Tag Archive for 'ftp'

How to synchronize your files by ftp

If you are looking for a solution how to make an automatic copy, backup or synchronized mirror of your files or even a complete website, this article is for you. This solution will copy only new or changed files (incremental copy). So full copy is made only at first run. To make it work you will need ftp or sftp access to server where your files are stored and ssh (or telnet) access to account that you want your files to be mirrored to. To make it work follow this steps:

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Problem with 404 error on /wp-admin/ in WordPress

I have just been moving my blog to new host. Everything was fine after I did it as described at WordPress Codex except admin panel.

When I was trying to login to Dashboard I got 404 error. There is one very simple solution for it. When I was moving files from my old host my ftp client set chmod of /wp-admin/ directory to 775. It won’t work with this permission. All you need to do is to change it to 755 and it should be working again.

PROFTPD virtual user – quick howto

It was boring to look for it in PROFTPD docs – but I could not found quick FAQ so I had no choice. Anyway I decided to write it for others who need quick tip. Here is just 4 simple steps.
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