessed time-tested FTP code into this powerful FTP Transfer Engine. CuteFTP Pro will automatically reconnect or keep trying to connect until the transfer is successful. the file. check to see if the incomplete transfer is still in the queue. The Transfer Engine (TE) is represented by a yellow. Resuming. Remembers broken transfers from previous sessions. If it is. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 25 . or bottom right corner of your screen. The TE will remain open until manually closed. continuing transfers after closing the main application. One of the most powerful aspects of the Transfer Engine is that it is COM-enabled. unless otherwise specified. If this occurs. the TE is also launched.) In rare cases involving power failure or when the application is prematurely shut down. This allows you to execute scripts to drive FTP commands in the TE.

select Command > Change Folder and type in the desired folder name. The default text viewer is Notepad. 5. Open: This command opens the highlighted file (either on the local or remote drive) using the associated application. restore the main program interface. The default text editor is the Integrated HTML Editor. or close the TE. Hit Control-D and type in the desired folder name. 2. View: This command opens the highlighted file (either on the local or remote drive) in your text file viewer. NOTE: You may also right-click the file or folder and choose the relevant command from the pop-up list. Changing Folders While in a remote folder. you will be able to access the current download queue (only visible if the main program interface is closed). The text file viewer can be changed under Menu Bar > Edit > Global Settings > Helper Applications.By right-clicking on the TE icon located in the systray. The text editor can be changed under Menu Bar > Edit > Global Settings > Helper Applications. From the menu bar. Open. click the folder icon to the right of the drop 26 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . Edit: This command opens the highlighted file (either on the local or remote drive) in the text editor. Rename or Delete files or folders from the local or remote side. you may easily change directories (also referred to as folders) using several options. then click OK. View. then click OK. File and Folder Management Editing and Renaming Files and Folders Users can Edit. Type in the new name. NOTE: You will be prompted to place deleted files from the local side of CuteFTP Pro in the recycle bin. 3. or highlight the file/folder and click the appropriate icon on the Navigation Toolbar. then click OK. click Change Folder and type in the desired folder name. Right click on a blank area of the remote pane. Highlight the file/folder you want to rename. Double click the desired folder. provided they have the appropriate permissions. 4. From the Menu Bar > Commands > Rename. Rename: Choose this option to rename an existing file or folder. from the Menu Bar > Commands > Delete. click Commands (NOTE: this menu item is only visible when connected to a site). To change directories. Delete: To delete an existing file or folder. do one of the following: 1. In the Remote Browser pane. highlight the file you want to delete. From the menu.

Make sure that you are connected to the site. which means that file size will not be changed in the transfer.down menu. This is useful when users want to compare or mirror two directories. Folder Synchronization can be combined with CuteFTP Pro’s powerful scheduling feature to accomplish recurring or continuous mirroring of a particular directory. you can manually enter the desired directories into these fields. 5. Utilizing Folder Synchronization Folder Synchronization is another of CuteFTP Pro’s useful new features. click the Refresh button from the toolbar. Force binary transfers .makes the contents of the local drive exactly like the contents of the remote drive. 6. The Folder Synchronization tool also asks for the “direction” of synchronization. Folder Synchronization eliminates the task of remembering which files have been edited and need to be transferred.makes the contents of the remote drive exactly like the contents of the local drive. To perform folder synchronization: 1. In the Remote Browser pane. Refreshing Folders In order to refresh your directories. If you forgot.forces binary transfers through your server. The Folder Synchronization dialog box will pop up with the currently selected local and remote folders in the local and remote path fields. Check to make sure that you navigated to the correct folder before beginning the process. Navigate to the desired folder in both the local and remote window. 3. 2. Mirror remote . There are four options: Mirror local . This action will take you to the parent folder (the folder above the current one). or press F11. This is useful if you want to have your Web site updated automatically every few minutes. press F5. Folder Synchronization allows you to duplicate a remote folder on the local drive. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 27 . or vice versa. click on the drop down menu to select previously visited folders. The most common use for this feature is in maintaining a local “working” folder for files that reside on the remote server.is used when both directories have been changed and need to be updated. CuteFTP Pro can accomplish this without the main application interface open through its powerful Transfer Engine. Mirror both . right-click in the remote pane and choose Folder Synchronization Tool. or right click in a blank area of the remote pane and select Refresh. Choose the direction you intend to synchronize. Choose Folder Synchronization Tool from the Tools menu. 4.

doc. The default action. 12/1/00 The newer version of this file is downloaded. After a “Mirror Remote”: Local Directory Remote Directory File1. 12/1/00 This file is uploaded.doc. 11/1/00 No action is taken because local version is newer.doc. Use global overwrite settings can be set in the Global Settings dialog box.doc. (NOTE: This behavior may be customized through the Advanced settings.doc.doc. 12/1/00 This file is uploaded because it is not present.doc. 12/1/00 This file isn’t uploaded. File2. If so. 12/1/00 File2. For matching filenames always: This setting controls the action taken by CuteFTP Pro when synchronizing files with identical names.If the Include Subfolders box is checked.doc. or the Stop button to cancel. click the Play button to begin folder synchronization. Note: File3. 12/1/00 This file is uploaded. described in Advanced Options.doc. 12/1/00 Remote Directory File1. 12/1/00 After a “Mirror Local”: Local Directory File1. choose Folder Synchronization Tool from the Tools menu.doc. File3.doc.doc.doc.doc. 12/1/00 The newer version of this file is uploaded. 12/1/00 This file is downloaded. 12/1/00 File2. The following examples show the way that different folder synchronization options work.doc.doc. File2. Using Advanced Options for Folder Synchronization You may want more carefully configure your folder synchronization. Clicking the Advanced button displays a few additional options. 12/1/00 File2. 11/1/00 File3. The local version is older. 28 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . 12/1/00 File3.doc. 11/1/00 File3. 12/1/00 File1. 12/1/00 File2. or press F11.Clicking on the Advanced button expands the Synchronization Tool dialog box to display a few more options. File3. described in the next section.doc. 12/1/00 Remote Directory File1. File2.doc.doc. CuteFTP Pro will include the contents of all subdirectories when performing folder synchronization. After “Mirror Both”: Local Directory File1.doc. right-click in the remote pane and choose Folder Synchronization Tool.doc has been deleted from the local folder. 11/1/00 File2.) Before: Local Directory File1. When you are done configuring the Folder Synchronization tool. 12/1/00 Remote Directory File1. the Schedule button to schedule your transfers.

This will make the mirrored folder a strict duplicate of the source folder. and then click on the Schedule icon. CuteFTP Pro’s Smart Sorting feature. When disabled. Disabling this option will turn off the file deletion confirmation notices. you may want to use this option when working with file systems like Unix. on by default. Since Windows file systems do not support differently-cased file names. delete the destination file if it does not exist in the source folder. The options are: Transfer first file only and skip others. rather than the Play icon. When one-way mirroring. enable recurrence and set the recurrence value. or show rename prompt. set up your mirroring options as instructed above. Sorting Files Smart Sorting: Use Smart Sorting for alphanumeric filenames (default). Once that is done. http://www. This option should be left on unless symbolic links are absolutely needed. Ignore symbolic links. Numerate: Copies both files and number them to distinguish between the two. which gives you a natural language sorting alternative to the traditional yet unwieldy lexicographic sorting of alphanumeric sequences. disabling this option can result in an infinite loop condition. numerate files. the item will be added to your Queue. Remote file names that differ only in case: This setting tells CuteFTP Pro what to do with files having identically-spelled but differently-cased names.com. If a symbolic link points to a spot further up the folder tree from where the mirroring began.There are three other choices: Overwrite: Copies the file with the more recent date (this is the behavior demonstrated in the above example). since the Transfer Engine (represented by the icon in the Systray) will handle the mirroring and scheduling. any extraneous files present in the mirrored folder will be left in place. You can close CuteFTP Pro if you want. Skip: Iignores matching files. which can be useful when unattended or automated operation is required. Continuous Synchronization To perform Continuous Synchronization of two folders. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 29 . was developed by David Wincelberg from: FileJockey Software. This option. prevents CuteFTP Pro from following symbolic links when mirroring subdirectories. which do support differentlycased file names.FileJockeySoftware. Always prompt before deleting. When the Scheduler appears. not only updating old files but deleting unused files. and only mirrors those files not yet present on the other system. set your start time.

