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Transferring attachment files with Filezilla

Description: The default settings in Filezilla can corrupt files that are not plain text, like images. This article explains how to set Filezilla to prevent this.

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Many times, users need to transfer the contents of their /files folder, which contains the post attachments. This may be just to make a backup, or in the course of transferring your board to a new host.

There is a potential danger involved in doing this. For the long version, go to THIS BLOG ENTRY. But here is the short version. Before transferring any files with Filezilla, go to Edit > Settings > Transfers > File Types and UNCHECK the box next to "Treat files without extension as ASCII file."