STEP 1 - Downloading and installing FTP
Follow the steps to download the FTP software program on your computer
from the below link:
1) Click on "Download Now" link
2) Wait couple of minutes for the window to pop up.
3) Once the window pops up click on the save button and save the
program by locating the download to your local hard drive.
4) once the download is complete, double click on "ftpsurfer
107.exe" icon. The installation wizard will pop up. Follow
the steps to install.
Open the program Surfer.exe by double clicking the icon from the
downloaded folder. A startup screen will appear (just like the sample
screen shot). This screen will enable you to add your website information
and allow the program to connect with our server.
STEP 2 - Enter
Informations in the Login Window
Click on the "Create a new FTP Site Profile" and fill
out the following informations
Profile Name/ Name - Whatever you want to nickname
your setup. Example - My WebSite
Host Name/Address - Your domain name address.
Example for faculty it is - faculty.pasadena.edu
Host Type/ Server Type - The type of server in
which your website is hosted. Set it to "Automatic Detect".
User ID/ User Name - Usually your email name Example
Password - Whatever you selected or were given
Explore from - Select "User defined"
and type in the name of the your folder on the remote site. Example
ONCE YOU have entered the information, press ok to connect.
STEP 3 - After login
Once the FTP
program has connected with your server, you will see the files on
the remote site in the right window.
You can follow either one of these steps to upload the files into
1) You can locate files on your own hard drive(s) and transfer
them to the FTP site by "drag and drop" from your local
drive to the ftp site.
2) You can also go to File -> upload -> select all the files
that you want to upload and click open.
AFTER ALL the files are transferred from your drive to the ftp
server, the right window will automatically refresh, and you will
see the files listed in the window. You can make a new sub-directory
by clicking on the make "New Folder" icon in the task
bar and enter the name of the new folder in the pop-up window that
THAT'S really about all there is to it. You can now close the session
by going to File -> Exit or by clicking the Exit button at the
top right corner of the window. Your files are now stored on our
FTP site and can be accessed on the internet via browser.
To transfer more than one file at a time,
1. find the files on your drive in the windows explorer
2. Highlight them all by holding down the Ctrl button and clicking
on each one of your files that you wish to upload.
3. Then press the open button to initiate the transfer.
4. After the transfer, click on Refresh to see new files added
to the directory.
To download one of the files listed on the right, all you have
to do is double-click it or follow the procedure above in reverse.
If you are oncampus and you would like to know how to use our campus
ftp program please click here "On