Using passive transfer

When connecting to FTP sites, the connection to your computer (the client) is normally established by the site. However, some FTP sites allow a passive transfer, where your computer establishes the connection.

WISE-FTP uses the passive mode by default. Always use passive mode for transfers from and to FTP sites that support this mode.

Use of the passive mode is an absolute must in the following situations:

Check the Passive box in the Site Manager window to enable transfers using passive mode.