[thelist] Mac to IIS: FTP hell

Andrew Forsberg andrew at thepander.co.nz
Sat Oct 21 21:20:49 CDT 2000

>I have to move this big-ass site (approx 3,000 pages, I'm told) from 
>an old Mac (WebSTAR) server to a new NT (IIS) server.
>Well, I figure, considering the two different systems, FTP is good enough.
>Wrong. FTP is not good.  I can't really move more than one weensie 
>little directory before my FTP program (Fetch) chokes.  Doesn't 
>matter what kind of connection I have.  I'm not sure using a better 
>FTP program (Anarchie) is going to help me all that much.  Plus I'm 
>really lazy about learning new software.

Fetch is quite an old piece of software. Have you tried getting the 
directories from the NT end, rather than putting them from the mac 
end? I don't see any good reason why this should make a difference, 
but it wouldn't hurt to try.


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