Downloading Files from an Anonymous FTP Server

This section provides a tutorial example on how to download a file from an anonymous FTP server with FileZilla.

Once a connect site is create, let's use it to make a FTP connection to the site and start to download files.

1. Double click on c:\local\FileZilla-3.1.5\filezilla.exe. You will the FileZilla main window.

2. Click menu File > Site Manager. The Site Manager dialog box shows up.

3. Select NETLIB in the My Sites list.

4. Click the Connect button. The password dialog box shows up.

5. Enter guest@netlib.org as the password. FileZilla will connect to the FTP server and display its files and folders on the right hand side of the window.

6. Double click the folder "gnu" > "gzip". The list of files of /gnu/gzip folder shows up.

7. Drag and drop "win32.executable" to the c:\temp folder of the local site on the left hand side of the window. FileZilla starts to download this file from FTP site.

8. When the download process is done, verify the downloaded file: c:\tem\win32.executable.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Microsoft Windows

 Introduction to Windows Explorer

 Introduction to Internet Explorer

 "Paint" Program and Computer Graphics

 GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program

 JPEG Image File Format Quality and Size

 GIF Image File Format and Transparent Background

 "WinZip" - ZIP File Compression Tool

 "WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool

 FTP Server, Client and Commands

"FileZilla" - Free FTP Client and Server

 What Is FileZilla?

 Downloading and Installing FileZilla 3.1.5

 Setting Up New Connection Sites

Downloading Files from an Anonymous FTP Server

 Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"

 Spyware Adware Detection and Removal

 IE Addon Program Listing and Removal

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Setting Up and Using Crossover Cable Network

 Home Network Gateway - DSL Modem/Wireless Router

 Windows Task Manager - The System Performance Tool

 "tasklist" Command Line Tool to List Process Information

 "msconfig" - System Configuration Tool

 Configuring and Managing System Services

 Windows Registry Key and Value Management Tools

 Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance

 Winsock - Windows Sockets API

 Java on Windows

 Glossary of Terms

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version