OUCS recommends the use of Secure File Transfer Clients rather than standard FTP clients to access your web space.
FTP access to web space will be withdrawn on Tuesday 19th June 2012.
Many HTML authoring programs come with a built in function to publish files to the web by FTP.
For Microsoft Windows users, recent versions of Internet Explorer (but not other web browsers) can also be used to do this, as shown below:
[Tools/Internet Options]menu, switch to the
Advancedtab and make sure that the
Enable Folder View for FTP sitesoption is ticked. Also, towards the end of the
[Browsing]section of Advanced settings, make sure the
[Use Passive FTP]box is also ticked.
ftp://firstname.lastname@example.org username is your Herald username.
public_htmlfolder can then be used like a normal Windows folder. You can upload files by dragging-and-dropping or cutting-and-pasting them into the required location within
Alternatively, there are many FTP programs easily available from the web; a powerful open source one is FileZilla (http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/). The general procedure to transfer files by FTP is as follows: