[thelist] problems with FTP

Nan Harbison nanharbison at earthlink.net
Mon Jul 17 11:24:16 CDT 2006

This has never happened to me on any other website, and I ftp with websites
all day long. The webhost for this site is using Apache Servers on Unix

>Does it happen only when ftping from that particular site/address? If so,
what is the server running (OS, ftp server)?
>Eduardo  Bacchi Kienetz
>LPI Certified - Level 2

-----Original Message-----
>> Okay, this is weird. I was asked to take a look at and possibly fix a 
>> website that sells customized stuff. The owner is losing hundreds of 
>> dollars of sales because SOME of the orders are not getting through 
>> the system. I
>> **think** the orders are just sent as an email to the owner. SO it 
>> should be fairly simple to send the contents of the form along in an 
>> email. I am on a PC running Windows XP using Dreamweaver 8. The files 
>> seem to all be htm and a few swf.
>> I logged into the website and started to download all of the files on 
>> the website, and my computer completely crashed, I got the blue screen of
>> It said something like I had a new driver on the computer which was 
>> not configured correctly. I had to shut down the computer the hard 
>> way. Not thinking this was related to downloading website files, I 
>> restarted and continued to download, I ended up doing this a few times 
>> and every single time the computer crashed. I decided it might be 
>> Dreamweaver's ftp, which is often a little flaky, so I used my very 
>> stable workhorse ftp program, Ipswitch's WS FTP, and the same thing 
>> happened. I then tried downloading the files on my backup computer, 
>> Windows XP home and Dreamweaver 4. I keep getting error messages that 
>> it couldn't get the file or the connection was lost or something.
>> Has this happened to anyone before and they figured out what was going
>> Are the files on the website corrupted or something?
>> And is this off topic? If so, I will try to think up a tip.
>> TIA
>> Nan


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