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FTP Mapped as folder

#1 Post by w1ckd » 2018-10-28 08:36


Im pretty sure this question is arround the internet with a answer but google seems to be struggling finding it for me.

I have a ftp running that i need to access frequently, Now my problem is how one should access the FTP.
Uaually i access the ftp from the file explorer by simply writing ftp://,
A easier solution is to map the ftp.

But the problem with these methods are that when i double click a file on a ftp it will not open, instead it wants to download itself.

Is there a way to setup the ftp adress to be seen as a regular shared folder? Where i can just open files directly from the folder? As it were a drive?
Or what am i supposed to be looking for?

Much apreciated :)

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Re: FTP Mapped as folder

#2 Post by botg » 2018-10-28 11:03

This doesn't have anything to do with FileZilla.

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Re: FTP Mapped as folder

#3 Post by boco » 2018-10-28 11:03

Executing files directly from an FTP server is not possible, as the protocol does not support direct (random) access. All files to be executed or edited have to be downloaded first, then processed, and, if modified, re-uploaded.

FTP is a very old protocol, older than most of us. What you need is a SAMBA or WebDAV server.
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