FTP

"Error establishing a database connection" | Explanation & solution
How to fix "Error establishing a database connection" in WordPress
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"Error establishing a database connection": this WordPress database error can drive website operators and internet users mad! What do you do when your WordPress site displays this error message? We explain how to locate the error and which steps you need to take to fix it. Our instructions will help you to understand why this error occurs and what you have to do in order to make your website work...

How to fix "Error establishing a database connection" in WordPress
Trivial File Transfer Protocol
TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) – File Transfer Protocol made simple
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The Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is one of the oldest and simplest network protocols. It allows two systems to exchange files on the local area network without having to establish a connection beforehand. To do this, TFTP uses the connectionless transport protocol UDP, which serves as an alternative to the more common yet more complex TCP. What other features set the TFTP protocol apart,...

TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) – File Transfer Protocol made simple
What is a VPS (virtual private server)?
What is a VPS (Virtual Private Server)?
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A virtual private server (VPS) is a compromise between shared hosting and a dedicated server. The VPS product allows web hosts to combine the strengths of both hosting models in one, cost-efficient IaaS solution. We’ll take a closer look at this hosting solution, demonstrating how a virtual private server works, exploring the advantages and disadvantages of it, and deciding who the model is best...

What is a VPS (Virtual Private Server)?
FTP programs
9 excellent FTP programs / FTP clients for Windows & Mac
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Are you familiar with the file transfer protocol also known as FTP? Those who answered this question negatively are advised to learn more about FTP by reading this guide. FTP immensely eases the task of transferring data over the internet. FTP servers are an especially wise choice when faced with the job of transferring large volumes of data. Transferring files to servers for exchange requires a...

9 excellent FTP programs / FTP clients for Windows & Mac
SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol)
SFTP: The secure way to transfer data
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Using SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), you can transfer data bidirectionally within an authorized group of people in a particularly secure way. The transfer between the client and server takes place via an encrypted IP-based data tunnel. The basic File Transfer Protocol (FTP) has major security vulnerabilities, which were eliminated in the refined SSH File Transfer Protocol.

SFTP: The secure way to transfer data
What is a server? One term, two definitions
What is a server?
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When talking about web hosting, it is impossible to avoid the term ‘server’. So what is a server? And how does it work? In IT, there are actually two definitions of the term. The traditional server is the software for network services, but more recently the word has also been used to describe the corresponding hardware used to carry out server programs. Here is our overview of the most common...

What is a server?
Set up your own Debian FTP server with ProFTPD
Debian FTP server: how to install and configure your own
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FTP servers are suitable solutions if you want to make files available for download or offer multiple users a platform for storing and accessing data. The practical server-client technology also plays an important role in the maintenance of web presences. This tutorial explains how to install and set up your own Debian FTP server.

Debian FTP server: how to install and configure your own
File Transfer Protocol
FTP: File Transfer Protocol explained
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The Internet is dependent on various protocols for facilitating communication. The File Transfer Protocol ensures that we can upload data to a server and download it again at a later point. You’re bound to run into FTP again and again, especially in the context of creating websites.

FTP: File Transfer Protocol explained
Allocating directory rights with chmod
What is chmod?
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With Linux, access rights for directories and files are often set through the terminal where file owners can be defined and groups can be assigned. With the ‘chmod’ command, user classes can be assigned certain file rights. Access rights in the Unix file system can be changed in two different ways: symbolic or numeric. Find out more about both notation types here.

What is chmod?
Getting started with WinSCP
Getting started with WinSCP
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With WinSCP, you can safely create your ideal data transfer between your local Windows PC and a web server. The open source software supports all current protocols and its quick and simple installation process provides an experience that’s satisfying for the user. With the choice of two available user interfaces, you can benefit from a clearly laid-out data management system, which includes...

Getting started with WinSCP