To upload files of your web site on the
server you need to use FTP. FTP can be used in two environments
DOS based and Windows based environment.
Here the DOS based FTP is illustrated with screen shots.
Note: The FTP details for a web site are sent in an e-mail by
the Support of RDS. In the e-mail you are given the Username,
Password, URL and IP needed for the FTP. Use these to do the
prompt on your system
Type the command
ftp www.yourdomainname.com at the prompt.
* Instead of "www.yourdomainname.com" you can use the
FTP URL; Using FTP IP would be better.
In our example,
files are to be transferred to
Once you get
connected to the web server, you will be prompted to give the
User Name and Password as shown in the screen below.
Step - 2
Once the given
User Name and Password are authenticated, you are allowed to
carry out the FTP and ftp prompt will be displayed.
* by typing help at the prompt you can get the list of
To transfer files
from your local system to the web server, following is the
command to given :
You have to
mention the path from where the files are being uploaded.
In the example, default1.html is the file to be uploaded which
is located in C: directory, and so it is mentioned the root
To download files
from the site the command is
this will download the files into the current directory
you are in.
The above command
once executed will display that file has been transferred
successfully. Similarly, other files can be uploaded into the
respective directories of your site.
Your FTP session
will be terminated, by giving bye command at the ftp