Managing files in LeapFTP


Managing files in LeapFTP

This tutorial assumes you already have LeapFTP running on your computer, and connected to a remote server

Now let's learn how to manage our website files

The first thing we're going to do is create a new folder (or directory) on the remote server

Right-click anywhere in the remote server window

Then click the Make Directory link

Type a name for the new folder here, then click OK

That's all there is to it. Now let's rename this new folder.....

Right click the folder.....

Then click Rename

Type the new folder name in here, then click OK

The new folder has been renamed

You can also rename files the same way as you rename folders

To delete a folder (or file), make sure it's highlighted.....

..... then click the delete icon here

Click Yes to confirm

The folder we just created, has been deleted

Now let's learn how to change the permissions of a file

Select the file for which you want to change the permissions.....

..... then click the Properties icon here

To change the file permissions, simply enter the new permissions value here.....

..... by checking off the appropriate boxes below

Click OK when finished

That's it! Permissions for the file favorite.htm have been successfully changed

This is the end of the tutorial. You should now know how to manage your files and folders in LeapFTP, including creating new folders, renaming them, deleting them, and changing file permissions

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