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Use SFTP for read/write access to AOL member space
Authored by: JimAkin on Jun 12, '06 08:42:21AM

Great Hint, but as someone still using AOL's ugly client-based ftp method and who never knew about the the "old" ftp method (with backward authentication) described above, what's the correct server name to use with AOL for SFTP? (My best guess, ftp.aol.com, doesn't seem to want to work -- no "server not found" error, but no connection, either.) Also, are there any firewall settings and/or port specifications required to enable SFTP OS X 10.4?

Thanks.

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Jim



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Use SFTP for read/write access to AOL member space
Authored by: zadig on Jun 12, '06 10:11:37AM

Use members.aol.com for the server name. No firewall changes on your end should be needed.

You can also use hometown.aol.com. I'm not sure what the relationship is between hometown and members, but when you upload files to one, they appear on the other, so I guess they're interchangeable.

For a good SFTP client, try Fugu or Cyberduck.



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Use SFTP for read/write access to AOL member space
Authored by: JimAkin on Jun 12, '06 08:52:06PM

Bingo! Thanks very much.

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Jim



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