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  • User-296654088 posted
    This is on Windows 2000 Std. w/ IIS 5.0 User can create a new folder in his FTP site, place files in that folder and delete files from that folder but cannot move files from the folder to its subfolder. What could be causing this problem?
    Thursday, November 18, 2004 3:34 PM

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  • User989702501 posted
    How do you MOVE those files ? what ftp client you using ? ftp log file status code ?
    Thursday, November 18, 2004 10:02 PM
  • User-296654088 posted
    I'm using IE6. I'm moving files by dragging them into the subfolder... I'm not at the office but I'll check ftp log files tomorrow. Thanks for your help.
    Thursday, November 18, 2004 10:09 PM
  • User989702501 posted
    Hhmm.. does IE support this ? I can drag any of my local file to the ftp folder. but not from one ftp to another folder. if you are dragging a file within the ftp site to a folder, you should see the mouse icon change to no entry sign, right ? hence I don't think it is supported.
    Friday, November 19, 2004 1:03 AM
  • User-296654088 posted
    Really? That's exactly what I'm getting. I'm a really embarrassed and reluctant to ask you this question but how do I move files from one folder to another on the remote server?
    Friday, November 19, 2004 9:04 AM
  • User989702501 posted
    This is client side app issue, IE doesn't support this, but I'm sure there are others ftp client app will do it. Try google for some 3rd party tools like cuteftp, wsftp pro and etc
    Sunday, November 21, 2004 9:34 PM
  • User-884152108 posted
    Might be kinda obvious but if the files are small, download it to a temp folder, open sub-folder, upload from temp.
    Wednesday, January 12, 2005 9:41 AM
  • User989702501 posted
    That's one way too. Pre-organize the upload content
    Friday, January 21, 2005 1:31 PM