Thanks for the info - as I have remote access to the machine I can do this
myself - so I don't need to ftp.
I just thought it would be good to be able to provide this type of access to
I don't understand what the 'package ID and password' to the Bb system is. I
imagined ftp access wouldn't have been enabled. How do you pin point the correct
place to ftp to? Sorry for my ignorant questions.
and yes - it is good (if a little obvious) that the folder structure on the
machine uses the course IDs - and includes content/upload folders!!
Kate Boardman wrote:
> yeessssss, um - how did I do it? Unfortunately its was me that did it, with
> a couple of staff members who needed all the ddb taking off, so not really
> accessible to staff on their own. Previously unnoticed changes in 5.5 reveal
> better naming conventions in that last year when we tried it it was
> impossible to find, where as now -on the staff members machine- I opened an
> ftp (thereby keeping my package ID and password to the Bb server secure)
> window and found remarkably quickly folders for the course (if I remember
> rightly by its course ID rather than by the _1717_3 type reference you see
> in the links which is what it used to be) and within that a folder called
> uploads. then I just ported the lot to wherever the staff member requested
> on their hard drive. Worked a dream, though clearly isn't preferable to a
> useful ddb, but at least gets the stuff off for you.