How to FTP

What is FTP?

The letters FTP stand for File Transfer Protocal.

Steps to transfer files to the server with WS_FTP:

First let's open WS_FTP. The Session Profile should like the picture below:
(Notice the Host Name)

When you are ready to login to the server click OK.

You will then be asked to enter a password. This would be the password given to you by GirlTECH. Remember: You are to never give out your password to anyone! See example below:

Once you give the password Whoala you're in!
You're screen should now look something like this:

As you see in the screen above it's split into two halves.
The LEFT SIDE (Local System)is showing you the contents on DRIVE A:
The RIGHT SIDE (Remote System) is showing you the GirlTECH server.

Here are a few steps you should take to transfer a file from your disk to the server.

See example below:

All of your .gif and .jpg files must be stored seperately in the Images directory.

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This page was developed through GirlTECH '97, a teacher training and student technology council program sponsored by the Center for Research on Parallel Computation (CRPC), a National Science Foundation-funded Science and Technology Center. Thanks to the RGK Foundation for its generous support.