ext Filename21. A1 would be followed by A12 and then by A2. Choose Bookmark Current Folder from the pop-up menu. The easiest way to create a Bookmark: 1. 30 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide .ext Filename4. Right-click on the bookmark and choose Properties (or select the Bookmark and press Alt-Enter).ext Filename6. Bookmarks specify a local or remote folder (or both) to open when the bookmark is selected.ext Filename9. The Bookmark will appear in the Site Manager as a sub-listing of the remote site’s entry.ext Filename21.ext Using Bookmarks to Access Frequently Used Sites Sites in the Site Manager can have special entries called Bookmarks associated with them.ext Filename9.ext Filename13. 3. which is why CuteFTP Pro offers the additional Smart Sorting method.An example of Smart Sorting: Filename1. then A2.ext Filename20. Right-click in either the remote or local window. 2.ext Filename20. 4.ext Filename13. this can be unwieldy when sorting groups of filenames with numbers at the end.ext Standard Lexicographic Sorting: Lexicographic is the most commonly used file sorting method. Another way to create a Bookmark: 1. then A12. For example.ext Filename4. A more cognitive and arguably more logical sorting order would be A1. 2. An example of Lexicographic Sorting: Filename1. Enter a name for your bookmark. While correct. 3. 4. Bookmarks created in this manner are assigned the remote folder as their default name. A bookmark will immediately appear under that site’s listing in the Site Manager.ext Filename6. Navigate to the folder you want to bookmark. Select Add Bookmark from the pop-up menu. Sorting via this method is much like dictionary sorting or telephone book sorting. The bookmark will be assigned the default name Bookmark and will be automatically editable. and is employed by the Windows operating system by default. Bookmarks can be very handy for site administrators or anyone else who has to transfer files or folders. Right-click a site’s entry in the Site Manager.

5. If one is not specified. 2. enter a local and remote path in the appropriate field. Choose Rename from the pop-up menu. To access a Bookmark: Double-click the bookmark’s Site Manager entry. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 31 . you will be placed in the root folder. The Site Manager will switch to the local window view. To change a Bookmark’s name. In the Bookmark Properties dialog box. • • Right-click on the bookmark. The local path can be selected from a standard Windows Open dialog box by clicking on the small folder icon to the right of the local path field. or select it and press Enter. do one of the following: Select the Bookmark by single-clicking on its name. To remove a Bookmark from the Site Manager: 1. the way you would to rename a file in Windows Explorer. Press the Delete key or right-click on the Bookmark and then choose Delete from the pop-up menu. Select the Bookmark. A new remote window will open and CuteFTP Pro will automatically place you in the bookmark’s remote folder if there is one specified. displaying the local folder specified in the bookmark (unless none is specified). • Select the Bookmark and press F2.

and Execute. Set your file permissions by using the CHMOD commands. you must set the permissions so the server can read or execute your files. and Public attributes. right-click on the file and Select Properties or highlight the file and press Alt-Enter or choose Properties from the Commands menu. Do this for each of the three permission groups and you get a valid CHMOD mask. First digit: Defines the permission for the owner Second digit: Defines the permissions for the group Third digit: Defines the permissions for everyone else (referred to by CuteFTP Pro as public). The CHMOD’s permission mask is a three-digit number. You can uncheck or regular-check (the check without the grey background) these permissions to apply them to all the files. You can also set permissions for batches of files. Each digit works the same for each group of users: the owner. If you want your file to have Read. it must be executable by your Internet server. Group. and Execute permissions (4+2+1) for yourself.Changing Attributes of Files and Folders Setting Permissions for a Remote File To set permissions for a remote file. For your CGI program to run. Write. EXAMPLE: If you want a file to have Read and Write permissions. add the Read and Write values together (4+2) and you get 6—the permissions setting for Read and Write. Therefore. and the Execute permission value is 1. you can enter a numerical permission value into the Permissions Box (see below for explanation). The Read permission value is 4. Each digit is made up of the three Read. 32 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . which usually means making your CGI programs world executable. Write. you would set the file permissions to 751. This means that only some of the selected files have that permission. If you want the file to have Read. Executable only files have a permission of 1. and Execute permissions. set its permission to 4. Each digit of the number defines the permission for a different user of the file. These three numbers are added together to get the permissions for a file. What you set for one digit has no effect on the other two digits. the Write permission value is 2. and public. Write. You will see that some of the boxes contain grey-background check marks. In the Properties Dialog Box. group. Select more than one file and bring up the properties. This works the same for Write and Execute. Read and Execute (4+1) for your group. If you want a file to only be readable and not writable or executable. use the value 7 (4+2+1). or check the appropriate permission boxes for the Owner. and Execute (1) only for everyone else.

described above. a filtered download will not present you with the filter dialog box before proceeding. To filter a file transfer from the Local Window: 1. Define any additional filters (see above) and make sure Enable Filtering is checked. Filtering Transfers CuteFTP Pro includes the ability to filter batch file transfers. There are two uses for filters. Right-click and choose Site Properties. and switch to the /pub directory. 2. 4. NOTE: Unlike filtering folder listings. Use the three tabs in the Filter dialog box that appears to configure your filter. 3.Configuring the Site Properties Cache Options CuteFTP Pro will also attempt to use the cache during normal online connections to prevent retrieving directory listings unnecessarily. Select a site in the Local Window. use the following caching options: Use cache during session: Cache will be checked when accessing all directories for the duration of a single connection. and can then apply these filters to individual transfers or use them on all transfers. the /pub directory will always be loaded from cache until you disconnect from the site. This means that if you open ftp. 4.globalscape. Always use cache: This option forces CuteFTP Pro to use the cached directory contents every single time. 2. You define filters in a special filter dialog box. Click OK and the folder’s contents will be filtered. Choose the Actions tab. Click Apply. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 33 . For navigation. You can force a manual reload of the directory by pushing the Refresh button or pressing F5.com. Bring up the site’s properties in Site Manager. To filter folder listings: 1. allowing you to easily transfer large numbers of files without manually selecting desired files. Choose the Actions tab and then click the Filter button. Right-click in a local or remote window. 3. Do not use cache: This disables directory caching during normal connections. Choose Filter Contents (local) or Filter Current View (remote). Use them to filter folder listings and to filter file transfers. To control caching behavior. You can configure this behavior from the site’s Site Manager entry. choose the pop-up menu. When you reconnect. Any filters you need defined for your filtered transfer must be defined before beginning the transfer. You can still access the site cache by using the Browse Offline function. the directory will be downloaded as normal.

The Filter Properties tab will appear. For instance. In order to specify particular files for a file transfer. Files matching any filters listed in the Filter Not Mask tab will not be displayed.doc” but not “index2. Define filters: Define filters in CuteFTP Pro the same way you would in the Windows Find program. Normally. Remember. Right-click and choose Site Properties. Use the Filter NOT Mask tab in the Filter dialog box that appears to configure your filter.html. any files that match the parameters defined in the Filter Mask tab will be displayed. Choose the Actions tab and then click the Filter button. folders as well as files will be checked against the filter masks. to force display of hidden files. allowing users to set the following options: Enable Filtering: This activates or de-activates the filtering feature. Apply To File Transfers: If this is checked. Right-click and choose Site Properties. Adding a filter such as *. Use combinations of letters and the ”wildcard character (see Wildcard Mask) to match any character(s). Filter NOT Mask Filter NOT Mask specifies files to be excluded from a filtered transfer. In order to specify particular files for a file transfer.jpg would cause CuteFTP Pro to no longer display JPEG files. Choose the Actions tab and then click the Filter button.html” would filter only files named index. Apply Filtering To Folder Name(s): If selected. Case Sensitive Filtering: Filters will differentiate between upper and lowercase letters.” Filter Mask Filter Mask specifies files to be included in a filtered transfer. For example. every file transfer will be filtered. Server Side Filtering: With this option. The mask “index.*” would filter out “index. select a site in the Local Window. downloads are filtered only when you specify. These custom commands are typically parameters to the Unix “ls” command. This allows you to eliminate any group of files while leaving others unaffected.jpg. if you wish to see only JPEG files. Use the Filter Mask tab in the Filter dialog box that appears to configure your filter. select a site in the Local Window. you would add the filter *. use the parameter “-a”.html. 34 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . For example. or Activate a local/remote window and press Control-L. the Filter Mask “index.Enabling and Defining Filters To bring up the filter dialog box.html” and “index. you can define a custom listing command for remote systems supporting this feature. right-click in a local or remote window and choose Filter Contents (local) or Filter Current View (remote).

