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Knowledge base Error: "Dreamweaver cannot determine the remote server time. The Select Newer and Synchronise commands will not be available."
Error: "Dreamweaver cannot determine the remote server time. The Select Newer and Synchronise commands will not be available."
Actions to be carried out
Open Adobe Dreamweaver
Go to "Site" -> "Manage Sites..."
Select your site and click on "Modify..."
Under "Access Type", choose "FTP"
Under "Host Directory", type in "/Web"
Use the FTP user's "Username" and "Password"
Ensure that "Use passive FTP" is enabled
Disable "Use Firewall" and "Use Secure FTP (SFTP)"
If you continue to get the message:
Create a test.php file on the server using the FTP file manager
Specify the following inside the file: <? print date("d.m.Y H:i:s", time() ); ?>
Go to the page http://www.domain.xyz/test.php
Synchronise your local clock with the server time so that the minutes match
Re-test the connection via Dreamweaver once the times are identical
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