How to see differences between Local Machine and FTP Server Directory/Files Comparison on FileZilla Client
by: Revengsky Joseph D. Reyes (rjdreyes – jcyberinux.com)
FAQ: How to compare the differences between directories or files on the local machine and the server? This question can be answer, here’s the absolute solution:
TO COMPARE FILESIZE BETWEEN LOCAL AND SERVER:
1. On your FileZilla Client, click View on the menu list. Navigate to Directory comparison then click Compare filesize.
2. Click Enable when you are same directory between local and ftp server. From here, you will able to see the RED Highlight on both sides (local machine and ftp server) that determine the differences of filesize.
TO COMPARE MODIFICATION TIME BETWEEN LOCAL AND SERVER:
1. On your FileZilla Client, click View on the menu list. Navigate to Directory comparison then click Compare modification time.
2. Click Enable when you are same directory between local and ftp server. From here, you will able to see the GREEN Highlight was shows the most recent or updated modified directory/file.
TO SEE WHAT DIRECTORY OR FILE IS MISSING OR ONLY PRESENT (WHETHER ON LOCAL OR SERVER):
You can click either compare modification time or compare filesize and Enable it. You will able to see a YELLOW Highlight, which is exactly what directory or file is not present within the other side (local or server).
That’s it. I hope this tips helps you out. Cheers!
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