The filter information should appear in the bottom box.Adding a Filter In the Filter dialog box. accessible while connected with F11. accessible while connected with F11. Click the Add button. select the Filter Mask or Filter NOT Mask tab. The filter information should no longer appear. Enter the filter definition in the top box. Click the Remove button. select the Filter Mask or Filter NOT Mask tab. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 35 . Removing a Filter In the Filter dialog box. Highlight the filter you wish to remove in the bottom box.

choose no matter. or skip the destination (existing) file. choose no matter. Defined: Switching to the Defined button turns on the Smart Overwrite feature and activates the fields in the bottom portion of the settings window. Select the desired criteria from each of the four pop-up menus. CuteFTP Pro has expanded on this area by allowing configuration of more complicated logic. To set a Smart Overwrite rule: 1. resume. Previous versions of CuteFTP prompted you to decide whether a transfer should overwrite. size. an older file. The following criteria may be set for each rule: File Date: The day and time the files were last edited are compared. 3. Prompt: When Prompt is selected.Automating Functions Smart Overwrite A common hassle when transferring files is dealing with a transfer in which both the destination and source files have the same name. CuteFTP Pro will prompt you with the choice to overwrite. 2. To remove a rule: 1. or differently sized files. rename or numerate the file. 36 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . To ignore the date. CuteFTP Pro can trigger on a newer file. Should none of the rules apply to the current transfer. At the top of the Smart Overwrite Settings window are two radio buttons. Choose Global Settings from the Edit menu or press Alt-F7. To ignore the size. larger files. Select the rule from the list. Action can be taken on smaller files. 2. Click Remove Rule. CuteFTP Pro asks you before overwriting any files. making unattended file transfers much easier. Select the Smart Overwrite item under Transfer Settings from the list on the left-hand side of the settings window. and files with any difference in date. Choose either Prompt or Defined. Find Smart Overwrite at Global Settings > Transfer Settings > Rename Rules To change the Smart Overwrite Settings: 1. direction of transfer and the resulting action. Smart Overwrite rules are generated with four criteria: file date. identically sized files. 2. resume. Click Add Rule. Smart Overwrite rules are generated in an easy-to-follow English format. File Size: The sizes of the two files (in bytes) are compared. files with matching dates.

If destination file date is same and size is smaller during any transfer.htm. both with the same date. modified its contents by adding some lines of code and then uploaded it. The modified file would meet the requirements of the above rule and the program would resume the transfer. then resume.During: This controls what transfer type to which the rule applies. Resume: The file is treated as an interrupted download. Skip: The file is ignored. resuming could be disastrous for a few. basically concatenating the file’s contents. Since the reverse is unlikely (there are no server side editors). Then: This field controls the action CuteFTP Pro will take if the file transfer matches the three previously described criteria. For example. Rules can apply to uploads only. and you have in the remote directory a Report. Although choosing to resume might work perfectly for the majority of users. then resume. Note how they affect file transfers: If destination file date is same and size is smaller during download. CuteFTP Pro asks you what to do. site-to-site transfers only. CuteFTP Pro will attempt to resume the transfer. if you downloaded a file index. Basically.xls and the size is 100 kb. Numerate: The file being transferred will have a numeric extension added to its file name so it does not overwrite destination files. downloading the last 50 kb of the file. This means that if you are downloading a file called Report. downloads only.xls that is 50 kb. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 37 . Here are some examples of rules constructed from these criteria. Select from the following check boxes to set your general program and Transfer Engine settings at Global Settings > General Settings: Overwrite: The file being transferred will replace the file on the destination system. applying the first rule safeguards transfers that may resemble the previous example since it only applies to downloads. or to all transfers. and CuteFTP Pro will attempt to resume the transfer if the remote system supports this action show prompt.

This rule would provide a rudimentary means of skipping duplicate files.e. It is located at Edit > Global Settings > Transfer Settings > Rename Rules. To Delete Rename Rules: 1. bypassing the program interface completely. Check Apply auto-rename rules to transfers to globally apply your rename rules. time stamps and sizes may be different files. 3. 3. To Set Rename Rules: 1. Remember that rename rules are case sensitive (i. Click Remove to delete rename rules from your list.html). Enter the desired new file name or extension in second field (Rename to). Rename Rules Use this option if you wish CuteFTP Pro to automatically rename files or file extensions during transfer (i. use this to change . Launch Transfer Engine on program startup: CuteFTP Pro’s transfer engine will introduce itself upon startup of Windows. This check box initiates CuteFTP Pro’s transfer engine upon startup. Click Apply to set these rename rules.. 2. then overwrite. to rename extension htm to html would not rename HTM to html). CuteFTP Pro’s Transfer Engine CuteFTP Pro’s autonomous Transfer Engine (TE) can allow users to complete and schedule file transfers for times when the user interface has been shut down. Although it is possible that two files with matching names.Other examples: If destination file date is older and size is different during download. Startup and Shutdown sequences: Launch FTP Transfer Engine on Windows startup. it is not very likely.e. More advanced users can even use their own programming languages to direct and schedule the TE’s file transfers. then skip the download. If the files’ date and size match. 2.htm to . This rule would make CuteFTP Pro assume that any file with an older date should be overwritten by a newer file with the same name and a different size. If destination date and size are the same during any transfer. Enter the original file name or extension in the first field (Rename from). Closing the Transfer Engine: Select one of the three TE close options. Click Add to include new rename rules. Select a rule. then skip. 38 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide .

is unchecked. The CuteConnection Object The CuteConnection object is a COM object that provides basic functionality for remote site navigation. WSH relies on the Visual Basic Script and JavaScript engines provided with Internet Explorer 3.exe /Script [scriptname]. and Internet Information Server 4. this object will support many more of the Transfer Engine’s features (such as multi-part transfers. If this box is checked. WSH is also installed as part of Windows 98. To execute scripts (macros) created in older versions of CuteFTP: 1. Once you have opened a macro file. Execute old CuteFTP scripts from the Windows Start > Run menu item as follows: “ftpte.com/msdownload/vbscript/scripting. etc. Replace scriptname and the brackets with the name of your macro file. 2. you must have the Windows Scripting Host (WSH). select Tools > Macros and Scripting Tool > Run Script or 4.0 or later. the default folder becomes whatever folder is currently highlighted in your local pane.mcr”. don’t close the TE: With this option. its name will appear below the Browse item in the Run Script submenu for easy future access.microsoft.x Macro > Browse. Requirements to Run Script Files In order to run the new CuteFTP Pro script files. A separate setup program may be able to be downloaded for Windows 95 from http://www. In the near future.asp. you can execute scripts from the command line by double clicking on the script file (such as myscript. Select the default download folder in this window. Scripts Scripts can be created with any text editor.Do not close TE if tasks are pending: The TE will close when the client closes unless queue items are pending. Within CuteFTP Pro. Then. On exit. Default download folder: This option is available only if Use currently selected folder. Smart Keep Alive.0.vbs). Use the currently selected folder in the local pane as the default. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 39 . Windows 2000. or from within CuteFTP Pro by either selecting File > New > Macro Script File or Tools > Macros and Scripting Tool > Create New Script or by pressing New > Macro Script File from the toolbar. select the macro file to run from a standard Windows open dialog. In addition. On exit. The default local folder will be used for all download methods except for when files are dragged into a specific folder in the navigation pane. CuteFTP Pro will open a new template script file in a document window..). like Notepad. file transfers and other operations on local and remote file systems.. the TE will stay open when the client closes. close the TE: The TE will exit regardless of remaining files.

