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  • Started 13 years ago by tval
  • Latest reply 13 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • tval Member

    When I tell Fetch to send an ftp command. I get an error message: "Server file error: Unknown user name after~". However,when I copy the url from Fetch to any of my software, this is what is shown in lieu of the ~: %7.
    Example: ftp://datasync.com/~tval/
    I get back: ftp://datasync.com/%7etval/ Thanks for your help. Tom Valentino

    Posted 13 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    The rules for URLs say that some characters (including ~) should be encoded in hexadecimal to avoid problems; %7e is the hexadecimal code for tilde.

    It would help to know more about the command you are sending. Could you post what's in the Fetch Transcript window after you get this error?

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 13 years ago #

  • tval Member

    This is what I posted: ftp://datasync.com/~tval/public_html
    This is what is in the Fetch Transcript window; (Is this the window below?)

    <ftp://datasync.com/bin/>
    <ftp://datasync.com/etc/>
    <ftp://datasync.com/incoming/>
    <ftp://datasync.com/lib/>
    <ftp://datasync.com/private/>
    <ftp://datasync.com/pub/>
    <ftp://datasync.com/usr/>
    <ftp://datasync.com/welcome.msg>

    Tom V

    Posted 13 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Actually you have to open the Transcript window by choosing "Fetch Transcript" from the Windows menu.

    Posted 13 years ago #

  • tval Member

    Here is the Fetch transript window, I hope.

    Connecting to datasync.com port 21 (3/21/01 7:05:43 PM)
    220 shell.datasync.com FTP server (Version wu-2.6.1(1) Tue Jul 18 14:34:52 CDT 2000) ready.
    USER tval
    331 Password required for tval.
    PASS
    230 User tval logged in.
    SYST
    215 UNIX Type: L8
    PWD
    257 "/home/tval" is current directory.
    CWD ~tval
    250 CWD command successful.
    PWD
    257 "/home/tval" is current directory.
    CWD public_html
    250 CWD command successful.
    PWD
    257 "/home/tval/public_html" is current directory.
    PORT 209,205,136,84,48,91
    200 PORT command successful.
    LIST
    150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
    total 240
    -rw-r--r-- 1 tval users 239282 Mar 20 21:19 Tootsietoy4
    226 Transfer complete.
    NOOP
    200 NOOP command successful.

    Posted 13 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    You should be able to see your web site with this URL:

    http://www.datasync.com/~tval/

    Currently I only see one file, Tootsietoy4. If that's an image file make sure it has the right file name suffix (e.g. .jpg for a JPEG image). The URL for that file is:

    http://www.datasync.com/~tval/Tootsietoy4

    Posted 13 years ago #

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