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How to connect Fetch (4.0.3) FTP from Mac OS 9 system to OS 10.10 with SUDO(8) (1 post)

  • Started 2 years ago by Dave Ratcliffe
  • Dave Ratcliffe Member

    To purchase Fetch 4.0.3 to run on the Mac OS 9 machine, you should purchase Fetch 5.7,
    and then enter the serial number you receive into Fetch 4.0.3.

    Download Fetch 4.0.3 – for Mac OS 9, Mac OS 8, System 7 --
    https://fetchsoftworks.com/fetch/download/Fetch_4.0.3.sit

    Fetch 4.0.3 – Help --
    https://fetchsoftworks.com/fetch/download/Fetch4Help.pdf

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    Start FTP service on 10.10 Mac system

    For simplicity, don’t use a share point on another drive attached to the Mac machine.
    Use a share point you create as an absolute path from root level of Mac 10.10 boot drive (say /Users/Spock/Desktop).

    Open Terminal on 10.10 Mac Mini

    Start FTP service:
    Copy and Paste this SUDO(8) command into Terminal.
    It will ask for your local admin password (careful - it will not show password as you type).

    sudo -s launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist

    Stop FTP service:

    sudo -s launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist

    NOTE ABOUT Start and Stop FTP service:

    You have told the service “startup" program (launchctl) to launch the FTP service every time your Mac 10.10 system starts up. The FTP service will continue to start up from now on. Restarting the Mac 10.10 machine has no impact on the service starting / stopping.

    If you don’t want the FTP service to turn on every time, run the other command:

    sudo -s launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist

    Hence, these two commands work like a permanent switch for the FTP service.

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    Start Fetch 4.0.3 on OS 9 Mac:

    * Server: enter 10.10 Mac IP number
    * username: local admin username on Mac 10.10 Server (what you sign into the Mac 10.10 system with)
    * password: for same local admin username account
    * Remote path: /Users/Spock/Desktop (whatever you call the share point from the root level on the Mac 10.10 system)
    * Port: 21

    Edited 2 years ago #

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