Using MS Internet Explorer to access Linux name based ftp (Keywords : Linux, FTP, IE)
1. we currently use '%' in our user names (user%domain) for name based VDSs
2.'%' is used as a separator between the password and the host in the FTP connection string (ftp://:@:/>)
3. IE gets confused due to the % in the connection string.
It is possible to connect via IE when supplying the following connection string:
ftp://:@:/> and replacing the '%' sign in the user name with their encoding (%25)
user = user%domain.com
host = domain.com
password = 123456
The string will look like this:
All other FTP clients we tried have no problem with the user name format.