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FP2000: Server Extension Error When Opening a File Using FTP

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When you attempt to open a file directly from an FTP location, the following error message appears:
The Server Extensions do not support this action on FTP servers.

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Although you can rename and delete files from the Open dialog box (on the File menu, click Open), you cannot open a file or web that is in an FTP location.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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More information

If you want to edit a file at an FTP location, first save the file to a local computer or to a location such as a Web server using the HTTP protocol, and then download the file. Then you can open the file in FrontPage and make the necessary changes.

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Keywords: KB219247, kbpending, kbbug

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Article Info
Article ID : 219247
Revision : 2
Created on : 2/21/2007
Published on : 2/21/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 319