Data Type Command: BSTR Host: This is the address of the remote site. It should be set before calling the connect function.Registering Components of the CuteConnection Object For all platforms except the earliest versions of Windows 95. all necessary components are registered upon the first run of CuteFTP Pro’s Transfer Engine. Public Properties Supported by the CuteConnection Object Below is a list of public properties and methods supported by the CuteConnection Object. “SOCKS” – Use current SOCKS proxy. “BOTH” – Use current SOCKS proxy and current FTP/HTTP proxy. For those of you that have neither. It should be set before calling the connect function. Choose one: “FTP”. you will need to have at least some familiarity with programming concepts. Additional install-time registration is necessary for Windows 95. A Sample Script File For creation of a script file. “DEFAULT” – Use global settings. and ideally some experience with VB or Java. This dual-dispatch interface is synchronous. BSTR Login: This is the user’s login. Long Port: This is the listening port of the remote site. The default value “FTP” should be set before calling connect function. “PROXY” – Use current FTP/HTTP proxy. or method for communicating with the TE is implemented by the CuteConnection object. The CuteConnection Interface The interface. This should be set before calling the connect function. meaning all steps are executed in sequential fashion. It should be set before calling the connect function. A sample script is included below with line-by-line comments.reg to update your Win95 system to register this COM object. load one of the predefined scripts included with CuteFTP Pro and edit it to suit your needs. If this value equals –1 then the default protocol value should be used. “SFTP”. Execute the file in your CuteFTP Pro directory called win95script. BSTR Password: This is the user’s password. BSTR Protocol: Specify the protocol of the remote site. Choose one: “OFF” – Do not use proxy. Comments may be included in the code by prefacing comment lines with a singlequote character (‘). or if you just want a template to work from. BSTR UseProxy: This refers to proxy settings. “FTPS” or “HTTPS”. 40 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . “HTTP”.

The local working folder is changed when value of the property changed. do not filter. can be “GETASFILES” or “RESOLVE.BSTR TransferType: Transfer type settings. Choose: “ASCII” – ASCII mode “BINARY” –binary mode “AUTO” – auto detect file type “DEFAULT” – use global settings. The remote working folder is changed when value of the property changed. RemoteFilterInclude: Filter for remote working folder. void RemoteRemove (BSTR strName): Removes remote file or folder with given name. void Download (BSTR RemoteName. Long Delay: Delay between retries. If empty. BSTR Links: Links handling setting.) will also be used. socks.” Public Functions: void Connect (): Used to connect to the remote site using connection information provided in public properties. etc. All other methods that work with the remote site should use the current connection rather than creating a new one. BSTR LocalFilterExclude. void CreateRemoteFolder (BSTR strName): Creates remote folder with given name. “OFF” or “DEFAULT”. void LocalRemove (BSTR strName): Removes local file or folder with given name. void CreateLocalFolder (BSTR strName): Creates local folder with given name. transfer mode. BSTR LocalName): Download file with given name from remote site to given location. BSTR RemoteName): Upload file with given name from local machine to given remote location. do not filter. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 41 . Long Retries: Connection retries count. void Upload (BSTR LocalName. BSTR RemoteFolder: This points to the remote folder. BSTR LocalFolder: This points to the local folder. If empty. Some information from global settings (default proxy. LocalFilterInclude: Filter for local working folder. BSTR Autorename: Choose either “ON”. BSTR RemoteFilterExclude.

BSTR strTo): Renames remote file. 42 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . BSTR strTo): Renames local file. short RemoteExist (BSTR strName): Check if file with given name exist on remote machine.void RemoteRename (BSTR strFrom. short LocalExist (BSTR strName): Check if file with given name exist on local machine. void LocalRename (BSTR strFrom.

added to the queue. yet easy-to-use FTP program. Go to Global Settings > Transfer Settings > ASCII Types. Click on one of the methods to use in transferring your files. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 43 . launched in the viewer. 2. type in the new extension without the preceding period. or edited. Select the extension to be removed. Click Add. Auto-refresh the Server (remote) pane: Select this option so that the remote pane refreshes automatically following file transfers. 2. To remove extensions: 1. suspend. Click the Remove button. When dragging an item to the local pane: You have the options to either transfer your item to a current folder. Go to Global Settings > Navigation Settings. or place your item in the transfer queue. To add additional extensions: 1. thus providing greater individual comfort with this advanced. Additional file types may be added. Remove successfully finished items from the queue automatically: Select this option to automatically delete finished transfers from the Queue. The CuteFTP Pro program loads with several predefined file extensions. In the ASCII Extensions field. CuteFTP Pro is programmed to automatically select the proper transfer type (Auto). to a predetermined default folder. This selection will remain active until changed. The list will be visible as soon as the dialog box appears. When adding items to the queue: You may choose to immediately transfer. or schedule items for transfer when adding them to the queue. Users may also specify ASCII or Binary in the Site Properties dialog box. executed. Customizing Navigation Settings CuteFTP Pro provides several options for customizing your navigation options. When double-clicking an item: You may set this option so that when you double-click a file or folder its contents might either be transferred immediately.CuteFTP Pro Settings Defining File Extensions as ASCII Types This feature may be used to define the file extensions that CuteFTP Pro should consider as ASCII (plain text) for transferring. Switch from the Site Manager to the Local Drives pane upon connection: This feature automatically switches from the Site Manager to the local drive view after connecting to a site.

Delete logs every: Check this box if you want old log files to be automatically deleted. Utilize the following options to customize your log window characteristics: Select from available colors or define custom colors to visually distinguish the: • Color used for “status” events in logs • Color used for “command” events in logs • Color used for “error” events in logs • Text color for all other log events Select Font: Choose the typeface viewed in the Log window by clicking Select Font. you will receive detailed error logs when file transfer threads fail. Go to Global Settings > Logs. Simple Listing can affect certain transfer options and should only be used as a last resort. Enable Navigation (Session) Logs: If selected. Enable Consolidated Transfer (Log Pane) Logs: If selected. Log files folder: Insert the location desired for log files in this browse window. Select the amount of time which shall pass before CuteFTP Pro deletes these log files. Delete logs after closing transfer engine: This setting will cause all logs to be deleted every time CuteFTP Pro shuts down. the main thread used for navigation and browsing will have its own log file. With this enabled.Use Simple Listing when retrieving remote folder listings: This option should be used with sites that do not properly display their folder listing. as opposed to a single log file for each thread. Customizing Logs The Log file visible in the lower portion of the CuteFTP Pro screen shows every action performed as well as server responses during connection. Delete all logs now: Press this button to delete all logs except those currently in use. each individual transfer thread will have its own log file. The type and number of server responses may be changed by selections made in program settings using the following steps. This enables the inwindow display of logs when connected to a remote site. all of the log pane session records will be combined into a single unit. 44 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . Enable Individual Queue Item Transfer Logs: If selected. This is useful for determining how long transfers have taken. Show time stamps in logs: This will log an additional time stamp to all transfer and listing operations performed by CuteFTP Pro.

