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STOU not understood (2 posts)

  • Started 9 years ago by mollypops
  • Latest reply 9 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • mollypops Member

    just trying to upload a single file, but it keeps saying "unexpected response from FTP server"

    and

    "STOU 'my file name - .....eg xandemo.' not understood"

    Posted 9 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi,

    When you use the Put command, change the setting of the "If a file already exists:" menu to "Replace existing file". Do not use "Pick a different name".

    When this menu is set to "Pick a different name", Fetch sends the "STOU" command to the server (asking the server to give your file a unique name to make sure it does not replace an existing file). Some servers do not support the "STOU" command, and give these errors as a result.

    Let us know if this does not fix the problem. Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 9 years ago #

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