FTPing from behind Windows firewall on XP

  ITBuffoon 21:28 20 Nov 2006
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Hi,
I'm trying to upload files to my website via FTP.

I've tried an FTP client(coffee cup) and tried ftp via IE. Neither work, they just hang.

I can upload if I turn off the firewall, but that's not the point of a firewall is it?!

I have tried to make the coffee cup program an 'exception', in XP, but that doesn't seem to make any difference. has anybody had any similar problems?

thanks

  STREETWORK 21:37 20 Nov 2006

Use Zone Alarm free edition from zonelabs, its easier...

  skidzy 21:46 20 Nov 2006

Can you not configure your firewall to allow this ?

As Streetwork points out,try Zonealarm free click here this should then give the option of Allow/Deny.

Remember to uninstall your other Firewall as you may have a conflict.

  ITBuffoon 19:50 21 Nov 2006

Yes, I agree Zone Alarm is better but I'm using someone else's laptop. I don't want to uninstall things on it.

I have to tried to configure it. I added the Coffee Cup FTP to the 'exception' list, but it just didn't allow me to connect to the FTP server.

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