Viewing Table of Contents Files Index files are used by FTP sites to report the number.htm. Specifying TOC Exclude Masks Users may specify masks CuteFTP Pro should not consider in identifying TOC files. to be an TOC file. affect the retrieval and display of these Table of Contents files: Load TOC files. CuteFTP Pro will prompt you to continue. CuteFTP Pro passes the filename through a second filter. and permissions on files within a folder. This field specifies the size (in kilobytes) of the largest TOC file (not to be confused with index. CuteFTP Pro uses these masks to match against file names. If any item in the list matches the file name. the file is then considered to be an index file. you will notice a file named *index* using Wildcards. size. and sees the *. located at Global Settings > Navigation Settings > TOC Files. In this way. date. the TOC Files NOT Mask. However.htm extension in the list. CuteFTP Pro will consider any file with the word “index” in it. If the TOC file size exceeds ___________ Kbytes. These are listed as TOC files (Table of Contents). Multiple masks can be added before leaving the dialog box. Click the Add button to enter additional masks. CuteFTP Pro will automatically load index files when this feature is active. index files are similar to a table of contents (TOC). It is not advisable to set this parameter too high because there might be multi-folder index files on the sites. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 45 . The following settings. it is then matched against the Index Files NOT mask (see next section). Multiple masks can be added before leaving the dialog box. supplying a helpful list of the folder’s contents and revealing their location in the folder. name. If it doesn’t match any of the items in that second list. Setting this parameter to zero will cause CuteFTP Pro to prompt you for all TOC files whereas setting it to 32000 effectively disables any prompting. The default is 100 kilobytes. That could cause a problem since your web page might be called index. ask before loading. If you look at the default TOC Files Mask list. otherwise it will completely ignore them. Click the Add button to enter additional masks. It will no longer consider your web page as an TOC file because of the double filtering system. Specifying TOC Include Masks Users may specify masks for CuteFTP Pro to use in identifying TOC files. TOC files are optional index files contained in directories which reveal the directory’s information. If the TOC file size exceeds this specified limit.htm) to load without any prompts.

the program could even get stuck in an endless loop. This option tells CuteFTP Pro to try and determine whether a link’s target is a file or a folder for visual identification and for proper navigation. one of the main ones being the need to avoid problems when downloading large folder trees. CuteFTP Pro resolves this by giving you some additional options. which may contain links to targets above the physical parent folder from which the download was started. A UNIX shortcut is not a file (at least in the usual sense). Client side link resolution: Determine type of the link’s TARGET by extension. If downloaded. WarFTP Specific These settings are specific to WarFTP servers. A link to a folder on a UNIX machine is not a file. or receive error messages indicating that PASV Mode is not supported. This is useful if you wish to download the target or change folders to that target. which is pretty much useless.Interpreting Symbolic Links CuteFTP Pro provides a variety of options for interpreting Symbolic Links. Many other FTP clients either do not offer link interpretation. Treat . which points to another file (target). Situations like that can cause CuteFTP Pro to obtain non-intended folders. or very poor implementation of the same. These allow CuteFTP Pro to take additional precautions. FTP servers will not always handle this command correctly. a 0 byte place holder file will be received by the client. Go to Global Settings > Navigation Settings > WarFTP Specific to adjust these options: Force RFC compliant PASV Mode: Uncheck if you are having problems connecting to WarFTP sites. Don’t attempt to resolve links: This option tells CuteFTP Pro to ignore the link and treat it simply as a file. This option allows the server to interpret links via the LIST–L command issued by the client. Or. Proper link interpretation is important for various reasons. This solves problems with folder navigation when connected to WarFTP sites. which is why additional client side interpretation options are given. WarFTP treats PASV Mode and links differently. Symbolic Links are similar to but not identical to Windows shortcuts.lnk files will be treated as links instead of as directories. if some folders are linked to each other.lnk files as linked files: . Go to Global Settings > Navigation Settings > Links in order to configure these settings. 46 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . This option should be checked if you are downloading large folder trees and wish to avoid any complications. The options provided by CuteFTP Pro are: Server side link resolution: Resolve links by sending LIST–L command. but rather a virtual reference to target file. but rather a virtual reference to this folder. similar to a shortcut file. The biggest difference between them and a shortcut is that a shortcut is an actual file.

Note: You may also customize the toolbars. Under Auto-Close Prompts: Automatically close prompt windows after___seconds: Select a default number of seconds to display a prompt window before closing. When deleting an item from the queue: Select this box to direct CuteFTP Pro to prompt you when deleting a file in your queue. Click the CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 47 . Prompts CuteFTP Pro will send prompts during program operation to help users avoid mistakes. etc. Under General Display: Show grid lines on all view panes: Grid lines can be visually helpful to some and distracting to others as they are distinguished with light gray lines a list of files or transfers. uncheck this box. or to offer help for certain functions. To remove these logs. 2. Under Confirmations: When deleting an item on local view: Select this box to direct CuteFTP Pro to prompt you when deleting a file in local view. Under Smart Sorting: Use Smart Sorting for alphanumeric filenames: This option means that files will be sort in 1. order. Show individual logs for each connection window: CuteFTP Pro provides log windows for each site you open by default. You can edit these at Edit > Global Settings > Display > Prompts. 11. so CuteFTP Pro allows for you to make your visual choice. 3 order. Under Select the toolbars to display: Choose which toolbars you would like CuteFTP Pro to offer upon launching the program. When deleting an item on remote view: Select this box to direct CuteFTP Pro to prompt you when deleting a file on an FTP site. To do this.Display CuteFTP Pro allows you to configure the visual display of items and windows to suit your needs or preferences by providing these useful options at Edit > Global Settings > Display. When closing a remote view: Select this box to direct CuteFTP Pro to prompt you before closing a remote window. confirm that actions were successfully completed. simply choose the customize button and select or deselect toolbar button icons. Use Standard Lexicographic Sorting for alphanumeric filenames: Files wil be sorted in 1. 21. 2.

SOCKS uses sockets to represent and keep track of individual connections. The client side of SOCKS is built into certain Web browsers and the server side can be added to a proxy server. this is your SOCKS port number. then click the button at the end of the field and browse for the program. complete the fields belw and click Add: Host Name: Enter the Host Name of the SOCKS proxy server. Specifying the HTML Editor: Specify the HTML editor program you wish to use. Select the check box and add SOCKS server(s) to the list provided. If you want to use an external editor. 1080 is the default port for SOCKS and unless otherwise specified by your administrator. Use the Integrated HTML Editor is selected. If your network uses the SOCKS protocol. Use the highlighted SOCKS Server. To add a SOCKS server. the following settings will allow you to connect to external FTP sites. specify the external programs CuteFTP Pro will utilize for viewing text and HTML. Configuring SOCKS/Firewall Settings SOCKS is a protocol that a proxy server can use to accept requests from client users in a company’s network so that it can forward them across the Internet. Show error prompts dialog: Disable this option to turn off the automatic display of error boxes. Text Files Viewer: Specify the viewer you wish to use when viewing text. deselect this item.exe file that launches the program. PORT: PORT number of the SOCKS proxy server. you will be asked to fill in the following information: User Name: Enter your name for the SOCKS proxy server. Other Settings: Show user name and password prompts: Prompts for user names and passwords when necessary. The default viewer is the Integrated HTML Editor.up arrow to increase the number of seconds and the down arrow to decrease the number of seconds. Go to Global Settings > Connection > SOCKS/ Firewall. click the button at the end of the field and browse for the . If you wish to use Authentication. By default. Contact your System Administrator to obtain the information needed. 48 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . If you wish to use a different viewer. Helper Applications In Global Settings > Helper Applications.

Examples of Advanced Proxy Commands Go to Global Settings > Connection > Proxy > Firewall > Advanced (button). If SOCKS5 is checked. Host type: Choose whether you are seeking an FTP connection or an HTTP connection. you may have some problems caused by the network settings. Enter the Host and PORT Number. Port: Enter your port number here. When using a proxy server. still trying” then you probably need to configure the firewall settings. User name and password. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 49 . You must also enter the SOCKS Host and PORT Number. User Name: Enter your user name here. Note: If your LAN or WAN supports FTP Proxy protocol. If every site you try to connect to prompts you with “Can’t connect” or “Can’t login. PORT number for the FTP proxy server 3. SOCKS5: Select if your network uses the SOCKS5 protocol. IP address for your proxy host 2.Password: Enter your Password to connect to the SOCKS proxy server. Password: You must enter your password here. select this box and enter or remove proxy servers in the following list. Select from two SOCKS options in the following radio buttons: SOCKS4: Select this option if your network uses the SOCKS4 protocol. The following is a list of scripts that correspond to existing choices in this Proxy > Advanced dialog. 8000 is the default Proxy port number and unless otherwise specified by your administrator. When you first try to use CuteFTP Pro. enter the user ID and password supplied by your System Administrator. you will need the following information: 1. These are located at Global Settings > Connection > Proxy/Firewall. Host name: Enter your host name here. leave these settings as they are and try to connect to some of the predefined sites in the Site Manager pane. If you are using CuteFTP Pro on a LAN or WAN. To add a Proxy server: Fill out the following fields and then click Add. Configuring Proxy/Firewall Settings A proxy server is a safeguard utilized by many Local Area Networks (LANs) or Wide Area Networks (WANs) to protect the network from unauthorized access from the outside. this is your port number. Settings: Use the highlighted proxy when connecting.

