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The FTP Site Boneyard

This collection contains .tar or .zip files of the collections of these sites, which are then browsable using the Internet Archive's archive view functionality.

Created in 1971 (and refined in 1985), the File Transfer Protocol allowed Internet or network-connected computers to transfer binary and ASCII files between each other. To facilitate transferring of files in a pre-WWW era, FTP sites allowing anonymous or open-access connections became available worldwide. As they were often connected to machines with sizable resources, these FTP Sites became magnets for large amounts of data, totaling in the hundreds of megabytes (and later gigabytes) and allowing hundreds (later thousands) of simultaneous users.

As websites provided easier and easier access, FTP sites have fallen by the wayside as primary distribution channels, and decade-plus sites that were once the primary sources for various types of files have fallen into disrepair or quiet deaths.


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The FTP Site Boneyard
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This is a grab of the Panasonic FTP site. A file listing is included for your convenience.
Topics: archiveteam, ftp, panasonic
The FTP Site Boneyard
by Ubisoft
software
eye 600
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FTP site capture of ftp.ubisoft.com from January 17, 2014 This site's content covers the beginning of Ubi Soft's presence on the Internet from the 1990s to the beginning of the 21st century when it changed its company name to Ubisoft.
Topics: Ubi, patch, Ubisoft, ftp
The FTP Site Boneyard
by Ubisoft
software
eye 518
favorite 2
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FTP site capture of ftp.ubi.com from January 17, 2014 This site's content covers the time period from the year 2000 onward when the company changed its name from Ubi Soft to Ubisoft.
Topics: Ubi, patch, Ubisoft, ftp
The FTP Site Boneyard
by IBGE
software
eye 401
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: FTP sites, ArchiveTeam, IBGE
The FTP Site Boneyard
by XEROX.COM
software
eye 396
favorite 2
comment 0
Grab of contents of the FTP.PARC.XEROX.COM ftp site, collecting papers and software related to the Xerox PARC research facility. Grab conducted using wget in January of 2014. Click here for an index of this site.
Topics: FTP Site, Xerox, PARC, Scientific Papers, Software
The FTP Site Boneyard
by NovaLogic
software
eye 323
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A copy of ftp.novalogic.com as it was in December 2014. Original game patches and demos from NovaLogic are available in this archive.
Topics: ftp, patch, NovaLogic
The FTP Site Boneyard
by IBGE
software
eye 322
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: FTP sites, ArchiveTeam, IBGE, FTP sites
The FTP Site Boneyard
software
eye 195
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This is a grab of the Atari folder (computer, not console) from ftp.inf.tu-dresden.de.  A file listing is included.Contains a wide range of files and materials, including demos from Checkpoint, and Escape.
Topics: archiveteam, atari, ftp, demoscene
The FTP Site Boneyard
software
eye 126
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This is a grab of ftp.ee.pdx.edu from Feb 2014. A file listing is included.
Topics: archiveteam, ftp
The FTP Site Boneyard
by Monolith Productions
software
eye 68
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Complete, unmodified backup of Monolith Productions' FTP server (ftp.lith.com), created on January 31st, 2014, as it existed back then. Backup created by manually downloading the pub/ directory with FileZilla. Original file modified dates preserved.
Topic: FTP sites
The FTP Site Boneyard
data
eye 62
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comment 0
Topics: ftp, archiveteam