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How to publish to an unextended Web server by using FTP in FrontPage 2000
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An unextended Web server is a Web server on which the Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions are not installed. This article describes three methods that you can use to publish a FrontPage Web to an unextended UNIX Web server by using File Transfer Protocol (FTP).
To display your Web on the Internet or on an intranet, you must first publish your Web. In FrontPage, you can publish your Web by clicking Publish Web on the File menu. If the FrontPage Server Extensions are installed on the Web server, FrontPage can communicate directly with the extensions on that server by means of Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP). However, if the FrontPage Server Extensions are not installed on the Web server, or if you are unsure whether they are installed, you can use FTP to publish your files to the Web server.
When you use FTP to publish your Web to a UNIX server, the default location for uploading files is your home directory. You must then change to the correct content directory. To ensure that you successfully publish your Web to the correct directory on your Web server, use any of the following methods.
NOTE: If you don't know the name of your FTP server or your log on information, contact the system administrator or Internet service provider (ISP) before you proceed.
For example, if your content directory at the following URL
http://www.example.com/mydocsis physically located on the Web server in the following path
/usr/local/apache/htdocs/mydocscreate a link in your home directory by typing the following:
ln -s /usr/local/apache/htdocs/mydocs mydocsAfter you have created the link, specify the location in FrontPage. To do this, follow these steps:
For additional information about publishing your Web using FTP, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/198523/ )How to publish a FrontPage Web
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/219164/EN-US/ )FP2000: Prompted for Password When Publishing Using FTP Locations
265159For more information about about how to publish a Web in FrontPage, click Microsoft FrontPage Help on the Help menu, type publish a Web in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/265159/EN-US/ )FP2000: Publishing Using FTP Navigates to Home Directory, Not Content Directory