BSD / Linux - Some UNIX INTERNET Commands

7/21/99 
FTP - User interface to the Internet standard File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
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  • FTP - User interface to the Internet standard File Transfer Protocol (FTP) which transfers files to and from a remote network site.
  • ftp initiates the FTP command interpreter. When FTP is awaiting commands from the user, it displays the prompt ftp>

    FROM THE FTP PROMPT: 
    open 1.2.3.4 will attempt to establish a connection with the server at address 1.2.3.4 (you need to know the proper address before using this - who knows where 1.2.3.4 is actually located??)
    bye will terminate the FTP session with the remote server and exit FTP.
    quit - the same as bye
    close - will terminate the FTP session with the remote server but does NOT exit ftp 
    disconnect - the same as close 
    cd - Change Directory - see cd in "File and Directory" commands section 
    dir - prints a listing of the directory contents in the directory (also see ls
    delete ffff.ff - deletes the file ffff.ff on the remote server 
    get ffff.ff.ff - retrieves the file ffff.ff.ff and copies it to your computer with that same file name.
    get ffff.ff.ff gggg.ggg - retrieves the file ffff.ff.ff and copies it as file gggg.ggg to your computer
    mkdir dddd - makes directory dddd on the remote server 
    rmdir dddd - deletes directory dddd on the remote server 
    put ffff.ff - stores local file ffff.ff on the remote server 
    put ffff.ff gggg.gg - stores local file ffff.ff on the remots server as file gggg.gg 
    send - a synonym for put 
    pwd - displays the name of the current working directory on the remote server 
    rename ffff.ff gggg.gg - renames file ffff.ff on the remote server to gggg.gg 
    status - shows the current status of ftp with additional information about toggles (Type, Verbose, Bell, ....). Responses can include Not connected or Connected to 1.2.3.4 
    help - displays a list of the known commands 
    help cd - displays a summary of the meaning of cd (or any other command entered after help
    ? - same as help 

     

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