Grepsr and FTP – permissions and settings

Written by on November 26, 2011

When you set your FTP inside Grepsr so that the system can automatically upload extracted data, please make sure of the following.

  1. Create a new FTP account for Grepsr – highly encourage you to NOT use the same FTP account that you use for your website etc.
  2. Preferably, make sure Grepsr can write to the root “/” folder of your FTP (not the same as “/” root of your file system).
  3. Or, create a folder called “/GrepsrData” at the root and make sure that is writable. Please note the folder name is case sensitive and does not contain space, i.e. “/grepsrdata”, “/Grepsrdata” or “/Grepsr Data” will NOT work.

If you take these considerations, Grepsr should easily upload your data to your FTP without issues.

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