you may need to manually configure the login commands sent to the FTP server. This is the information required.USER @ site: USER %user%@%host%:%port% PASS %pass% USER/PASS/ACCT: USER %user%@%host%:%port% %fire_user% PASS %pass% ACCT %fire_pass% SITE site: USER %fire_user% PASS %fire_pass% SITE %host% USER %user% PASS %pass% OPEN site: USER %fire_user% PASS %fire_pass% OPEN %host% USER %user% PASS %pass% Custom Proxy Commands If Custom is the selected Authentication Type. %HOST% %USER% %PASS% The address of the FTP site to connect Valid username for the FTP server Password associated with the specified FTP username CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 50 .

one command per line.) Firewall user name (Some network configurations may require a login for the firewall. CuteFTP Pro will open a connection to the Microsoft FTP site and login anonymously on Port 21. select the Advanced option.com user anonymous pass somename@domain.com port 21 This will first send the username jimmy and the password $53a&8* to the Firewall/Proxy server (as required by that specific server configuration). it will default to 21.) Password associated with the Firewall username. Enter each command necessary to initiate an FTP session with the remote server. the standard FTP port. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 51 .%PORT% %FIRE_USER% %FIREPASS% PORT used by the FTP server (If this command is not used.microsoft. A typical series of commands might look like this: fire_user jimmy fire_pass $53a&8* host ftp. Contact your System Administrator for the exact sequence of commands needed. Example of Advanced Custom Commands After setting the Host and PORT fields to the correct Firewall/Proxy server. Then.

Italic. 2. and Font selector Color fonts (easy document comprehension and layout) Line numbering option (for better code management) Sophisticated word/paragraph Find and Replace Multi-document tabbed interface Color and RBG to HEX converter Dynamic view in browser function Multiple document/folder file open Drag and drop support Unlimited Undo and Redo commands Document weight feature (indicates total time for the document to load) Word Wrap toggle Smart Anchor and Image dialogs (remember commonly used data) Highly customizable Java script support (for commonly used scripts) Handy and customizable Code Snippet Customizable default template for HTML documents Ablity to view unsaved changes in browser Auto tagging of unsaved documents Support for mouse wheels Creating an HTML Document To create a new HTML document. To access the tags. 3.HTML Editor HTML Editor Features CuteFTP Pro contains a free. Scroll down to your selection and double-click to insert. The integrated HTML editor includes the following features: • Auto-tag fill • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Auto validation Customizable color-coded HTML tags Easy-to-use Bold. The editor is located at Global Settings > Helper Applications > HTML Editor. select New > HTML Document from the File menu. See Use Tag Tips for reference. press < or right-click in the document window. The tag tips box displays the tags in alphabetical order. 52 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . Build your document by adding code to the template. integrated HTML Editor. Subsequent boxes will display until the selected code is complete. To use Tag Tips to display HTML codes for building your document: 1.

Click No to exit without saving the document or changes. This field may be left blank. click File > Close. Align: Click the down arrow at the end of the Align field and select an alignment for the image. This can help people with slow browsers or bad connections to navigate through your site successfully. Click the OK button to accept the information or Cancel to exit and return to the document without adding the image. Browsers display GIF. or PNG images. JPEG. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 53 . Click the View in Browser icon to see if the image is correct in appearance. Begin at the Toolbar and click the Insert Image icon (represented by a page with a paintbrush inside of it). specify the width and height of your image in pixels. <IMG SRC=”path/ filename”> will automatically be inserted into the HTML code to designate that a graphic image will be displayed. Drag the image into the HTML document. click the open folder icon to find the source of the image or type it in if you know the path. size and position. select an image file in the Navigation Pane. Drag and Drop You can simply drag an image into the current HTML document to speed up editing. These attributes will designate a fixed pixel width and height for the image. Click Yes to save the document. If your document has unsaved changes. To do this. This attribute displays text in place of an image that does not load. Advanced Tab: Click the Advanced tab. a prompt to save your document will appear. The Image Tag Attribute dialog box will appear. HSPACE: The HSPACE attribute will place padding on the right and left sides of the image equal to the pixel value. If you want. click File > New > HTML Document. Border: Type a number of pixels in the Border field to put a border around an image that is the width of the pixel value.To open additional new documents: From the menu bar. Inserting Images The Insert Image icon located on the Toolbar inserts images into your HTML document using information entered into dialog boxes. Type the text you wish to appear in place of the image in the Alt text field. This attribute should be used for all important images. or click the Windows Close button in the upper-right corner of the document window. VSPACE: The VSPACE attribute will place padding on the top and bottom of the image equal to the pixel value. The ALIGN attribute controls the placement of the image on the Web page. The values TOP and BOTTOM refer to where the text will align itself after an image. In the Image tag dialog box. Closing an HTML Document From the menu bar. Click Cancel to return to the document without saving the document or changes.

(Notice the entire template is highlighted and will be deleted if you start typing before you click to refocus the cursor. uncheck the check box next to the Prefix Each Line with Line Numbers option. select Edit > Global Settings. 54 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . Position your cursor at the point you wish to edit and click with the left mouse button. Choose Font for Editor: The default type. Click the Edit New Document Template button. Comment colors may be changed at Global Settings > Helper Applications > HTML Editor > Colors. The check mark will appear indicating the feature is active. To enable the Allow Editing Beyond End of Line feature. Edit New Document Template: The existing template may be changed to fit each user’s needs. Changes to the template will affect all new documents created from that point forward. Click OK to accept the change and return to the HTML document window. this feature enables you to insert text anywhere after the end of a line of text. Documents previously created as well as new documents will assume the new color settings as they are viewed in CuteFTP Pro’s Integrated HTML Editor. style and size may be changed for current and future documents. Unchecking this box will let you select these colors manually. this box alerts the program to use the Windows default background and system font (text) colors.Changing the HTML Editor Settings From the menu bar. When checked. Select a new type. as opposed to after the last character only. In order to make sure that the colors you set manually will be used. Simply move to the HTML or Perl comment you wish to make changes to and click the down arrow at the end of the field to select a new color from the myriad of hues in CuteFTP Pro’s palette. Setting Comment Colors in the HTML Editor Comment colors may be changed to user preference. Allow Editing Beyond the End of Line: Inactive by default. Select the Helper Applications > HTML Editor section to change program defaults for any of the following: Enable Word Wrap: The HTML editor can wrap lines of text for complete document visibility. click the check mark next to the Allow Editing Beyond End of Line field. style. Type the number of spaces in the box provided. Click OK to set the changes you have made. Click OK to save the new settings or Cancel to retain the default settings.) Make your changes and click OK to save or Cancel to retain the original template. go to the Use System Settings box in the Colors dialog. To hide line numbers. To turn on word wrap. Tab Size: Select the number of spaces the tab key will indent. and size. Prefix Each Line with Line Numbers: The HTML editor shows line numbers for better code management. Click the Choose Font for Editor button. click the check box next to the Enable Word Wrap option.

type in the new path or click the Browse button to find the new location. choose Use Custom Dictionary and then click Edit Custom Dictionary to personalize the built-in dictionary. Show tag tips: Check this box to enable viewing of tag tips. Capitalize tag tips: Capitalize tag tips for ease of viewing. Select the language the HTML file will use from the Dictionary drop down menu. Simply go to Global Settings > Helper Applications > HTML Editor > Folders and adjust the following options. You can also choose to Use Custom Dictionary from this menu. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 55 .Folders CuteFTP Pro allows you to set your working folders for your HTML Editor in this easy to use dialog box. Click Check Spelling as you type if you wish the editor to underline words not found in the dictionary. at Global Settings > Helper Application > HTML Editor > Tag Tips.) Enter the amount of time in milliseconds before CuteFTP Pro drops down a list of possible tag tips to choose from. customize your HTML tag characteristics. type in the new path or click the Browse button to find a new locale for this folder. Browser Path: To select another browser. click the check mark in the Use Default Browser field to enable browser selection. Tag tips delay (milliseconds. To go one step further. Default browser and folder paths may be changed to user preference. Java scripts path: To shift the directories for the snippets or Java scripts. Spelling Spell checking options for CuteFTP Pro’s HTML Editor may be changed at Global Settings > Helper Applications > HTML Editor > Spelling. You can select the underline color in the drop down menu. Next. Code snippets path: To change the directories for the snippets. Primary Browsers: Select up to two primary browsers from those available. Tag Tips The following selections. type in the new path or click on the Browse button to find the path of the executable file to your browser.

