View Full Version : Setting up a FTP Server
12-13-2001, 11:42 AM
I want to setup an old computer to be an ftp server in my house but I don't know where to start. I want to be able to access the server from work or a friends house. What do I need to do?
12-13-2001, 11:49 AM
Get server software to start.
SerU, WarFTP, G6 and there are more. Check www.zdnet.com/downloads/
Do you have a static or dynamic ip addy?
Search the forums here for more info.
12-13-2001, 01:15 PM
You might want to check the policy of your ISP to see if setting up an FTP server will violate their acceptable usage policy.
12-13-2001, 01:20 PM
I've got a Dynamic ip address.
12-13-2001, 03:04 PM
You'll need a permanent dns then to point to your ip. You can get one for free at www.dns2go.com
12-13-2001, 05:28 PM
Aren't there also other options besides FTP?
Maybe set up a fileserver through irc or something... dunno,it is as much of a question as it is a statement: Any other options besides FTP?
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