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Frontpage error when connecting to ISP

Discussion in 'Software' started by Boycie, May 2, 2006.

  1. Boycie
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    Boycie Senior Beer Tester

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    i have been assured by my ISP that my free space is ready for Frontpage extensions :)
    The problem being i cannot sync up with it :twisted:

    Error message "the folder myurl......." isn't accessible, protected by a password or contains a / or \

    The seem to think it is firewall related but get the same error with the firewall off....

    Edit

    Oh, i have looked at the support pages on the MS site and tried using the IP address instead of URL, updates etc.....
     
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  2. Sparky
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    Sparky Zettabyte Poster Moderator

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    Cant say I’m an expert with Frontpage extensions but do you publish the files through Frontpage or do you FTP?
     
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  3. Jakamoko
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    Jakamoko On the move again ...

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    Tell you for a fact, mate - I get this 10 times a day from my guys at work. Either:

    1.) Frontpage extensions (FPX) haven't been installed or configured in your webspace, or

    2.) They were, but as Sparky alludes to - someone has tried to connect using FTP, which breaks FPX every time (answers on a postcard please ?)

    Get the host to re-install FPX - job'll be a good'un :)
     
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  4. hbroomhall

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    I know we have managed to get FPX and FTP to co-exist on some of our servers. When I asked one of our people how it was done a few bloodshot eyes looked at me and suggested that I might enjoy being suspended from a 5th floor window.

    My view is don't mix them. I have seen multiple times where one has totaly messed the other.

    Harry.
     
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  5. Bluerinse
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    Bluerinse Exabyte Poster

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    Ant the moral of the story is..

    Don't use Front Page and it's yucky extensions :dry
     
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  6. Boycie
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    Boycie Senior Beer Tester

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    thanks guys. I will de-and then re-activate and let you know.

    Pete- not a Frontpage fan then :tune :D
     
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