Making PC an FTP Server

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by ZAnwar, Oct 26, 2003.

  1. ZAnwar

    ZAnwar Guest

    I hae tried Serv-U but found it crap. Has anyone got any other good programs where your PC acts as a FTP server. I can't be bothered to put Slackware and Apache on my old PC and make it like that. I want something better than Serv-U to put on my current PC.
     
  2. PseudoKiller

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    dont know... I have been using Serv-U for years.. even have set up other member's ftp servers. maybe the problem isnt the software.
    you might want to consider that Serv-U is rated as the best. chances are better that ppl wont be successful in an attempt to break into your ftp with it. just my 2.3 cents (inflation)
     
  3. ZAnwar

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    for some reason, Serv_U does not work. The problem is I think the IP address, nobody can connect to my PC!
     
  4. ZAnwar

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    i use the ip address that it gies me but it dont work.
     
  5. PseudoKiller

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    well than thats not a software problem... are you using a router??
     
  6. ZAnwar

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    nope, i have even formatted, tried it again but still not working.
     
  7. PseudoKiller

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    formatted ?? damn I think youre going a little too far. post your pc specs and network configuration and maybe I can help
     
  8. PseudoKiller

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    also post the errors that ppl get when trying to connect to you
     
  9. ZAnwar

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    ok...

    Athlon 1.4GHz
    768MB
    64MB Video Card
    Conexant ADSL Card
    3Com Network Card

    My network is just 2 (brothers and my old one) computers going through my PC to the net.
     
  10. ZAnwar

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    the errors that people get are that the IP aint right. they cant even get too the user/pass screen.
     
  11. PseudoKiller

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    OS ?? What version of Serv-U ??
     
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    I will be back in an hour or so... need to go food shopping.

    The more info the better if you want contact me via email or MSN... click below (in my signature)
     
  13. ZAnwar

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    oh, sorry.

    Win XP Pro SP1 and Serv-U version: 4.1 (latest one)
     
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    sorry try the msn thing again...

    also is your ip addy 192.168.X.X ??
     
  16. rnielsen151

    rnielsen151 OSNN Junior Addict

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    You could also try Bulletproof FTP.

    I used Serv-U for years also, but pain in the rear. BPFTP is much easier.
     
  17. ZAnwar

    ZAnwar Guest

    no, mine 86.26.xxx.xx something like that.
     
  18. ZAnwar

    ZAnwar Guest

    ok, i will give it a shot.
     
  19. lechtard

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    The prob people have with serv-u is not the prog, it's the user .. I have been using if for years and have never had a prob with it .. it is very easy to set up and is the best app for using as ftp server, I have found the only issue I have with it is that it don't work well with Passive mode range behind router, so you are stuck using port 21 ...

    Check to see what your ip is - Make sure you know whether it's dynamic or static ... Either way the best thing to do while using an ftp server is to get a redirect (dyndns.com is the best one and it's free) - when you get a redirect all you will have to do is give people the url you chose ..
     
  20. lechtard

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    Bullet proof is a pain in the ass to set up .. Serv-U is musch easier and don't require you to use text files ..