Opened 22 years ago

Last modified 18 years ago

#66 closed Bug report

unc name not recognized

Reported by: anonymous Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: Other
Keywords: Cc: Álvaro G. Vicario, Tim Kosse
Component version: Operating system type:
Operating system version:


If my local directory is an unc name (eg

winserver\c$\temp) and a file is downloaded, the
program thinks the unc name is a relative directory
name and appends the unc name.
So the local file is stored in

winserver\c$\temp\winserver\c$\temp\file.dat and not

Change History (5)

comment:1 by anonymous, 21 years ago

Logged In: NO

That's really happening, although the browser window shows
the correct path...

We are forced to map netowrk drives so that the download
The error doesn't happen in the upload...

Here goes another example:


is "exchanged" by:


comment:2 by anonymous, 21 years ago

Logged In: NO

I had a similar problem with the user area on my university's
novell box. It seems to remove the first / from the path, so
directory navigation doesn't work

comment:3 by Álvaro G. Vicario, 20 years ago

Typing a valid UNC path in "Local Site" field has this effect:

"The path you entered could not be found!"

As a result, you can't upload files from unmapped folders.

comment:4 by Álvaro G. Vicario, 19 years ago

This is a list of all UNC bugs I've found:


They are all probably related.

comment:5 by Tim Kosse, 18 years ago

This bug report has been closed due to inactivity and has possibly
already been solved.

You can reopen this report if the issue still exists in the
latest version of FileZilla (Server).

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