Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Accessing an FTP server, part of iPad for Business.
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…While it's less commonly done today, some…businesses maintain file transfer protocol, or FTP servers.…As the name implies, these are servers where files are place for the…purpose of accessing them remotely, and…then copying them to computers and devices.…With the right app, you can access such a server with your iPad.…In my case, I use FTP Client Pro,…which is $3.00 and it's from LessIsMore Development.…It lets you view and download a variety of file types,…including Microsoft Office files, text, RTF, image, audio and movie files.…
In addition, you can use it to manage files on the…server so you can make copies and move files, for example.…It lets you zip and unzip downloaded files, includes dropbox…support and it supports SFTP and FTPS, in addition to FTP.…Best of all it's easy to use.…You need the address of the server you…wish to access, your username and your password.…In my case, I've set up an FTP server on my local network…that I can access using the FTP colon slash slash, IP address scheme.…All you have to do at this point, once it's configured, is tap Connect…
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