User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-DE; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040803 Firefox/0.10.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-DE; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040803 Firefox/0.10.1 When using Mozilla (or Firefox) as FTP Client on a Windows FTP Server (e.g. Serv-U32), a user that has access to more than one drive cannot move to another than that where his homedir is located. Trys like 'ftp://firstname.lastname@example.org/c:/' don't work and I have no idea how to do it better. I come around the problem by having created links to the other drives (Internet Explorer has the same problem, but it does not display the links, so there is no way to go around it). Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Create a user on a Windows FTP Server that has access to both c:\ and d:\ with homedir in d:\ 2.Access to this server with this user ('ftp://username@servername'). Result: You are logged in with d:\ as current directory 3.Try to change to c:\, e.g. by changing the address edit box to ftp://username@servername/c:/ (I think that's the way it works in Konqueror) Actual Results: The site is not found. There is no obvious way to change to c:\. Expected Results: At least the way Konqueror solves the problem. Better solution: When connecting to a FTP server, show a second bar with the current directory. The username could also be shown in a separate edit box like pure ftp clients do.
what if you try: ftp://username@servername// (note two slashes at the end)?
The drives don't exist as drives on the remote server, they are probably available as funny named directories "c:" and "d:". Christian is describing the right solution.
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Ok, so the right way is to do ftp://user@host//c:/ This works!