How do I transfer files from one site to another? Connect to two different servers. Click on the file you wish to change permissions for so that it is highlighted. How do I navigate the directory tree in CuteFTP Pro? The Local Pane. How do I change the permissions of my files (CHMOD)? Connect to your UNIX server using CuteFTP Pro. contains a Local Drives tab. The telephone number for support is 210-308-8267. Drag and drop these files to the second server window and they will be transferred from the first server to the second server. Only servers that support the CHMOD command will let you change permissions. CuteFTP. You will see the upload progress of your files in the queue window at the bottom of your Cute FTP Pro screen. Click on the files you wish to upload and drag them across to the corresponding right hand window (the server side). The time to download decreases as your connection speed increases. 56 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . The different options for the permissions are located at the bottom of this dialog box. Click on the files you wish to transfer located in the first server window. How can I get a copy of CuteFTP Pro? CuteFTP Pro is available by download from our Web site at http:// www. Do you offer any online or offline support? Telephone support for CuteFTP Pro is available to registered customers only.com How do I upload my files with CuteFTP Pro? You can upload your files by browsing to the directory where your files are located on the left hand window of the screen. built in HTML editor. and Secure FTP Transfers. located by default on the left-hand side of the screen. CuteFTP Pro will take about seven minutes. Select this tab and you can navigate your local drives in the same fashion as Windows Explorer.com How long does it take to download? This depends on your modem speed. All other users may e-mail support questions to support@globalscape.globalscape. On a regular 56K modem. For the servers that do not support CHMOD.Troubleshooting Frequently Asked Questions What is CuteFTP Pro? CuteFTP Pro is an FTP client based on the original client. Right click on the file and choose Properties. you cannot change permissions. CuteFTP Pro is equipped with additional tools that the original CuteFTP did not contain such as the Transfer Engine (TE).

Finally. Why won’t my files transfer? If you’ve tried to transfer files and they are not transferring. click File>New and choose the type of connection you wish to connect on. Click on the Proxy/Firewall option and fill out the information. How do I connect if I’m behind a firewall? If you are behind a firewall and you cannot connect. Check with your server administrator to verify that the server uses SSL or SFTP (SSH2). If you don’t know what the FTP address is or are not sure. consult your system administrator for the correct settings. You can right click on the file and click Delete. Click Edit>Settings and expand the menu option entitled Connection. a window will appear telling you that it could not log in. What is the difference between an FTP site with SSL and an SFTP site? Both of these are secure protocols. click Commands>Delete. If you need to find out what this information is. SFTP. Why can’t I connect to my FTP site? If you have tried to log into your FTP site and have been unsuccessful. you will need to set up CuteFTP Pro to connect through that firewall. you will receive a window telling you that the files could not be transferred. If you are unsure of whether or not you are behind a Proxy Firewall or a SOCKS Firewall or are not sure of the specific settings for that firewall. You can click on the file and then click on the red ‘X’ up on the Toolbar. Contact your Internet Service Provider or your Web Host Provider with this error message and they will be able to assist you in getting connected. What is my FTP Host Address? This information is assigned by your Web Hosting Provider. Click on the button Details and it will list the exact error message sent to you by the server. you can contact them and they will be able to give that information back to you. It will bring up a window that will ask you for a Label for the site and the rest of the log in information provided to you by your Web Host Provider. What is my user name and password? Your Web Hosting Provider or Internet Service Provider assigns this information. you can contact your Web Hosting Provider or Internet Service Provider and they can give that information to you. you can click on the file. How do I set up a connection to my FTP Server? To create a site in your Site Manager. is supported by various types of Unix FTP servers while SSL is more platform independent and is supported by servers such as WS-FTP Server and CuteFTP Server. Contact your Internet Service Provider or your Web Hosting Provider with this error message. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 57 . simply click on the file you wish to delete and press the Delete key on your keyboard. Click Details for more information on the exact error message sent to you by the server.How do I delete files off my server? To delete files off of your server. which is a component of SSH2.

Pasting this information into inquiries for help will greatly assist your Information Sciences department or GlobalSCAPE Technical Support to resolve the problem. it will allow CuteFTP Pro to double as a download manager and offer API and COM support for application developers seeking a canned FTP solution. Cancel dismisses the error dialog box. or not have security privileges to transfer a file. In the near future. you may encounter CuteFTP Pro’s improved error dialogs. Currently. CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 58 . Understanding Error Dialogs At some point you are bound to forget a password. However. What is the Transfer Engine (TE)? Built on a modular design platform. The dialog box also contains two buttons. Clicking Details expands the error dialog to include a log file fragment with more information on the error. Right-click in the log text area and choose Copy All Text. PASS ***** 530 Login incorrect. the error dialog details can be copied for inclusion into an e-mail to tech support. To make error reporting easier. The Details box provides important information that can be used by expert users or GlobalSCAPE Technical Support to diagnose the problem. An error dialog box contains the standard Windows “red x” error icon and a short error message. try to connect to a site that doesn’t exist. click Commands > Queue Commands>Remove all items. transfers can continue even after the main interface is exited (if enabled in settings).How do I remove files from CuteFTP Pro that have finished transferring? To remove items from the queue that have already transferred or will not transfer. Cancel and Details. you can determine if the error lies in the username by clicking the details button: COMMAND:> COMMAND:> USER ericm 331 Password required for ericm. The error message does not specify which component is incorrect. Choose Yes for the corresponding window that appears and the files will be removed from the queue. On these and other occasions. Common Error Messages Some of the most common error messages users may encounter when using CuteFTP Pro are: Can’t login… Disconnecting: This error appears when the username or password is incorrect. The entire contents of the error log window will be copied to the clipboard. CuteFTP Pro’s Transfer Engine (TE) is completely independent of the main application interface. they both use the same message.

then the error probably lies in the password. If the name appears correct.com. This would be just the host address of the server. you will need to contact your system administrator for that information. 3. then you probably do not have security privileges. If all of these options fail and you still have the same results. If the file appears in the directory listing. file or directory not found. There are several ways to approach this situation: 1. or you do not have security privileges to access it. you will need to contact the server administrator of the site you are connecting to in order to resolve the problem.com. Make sure you typed in the FTP Host Address correctly. Begin by bringing up the site’s Site Manager Properties. You can edit the firewall settings by clicking Edit > Global Settings > Proxy/Firewall. you will need to connect before you can connect to any FTP sites. It could be compared to browsing to a web site that either is not up at the moment.g.. you would only type in ftp. if you were given an FTP Host Address in the format: ftp://ftp. especially slashes (“/”) indicating subdirectories. you will need to contact your server administrator for more information.Check the username displayed after USER for any spelling errors. If you do not know the FTP Host Address for your site. or does not exist. If you are not sure what the settings for the firewall are. If you have a Firewall. Also be sure there is nothing after the host address.com. Requested action not taken: The file or directory you have attempted to access does not exist. If you are not connected to the Internet. We do not know or keep track of FTP Host Addresses. Make sure you are connected to the Internet. 4. CuteFTP Pro would have CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 59 . If you only set up the site but not the user name and password. 5. Make sure you have entered a user name and password into the appropriate fields. Requested action not taken (e. Check to make sure you are logged in as the correct user. Make sure you are not trying to connect to a HTTP server such as http:// www. COMMAND:> ERROR:> CWD /u1/ericm 550 /u1/ericm: No such file or directory. Open the site’s Properties window and correct any username or password errors.yourhost. Can’t Resolve Host Name: The Can’t Resolve Host Name message is displayed when CuteFTP Pro cannot make a connection to the FTP host address that you specified when you set up the connection.cuteftp. no access). then you can add the directory into the “Default Remote Directory” box when configuring this site. 2. For example. You cannot connect to a HTTP (web) server with CuteFTP. make sure it is properly configured.yourhost. If the server does not automatically put you in your default directory when you log in to it.

