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File permissions via FTP programs

Changing File permissions via FTP programs

     
12:58 pm on Oct 15, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Hello. I am server newbie.I dont have a SSH access to my shared hosting plan.I need to change lots of files' permissions to install a CMS and this gets very cumbersome via FTP interface. I change each files permission one by one. I want to ask is there any other easy option for changing file permissions especially a method that helps bulk changes?

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7:51 pm on Oct 15, 2008 (gmt 0)

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unfortunately you do that manually.. no other alternative...
11:27 am on Oct 17, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I got it . Thanks
12:20 am on Oct 19, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Most of my FTP programs will let me recursively change the permissions of entire folders (or groups of files/folders).
2:51 pm on Oct 21, 2008 (gmt 0)

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How do you recursively change permissions?
3:11 pm on Oct 21, 2008 (gmt 0)

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There is often a checkbox when you are changing file permissions that allows you to "Recurse into subdirectories" (FileZilla example). In the *nix command, you often use a -R switch.
3:23 pm on Oct 21, 2008 (gmt 0)

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i would recommend filezilla in general for a good sftp client:
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