Uploading .htaccess with FileZilla and Zero-Byte Files

I’m running FileZilla 3.6.0.2 at the moment, and just ran into an issue uploading an htaccess file. Every time I uploaded it, it would appear to transfer successfully, but then the server would report a zero-byte file. I tried renaming the file, no luck. Finally, I got the file to transfer by switching my connection mode to Active instead of Passive. Go figure.

FileZilla FTP Settings Dialog

Looks like there’s a FileZilla update. I’ll install that in the hopes of avoiding the issue in the future.

Edit >> Same issue with 3.7.3. Oh well. Active it is. I’d switch to SFTP; Fluid Hosting sent us a note awhile back stating that SFTP was now enabled but every time I’ve tried it, I’ve gotten a connection failure.

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