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Re: Trying to locate my ".htaccess" file...

  • Subject: Re: Trying to locate my ".htaccess" file...
  • From: "Mr McN" <BobMcNobby@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 13:45:47 +0000 (UTC)
  • Newsgroups: alt.internet.search-engines
  • Organization: BT Openworld
  • References: <cuvfjq$el7$1@hercules.btinternet.com> <cuvi4d$2aau$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk>
  • Xref: news.mcc.ac.uk alt.internet.search-engines:55480
"Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote in message
> Mr McN wrote:
> > Hi Grooop
> >
> > I use CuteFTP, and I cant find a way of seeing the .htaccess file that
> > I have just uploaded. I know it is there, because it works correctly
> > (after much teeth gnashing, bad redirection & stress !)
> >
> > So what if one day I need to edit an existing .htaccess file ?
> > How can I download it ? What software do I use ?
> > Is there a Filter which I dont know about on Cute ?
> >
> > There is loads of info I have found about .htaccess content
> > but none about the problem described above
> >
> > ---------
> >
> > ALSO, how long should I leave this .htaccess file in place ?
> > I must give up my 'old' webspace soon (which has the 301's in)
> > and I want to make sure the bots get a good sniff at my new space
> > So... how long before I cut the rope ?
> >
> > Thanks for any advice here
> >
> > MrMcN
> > www.tattoo-hosiery.co.uk
> > www.j2lingerie.co.uk
> dot (.wibble) files are often hidden by default. I used CuteFTP many times
> in the past and I don't know if it should hide dot files (I think not). In
> fact, Windows should have little or no notion of what a dot file is (a dot
> is reserved for extensions, but not necessarily so)...
> So my advice for you is to check the options and discover why CuteFTP
> out dot files.
> Roy
> -- 
> Roy Schestowitz
> http://schestowitz.com

Thanks Roy
I looked right through the Cute set-up and couldnt find anything that I
could use
There is filtering, but I couldnt see how it would work
A mate of mine suggested Telnet (a command line prog) but is still not sure
this would do the trick.

I wonder if my host 'file upload' section would help me... i'll try...


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