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  • Started 5 years ago by iwanczuk
  • Latest reply 5 years ago from iwanczuk
  • iwanczuk Member

    I have been using Fetch for over a year and it has generally worked well. However, one aspect that has never worked for me is the path setting in a shortcut.

    When I connect to an FTP site I can double click on a folder and that folder opens fine. Usually I am going into the public_html folder to access a web site's files. If I specify the folder I want to go into in the path setting of a shortcut it doesn't work and I get an error box saying:
    Fetch could not get "public_html" because the FTP
    server encountered an error accessing a file or
    folder.

    If you entered a file name, folder name or URL,
    check that it is correct.

    Server responded "I can only retrieve regular files"

    I have lived with this since I started using Fetch, but it should work. I must be doing something really stupid?

    The site is hosted on Lunar Pages and here is the Fetch transcript for a typical session that has this problem (note - I've changed IP addresses, site names and login ID in the text but otherwise the transcript is unchanged):

    Fetch 5.3.1 (5D226) Intel running on Mac OS X 10.5.6 (9G55) Intel English
    StuffIt Engine 0x820, StuffIt SDK Version 10.1.1b1
    Partial serial FETCH5X001-VEEJ-2RUW T
    Connecting to notArealSite.com port 21 (Mac OS X firewall is allowing connections) (4/13/09 11:41:09 AM)
    Connected to xx.xx.xx.xx port 21 (4/13/09 11:41:09 AM)
    220---------- Welcome to Pure-FTPd [TLS] ----------
    220-You are user number 1 of 50 allowed.
    220-Local time is now 11:41. Server port: 21.
    220-IPv6 connections are also welcome on this server.
    220 You will be disconnected after 15 minutes of inactivity.
    USER fredd1e
    331 User fredd1e OK. Password required
    PASS
    230-User fredd1e has group access to: fredd1e
    230 OK. Current restricted directory is /
    SYST
    215 UNIX Type: L8
    PWD
    257 "/" is your current location
    MACB ENABLE
    500 Unknown command
    PWD
    257 "/" is your current location
    TYPE A
    200 TYPE is now ASCII
    PORT 192,168,42,53,203,212
    200 PORT command successful
    LIST -al
    150 Connecting to port 52180
    drwx--x--x 13 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Jan 7 10:26 .
    drwx--x--x 13 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Jan 7 10:26 ..
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 24 Sep 9 2006 .bash_logout
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 191 Sep 9 2006 .bash_profile
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 124 Sep 9 2006 .bashrc
    -rw------- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 23 Sep 11 2006 .contactemail
    drwxr-xr-x 5 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Mar 11 21:57 .cpanel
    drwxr-xr-x 5 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Sep 11 2006 .fantasticodata
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 55 Sep 12 2006 .filter
    -rw------- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 15 Jan 7 09:52 .ftpquota
    drwxr-x--- 2 fredd1e 99 4096 Jul 23 2008 .htpasswds
    -rw------- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 13 Jul 16 2008 .lastlogin
    drwx------ 2 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Apr 12 21:46 .spamassassin
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 0 Sep 12 2006 .spamassassinenable
    drwx------ 2 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Apr 9 10:30 .sqmaildata
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 fredd1e fredd1e 32 Jul 21 2008 access-logs -> /usr/local/apache/domlogs/fredd1e
    drwxr-x--- 4 fredd1e 12 4096 Apr 14 2008 etc
    drwx------ 2 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Jul 23 2008 logs
    drwxrwx--- 7 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Apr 14 2008 mail
    drwxr-x--- 3 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 May 18 2008 public_ftp
    drwxr-x--- 9 fredd1e 99 4096 Jul 17 2008 public_html
    drwxr-xr-x 7 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Aug 11 2007 tmp
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 fredd1e fredd1e 11 Jul 21 2008 www -> public_html
    226-Options: -a -l
    226 23 matches total
    TYPE I
    200 TYPE is now 8-bit binary
    SIZE public_html
    550 I can only retrieve regular files
    MDTM public_html
    550 I can only retrieve regular files
    PORT 192,168,42,53,203,213
    200 PORT command successful
    RETR public_html
    550 I can only retrieve regular files
    Unsuccessful transfer of public_html (0/0 bytes, 0 bytes/sec, 0:00 elapsed) stopped at 4/13/09 11:41:11 AM (error: 2,-30004)
    ftp_retrieve: 2,-30004 (state == RGET_RETRIEVING)
    PWD
    257 "/" is your current location
    TYPE A
    200 TYPE is now ASCII
    PORT 192,168,42,53,203,214
    200 PORT command successful
    LIST -al
    150 Connecting to port 52182
    drwx--x--x 13 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Jan 7 10:26 .
    drwx--x--x 13 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Jan 7 10:26 ..
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 24 Sep 9 2006 .bash_logout
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 191 Sep 9 2006 .bash_profile
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 124 Sep 9 2006 .bashrc
    -rw------- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 23 Sep 11 2006 .contactemail
    drwxr-xr-x 5 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Mar 11 21:57 .cpanel
    drwxr-xr-x 5 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Sep 11 2006 .fantasticodata
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 55 Sep 12 2006 .filter
    -rw------- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 15 Jan 7 09:52 .ftpquota
    drwxr-x--- 2 fredd1e 99 4096 Jul 23 2008 .htpasswds
    -rw------- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 13 Jul 16 2008 .lastlogin
    drwx------ 2 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Apr 12 21:46 .spamassassin
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fredd1e fredd1e 0 Sep 12 2006 .spamassassinenable
    drwx------ 2 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Apr 9 10:30 .sqmaildata
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 fredd1e fredd1e 32 Jul 21 2008 access-logs -> /usr/local/apache/domlogs/fredd1e
    drwxr-x--- 4 fredd1e 12 4096 Apr 14 2008 etc
    drwx------ 2 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Jul 23 2008 logs
    drwxrwx--- 7 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Apr 14 2008 mail
    drwxr-x--- 3 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 May 18 2008 public_ftp
    drwxr-x--- 9 fredd1e 99 4096 Jul 17 2008 public_html
    drwxr-xr-x 7 fredd1e fredd1e 4096 Aug 11 2007 tmp
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 fredd1e fredd1e 11 Jul 21 2008 www -> public_html
    226-Options: -a -l
    226 23 matches total
    PWD
    257 "/" is your current location

    Posted 5 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi,

    Does the problem shortcut have a document icon, or a folder icon? I suspect it has a document icon.

    Please try the following:

    * Select the shortcut by clicking on it once.
    * Go to the Shortcuts menu, and choose Edit Shortcut.
    * In the dialog that appears, click the Kind popup, and change it to "Folder."
    * Click OK.
    * Try opening the shortcut again.

    Does that fix the problem? Let us know.

    Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 5 years ago #

  • iwanczuk Member

    Yes, that worked. Thank you.

    Posted 5 years ago #

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