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Q Is there a way to place logs into an alternate directory?

A Yes, if you are using v1.0.1.9 or later...

After finding the file Settings.xml (see next Q/A), open it in notepad, and add LogPath values...Here is the typical content of the Settings.xml file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<ServerSettings version="1.0">
    <ConnectionString>Data Source=.\SQLEXPRESS;Initial Catalog=FTPServerData;
              Integrated Security=True;User Instance=False</ConnectionString>
    <ProgramPath>C:\Program Files\ArGo Software Design\ArGoSoft Mail Server .NET\</ProgramPath>
    <LogPath>C:\Program Files\ArGo Software Design\ArGoSoft FTP Server .NET\_logs\</LogPath>
    <License>gNTuGm1YouRLicense==-M0hUEC+5GZjceJkYB+sV3+r0KIHVm8Dhno+mBKdBFrKd4g=</License>
    <SqlInstance>MSSQL$SQLEXPRESS</SqlInstance>
    <LastVersionUsed>1.0.1.8</LastVersionUsed>
    <Started>11/20/2008 8:08:17 AM</Started>
</ServerSettings>

Q How do I locate Settings.xml file?

A File Settings.xml contains configuration settings for your server.

The file in the <Common Application Data>\ArGoSoft\FTPServer.NET\ folder.

Location of Common Application Data folder depends on the version of Windows you use.  In Windows XP/2003 and earlier it is located at c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Application Data subfolder is usually hidden, which means, in order to access it, you will have to enable Show Hidden Files and Folders option in Windows Explorer, under Tools - Folder Options - View...

On Windows Vista/2008 and later Common Application Data folder is located at c:\Program Data\. Similarly to earlier versions of Windows, it may be hidden, and in order to access it you will have to enable Show Hidden Files and Folders option in Windows Explorer, under Tools - Folder Options - View...


Q How do I transfer my users from the Win32 version to the .NET version?

Step by step instructions for transferring data are here.




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