Command not implemented. 500 501 502 503 504 530 532 550 551 552 553 Syntax error.. Requested file action aborted. File name not allowed.microsoft. Code 500 Series The command was not accepted and the requested action did not take place. File unavailable. Requested action aborted. Error Code Numbers The number of your error code message can often give you a greater understanding of the problem by relating it to RFC 959’s Reply Code. Connection closed.htm. Requested action not taken.com/library/ psdk/winsock/errors_3wc2. but the error condition is temporary and the action may be requested again. 60 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . no access). Command not implemented for that parameter. transfer aborted. Requested action not taken. file busy). Explanation 400 Series The command was not accepted and the requested action did not take place.connected anonymously. Page type unknown. file not found. 421 425 426 450 451 452 Service not available. it won’t give you access to your files without doing so. Requested file action not taken. (This may include errors such as “Command line too long. File unavailable (e.g. Requested action not taken.(This may be a reply to any command if the service knows it must shut down. command unrecognized. closing control connection.”) Syntax error in parameters or arguments. (e. For a list of socket error codes please refer to this URL: http://msdn. Not logged in. Need account for storing files.g.. Requested action aborted. Exceeded storage allocation (for current directory or dataset). Bad sequence of commands. Insufficient storage space in system. Since the server doesn’t know who you are unless you log in.) Can’t open data connection. Local error in processing.

transfer starting.300 Series The command has been accepted. Requested file action successful (for example.h4. about to open data connection. Entering Passive Mode (h1. Service ready in nnn minutes. Where NAME is an official system name from the list in the Assigned Numbers document. The requested action has been successfully completed. NAME system type. expect another reply before proceeding with a new command. Help message. proceed. superfluous at this site. file transfer or file abort). User logged in. Service ready for new user. 110 Restart marker reply. Logged out if appropriate. no transfer in progress. File status. 200 Series Command okay 202 211 212 213 214 215 220 221 225 226 227 230 250 257 Command not implemented. Directory status. System status. Need account for login. or system help reply. it must read: MARK yyyy = mmmm where yyyy is User-process data stream marker. This reply is useful only to the human user. Data connection open. but the requested action is dormant. completed. 100 Series The requested action is being initiated. need password. Requested file action pending further information. In this case. pending receipt of further information. 120 125 150 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide 61 . Requested file action okay.On how to use the server or the meaning of a particular non-standard command. and mmmm server’s equivalent marker (note the spaces between markers and “=”).h3. Data connection already open. “PATHNAME” created. Closing data connection. the text is exact and not left to the particular implementation. File status okay. 331 332 350 200 User name okay.p1.h2. Service closing control connection.p2).

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” This means that when your cursor is placed over the icon.Toolbar and Keyboard Commands CuteFTP Pro incorporates a list of simple to understand toolbar icons and keyboard commands for quick action and ease of use. Toolbars You can select which toolbar you would like in view by going to the menu bar and selecting View>Toolbars. a pop-up window will appear with a brief description of the icon’s function. For instance. the HTML toolbars are in view when you open the Integrated HTML Editor. EXAMPLE: ALT F will activate the File menu item. Each icon has a “tag tip. these panes will open Folder Synchronization Tool MDI Log Window toggle Folder/File Properties or Site Properties Select All Copy Change folder Execute File Find Filter Make New folder Quit CuteFTP Pro Reconnect Connect to URL Paste View File Cut Moves focus between left. Keyboard Shortcuts Depressing the ALT key will allow you to access the CuteFTP Pro menu functions through the keyboard. right and bottom panes Download Upload 64 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide .if closed.if closed. Key Backspace Delete Esc F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F9 F10 F11 F12 Alt+Enter Ctrl A Ctrl C Ctrl D Ctrl E Ctrl F Ctrl L Ctrl M CTRL Q CTRL R CTRL U CTRL V CTRL W CTRL X CTRL ~(tilde) CTRL PGDN CTRL PGUP Function Folder Up Delete File Cancel Transfer Help Rename Find Next Site Manager/Local Pane toggle . these panes will open Refresh Screen Cancel Transfer Log/Queue Window toggle . The icons become active when you have a need of them.

38 HTML Template 54 Keyboard Shortcut 64 Logs 44 Sites 15 Disconnecting 13 Downloading Folder tree problems 46 From URL 11 Manually resuming 25 Multi-Part downloads 23 Site-to-Site 22 Smart Overwrite Rules 37 Stopping/Resuming 24 J Java Scripts 55 K Keyboard 64 Keyboard Shortcuts 64 L LANs 49 LapLink 2. 22.7 18 Lexicographic 47 Log 43.0 18 Connect to URL 11 Connection Wizard 6.0 18 CuteFTP 3. 28 FTP Explorer 1.0 and up 18 B Binary 16 BlueZone 1. 54 Tag 55 HTTP 11 HTTPS 12 I Images 53 Importing Sites 18.3 18 CuteFTP 1. 54 Editor 52. 49 HTML 53.5 18 H Host 15 Address 9 Name 9. 25 C Cache 17 Certificate 36 CHMOD 32 CoffeeCup 4. 26. 9 Continuous Synchronization 29 Crystal FTP 2000 18 CuteFTP 1.0 18 LeapFTP 2. 44 Login Method 15 E E-mail Address 14 M Manually Registering 6 65 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . 28.01 19 Bookmark 30 Broken Transfer 24. 19 IP address 9 ISP 9 D Delete Bookmarks 29.0-3.0 18 FTP Voyager 6. 31 File Extensions 43 Files 21.4-2.Index A Add 15 Anonymous Login 9 ASCII 16 Auto-reconnect 13 AutoDetect 16 Edit 15 Explicit SSL 12 Exporting Sites 19 F File Transfer 20 Firewall Commands 51 PASV/Port 14 Settings Proxy/Firewall 49 Proxy/Socks 18 Socks/Firewall 48 Folder Synchronization 27.

38. 45 Masks 45 Mirror 27. 15 User Name 15 Q Queue 21. 55 Create 39. 24. 23. 28 Multiple Concurrent Transfers 22 MVS host 17 N Navigation 43 P Password 15 PASV 14. 44 TransSoft 4. 21. 18. 50. 45 WS_FTP 5. 27. 52. 48. 40.4 18 U Uninstalling 6 Uploading 22. 40 HTML 52. 20. 35. 8. 29. 22 Security 18 Site Properties 15 Site Properties Dialog Box 10. 49. 15.dat file 19 Smart Keep Alive 12 Smart Overwrite 36 Smart Sorting 30 Snippets 55 SOCKS 48 Socks 18 SOCKS4 49 SOCKS5 49 SSL 12. 46. 36 Serial Number 6 Server Connection Error 6 SFTP 12. 46 Synchronization 29 T ‘Threaded’ Transfer 22 TOC 45 Toolbar 64 Transfer Engine 5. 40. 25. 40. 37. 36 Implicit/Explicit SSL 12 Symbolic Links 29. 10. 47 PORT 48 PORT number 49 PROXY 40 Proxy 18. 39. 41. 55 List 49 Schedule 39 Transfer Engine 25 Secure Socket Layer 12. 34. 51 Commands 51 PASV/Port 18 Settings Proxy/Firewall 49 Proxy/SOCKS 18 SOCKS/Firewall 40 Proxy server 49 SKA 12 Sm.Mask 32. 40 Shortcuts (Keyboard) 64 Simple listings 17 Site Label 9 Site Manager 9. 25 URL 11 User ID 9. 43 Quick Connect 11 R Raw listing 17 Reconnecting 13 Registering 6 Resolve links 46 W WANs 49 WarFTP 46. 47 Wide Area Networks 49 Wildcard 34. 15 Site-To-Site 22 66 CuteFTP Pro Version 1 User’s Guide . 16.0 and up 18 S Script 39.

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