ftp

File Transfer Protocol client.

TLDR

Connect to an FTP server

>_ ftp [ftp.example.com]
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Switch to binary transfer mode (graphics, compressed files, etc)

>_ binary
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Transfer multiple files without prompting for confirmation on every file

>_ prompt off
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Download multiple files (glob expression)

>_ mget [*.png]
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Upload multiple files (glob expression)

>_ mput [*.zip]
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Delete multiple files on the remote server

>_ mdelete [*.txt]
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Rename a file on the remote server

>_ rename [original_filename] [new_filename]
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SYNOPSIS

ftp [ OPTION ...][ HOST [ PORT ]]

DESCRIPTION

Remote file transfer.

-4 , --ipv4 contact IPv4 hosts

-6 , --ipv6 contact IPv6 hosts

-A , --active enable active mode transfer

-d , --debug enable debugging output

-e , --no -edit disable command line editing

-g , --no -glob turn off file name globbing

-i , --no -prompt do not prompt during multiple file transfers

-n , --no -login do not automatically login to the remote system

-N , --netrc = NETRC select a specific initialization file

-p , --passive enable passive mode transfer, default for `pftp'

--prompt [= PROMPT ] print a command line PROMPT (optionally), even if not on a tty

-t , --trace enable packet tracing

-v , --verbose verbose output

-?, --help give this help list

--usage give a short usage message

-V , --version print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug -inetutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

ftpd(1) The full documentation for ftp is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and ftp programs are properly installed at your site, the command info ftp should give you access to the complete manual.

AUTHOR

Written by many authors.

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