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Dillon Fishel
Posted on 10/16/2011 1:52 pm

RightFTP Setup

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SETUP

From the File menu, choose Connect... This will open the Connect window.

Note: The Connect window can also be opened by clicking the Connect to an FTP server icon (first from the left).

Click New Site.

Title: Site Name
Description: Anything you want (optional)
Host: ftp.example.com
Port: 21
Use passive mode: Check if behind a firewall
Use anonymous log in: Uncheck
Login: FTP username
Password: FTP password
Initial Path: default folder on the server (optional)

Click Save.

CONNECT

Click Connect. You should now connect to your site and the top right window will contain all the directories and files on the server.

CHANGE PERMISSIONS

Right click the file (on the server) you wish to change permission and choose Properties. Click the Permissions tab and enter the permission, either by using the checkboxes or entering the number.

The checkboxes are: Read = 4, Write = 2, Execute = 1

Example using checkboxes:

To set a file to a permission of 777

Owner - Read, Write, Execute (4 + 2 + 1 = 7)
Group - Read, Write, Execute (4 + 2 + 1 = 7)
Public - Read, Write, Execute (4 + 2 + 1 = 7)

Click OK when you are done to set the permission.

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