stands for File Transfer Protocol. FTP is a convenient way to
transfer files to and from another machine.
What do I need to use FTP?
will need an ftp software such as WS_FTP for the PC or Fetch
for the Macintosh. To download FTP software you
can visit Tucows
What is the server name that I
should connect to if I want to upload my files ?
students, the server name is "student.ipm.edu.mo".
Staff, please use "staff.ipm.edu.mo".
How should I save my
file in order it will be the main page?
can save your file using one of the following options (ordered
4. default.html Please make sure that you have
only one file with any of the above names. If you have more
than one file with the above names (for instance, "index.html"
and "default.html"), the main page will be the index.html
because of the priority criteria assigned to the server.
I uploaded the file for the main
page but I can not see it in the browser.
check the address in the browser. Remember that there is a tail
"~" right before the username in the URL. Students - http://stud.ipm.edu.mo/~username/filename.htm Staff - http://staff.ipm.edu.mo/~username/filename.htm