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If you are one of the people still trudging around with vi and emacs for your file editing, or are new to editing files via the command line [1], FutureQuest has something much simpler to use, and it's packed with many features to make your file managemen...
When you type the COMMAND shown, the ACTION described is what should happen. (_Italicized_ portions replaced with your specific information, of course.) COMMAND ACTION BASIC NAVIGATION CD When typed by itself, CD ("change directory...
_PuTTY is a client program for Windows that will allow you to establish an SSH connection to the FutureQuest server in order to work in the shell environment at the command line._ This guide is based on PuTTY release version .58 and covers only the bas...
Question: I did see the extra FTP account option on your web site but I'm not sure if that includes an extra SSH account. If it does not include SSH, can I get an extra SSH account? Answer: As you noted, extra FTP accounts are available but they...
QUESTION: My hosting package was just upgraded to your new Genesis Class servers [1]. I'm currently connected to my account via the command line, and I've noted that the default editor is no longer vim. How do I change the default text editor to vi (...
QUESTION: I am used to sending email using SSH, but need to know how to do it at FutureQuest? ANSWER: To send email via the command line at FutureQuest: First, SSH [1] to your account. Once connected, then type: mail _user@example.com _ (rep...
All of the below commands assume that you are within the same directory that the compressed file is in. To be sure, type: ls {enter} If the file is there, you're ready to go. If not, type: cd /big/dom/xdomain/www/directory/ {enter} replacing the pa...
_This guide is based on PuTTY and PuTTYgen release versions .58, and assumes some knowledge of SSH and working with files on the server and your computer._ PuTTYgen can be used to generate a key pair which will allow you to log in via SSH using publ...
QUESTION: I was using the wrong login information to access my account via SSH and I think I triggered a block. I'm sure I'm using the correct username and password now, but the message I get when trying to connect is "Connection refused". I've also tr...
SSH [1] allows you to access to the command line environment on the FutureQuest servers. Below we describe how Mac OS X users can use the Terminal application to connect to the FutureQuest servers with SSH. If you are still using Mac OS 9, then y...
For editing files on the servers, one option is the File Manager interface in your account's CNC [1]. The File Manager provides an easy-to-use, point-n-click web interface that is recommended for most Site Owners who wish to create or modify files dire...
Telnet is a user command and underlying TCP/IP protocol for accessing remote computers. With telnet/SSH, you can log in to a remote system and work with files and data on it via a command line prompt. FutureQuest supports and recommends using SSH (S...
QUESTION: I usually use scp to copy files to and from the server (when I am not using windows). When I am using windows, I use ssh to log on to the server using Tera Term Pro's ttssh which lets you transfer files using the Zmodem protocol. ANSWER: ...
WinSCP, an open source SFTP and SCP client for Windows, allows you to perform all of the basic file operations, such as copying and moving files to and from a remote computer, in a secure and encrypted channel. It also allows you to rename files and folde...