On the Advanced FTP Options tab under Advanced Publish settings of your remote publish setting, you'll see several items:
- Server Port
- Default Permissions
- Connect Passive Mode check box
This is the FTP port your server uses to accept FTP connections. The default and normal setting is 21. Before you change this number, check with your host's system administrator to confirm the server's port settings.
Default Permissions (Unix Based Only)
If your host's operating system is Unix based, then it may support permission settings (CHMOD). CHMOD allows you to set permissions to view, read, or execute files or folders to people who would view your site. If your host's operating system is Microsoft Windows based, then you do not have the ability to change permission settings.
This setting defaults to 0 (no permissions).changing this value sets the permissaions for ALL files, folders, and assets transferred to the server. If you wish to have different permission settings for different file or folders, then you'll need to use an external FTP program to set those permissions. Leaving the number at 0 will default to the current permission settings of the folders on the host.
Connect Passive Mode
Check this box for publishing from behind a firewall or proxy server. Passive mode (PASV) confirms the identity of the client connecting before data gets transferred. You can only use this setting to publish from behind a firewall. You cannot directly publish to a host behind that resides behind a firewall. If your hosting server is behind a firewall, you will have to use an external FTP program to negotiate the connection and upload your files or get your system administrator to perform the upload for you.
NOTE: Some firewalls and proxy servers support PASV as a security mode ans some do not. In the cases where PASV is NOT supportd, you will have to publish locally and use an external FTP program to transfer your site files to the server.
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