Article ID: 4463, created on Mar 24, 2008, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Sphera




In general Sphera doesn't recommend using IE as an FTP client, as it does not fully implement the FTP protocol and does not always work properly.

We have a specific problem with our username which has the '@'  character.
To login to an ftp site IE uses the following conventions: ftp://:@.
The '@' in the user name confuses this convention. The workaround is to use '%40' instead of '@' in the username.
For example, if the ftp login details are :
password: 123456

Then the proper way to login to the ftp using IE would be:

5f478287f7e74fe9b07217d8131cd741 6311ae17c1ee52b36e68aaf4ad066387

Email subscription for changes to this article
Save as PDF