FTP Clients – Part 16: NetDrive

For the next installments in my series about FTP clients, I will be taking a look at two FTP redirectors at the same time. In this specific blog post, I will focus on NetDrive (from Bdrive Inc.), whereas my previous post looked at WebDrive (from South River Technologies). At the time of this blog’s writing,…

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FTP Clients – Part 15: WebDrive

For the next installments in my series about FTP clients, I will be taking a look at two FTP redirectors at the same time. In this specific blog post, I will focus on WebDrive (from South River Technologies), whereas my next post will look at NetDrive (from Bdrive Inc.). At the time of this blog’s…

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FTP Clients – Part 14: CuteFTP

For this next installment in my series about FTP clients, I want to take a look at Globalscape’s CuteFTP, which is available from the following URL: http://www.cuteftp.net/ CuteFTP is a for-retail product that used to be available in several editions – Lite, Home, and Pro – but at the time of this blog CuteFTP was…

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RFC 7151 – File Transfer Protocol HOST Command for Virtual Hosts

I received an email yesterday from the RFC Editor that a new Request for Comments (RFC) document has just been published, RFC 7151, which adds support for a new “HOST” command to FTP. This new command allows hosting multiple FTP sites on a single IP address, much like what Host Headers provide for HTTP. Here’s…

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FTP Clients – Part 13: WinSCP

For this next installment in my series about FTP clients, I want to take a look at WinSCP, which is an open source FTP/SFTP client that is available from the following URL: http://www.winscp.net/ For this blog post I used WinSCP 5.5.1, and it was available for free when I wrote this blog post. That being…

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How to trust the IIS Express Self-Signed Certificate

I had an interesting question from a coworker today that I thought would make a great blog. Here’s the scenario… Problem Description My coworker was using WebMatrix to create a website, although he could have been using Visual Studio and he would have run into the same problem. The problem he was seeing was that…

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FTP Clients – Part 11: Beyond Compare 3

For this installment in my series about FTP clients, I want to take a look at Beyond Compare 3 from Scooter Software. At its heart, Beyond Compare is a file/folder comparison tool, so it might seem an unlikely candidate for an FTP client, but it has a lot of great FTP features packed into it….

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IIS 6: Setting up SSL – Appendix C: Processing a Certificate Request using Windows 2003 Certificate Services

In this last appendix for my blog series about using SSL with IIS 6, I’ll discuss processing a certificate request by using Windows 2003 Certificate Services. When you are running a certificate server for your network environment, you will need to physically issue the certificates that clients will request from your certificate server. There is…

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IIS 6: Setting up SSL – Appendix B: Obtaining a Root Certificate from Windows Server 2003 Certificate Services

In this second appendix for my blog series about using SSL with IIS 6, I’m going to discuss obtaining the root certificate from Windows Server 2003 Certificate Services. By way of explanation, obtaining a root certificate is one of the most important steps for servers or clients that will use certificates that you issue. While…

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