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Last modified by root on 14-11-2013

Common FTP Commands

?to request help or information about the FTP commands
asciito set the mode of file transfer to ASCII
(this is the default and transmits seven bits per character)
binaryto set the mode of file transfer to binary
(the binary mode transmits all eight bits per byte and thus provides less chance of a transmission error and must be used to transmit files other than ASCII files)
byeto exit the FTP environment (same as quit)
cdto change directory on the remote machine
closeto terminate a connection with another computer
 close brubeckcloses the current FTP connection with brubeck,
  but still leaves you within the FTP environment.
deleteto delete (remove) a file in the current remote directory (same as rm in UNIX)
getto copy one file from the remote machine to the local machine
 get ABC DEFcopies file ABC in the current remote directory to (or on top of) a file named DEF in your current local directory.
 get ABCcopies file ABC in the current remote directory to (or on top of) a file with the same name, ABC, in your current local directory.
helpto request a list of all available FTP commands
lcdto change directory on your local machine (same as UNIX cd)
lsto list the names of the files in the current remote directory
mkdirto make a new directory within the current remote directory
mgetto copy multiple files from the remote machine to the local machine;
  you are prompted for a y/n answer before transferring each file
 mget *copies all the files in the current remote directory to your current local directory, using the same filenames. Notice the use of the wild card character, *.
mputto copy multiple files from the local machine to the remote machine;
  you are prompted for a y/n answer before transferring each file
opento open a connection with another computer
 open brubeckopens a new FTP connection with brubeck;
  you must enter a username and password for a brubeck account
      (unless it is to be an anonymous connection).
putto copy one file from the local machine to the remote machine
pwdto find out the pathname of the current directory on the remote machine
quitto exit the FTP environment (same as bye)
rmdirto to remove (delete) a directory in the current remote directory

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Created by root on 14-11-2013

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