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  • Started 11 years ago by chart3030
  • Latest reply 11 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • chart3030 Member

    I am trying to clean up some files and the server shows no files in the directory but won't delete it through Fetch. It says Server File Error:Directory not empty. What's up with that?

    Posted 11 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    One possibility is that the server is not showing Fetch all the files (which makes it difficult for Fetch to delete them!). If it's a UNIX server I'd recommend choosing "Send LIST -al to UNIX Servers" from the Obscure Options pop-up menu in the Misc. section of Preferences. Otherwise you may have to ask the server administrator for help.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 11 years ago #

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