FTP via web browser

Tino Wildenhain tino at wildenhain.de
Mon Oct 27 12:55:46 CET 2008

rodmc wrote:
> Hi,
> I have posted elsewhere about a related topic. But I an curious is it
> possible to set up a web form which people select a file for upload
> which is then upload it via FTP protocol to the web server - the
> entire process must be web based and not require an external FTP
> client. The reason for asking is that uploading large files via HTTP
> form post is very unreliable beyond say 20MB.

No its not - see for example rapidshare.

You are asking for web browser - so to do anything here
you would have a web server anyway - and the file upload
via form post. No matter if its using ftp or some
local store underneath.

What about Webdav? Most OS have support for it nowadays.

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