Start of FTP Command-Line Tool on Windows

Q

How to start and stop the FTP command-line tool on Windows?

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A

Here is you can start the FTP command-line tool on Windows, run some commands and stop it.

1. Start a command window on your computer.

2. At the command prompt, type in "ftp" or "C:\Windows\system32\ftp.exe".

3. At the ftp> prompt, run some ftp commands. For example "help", or "help recv".

4. To stop the FTP command-line tool, type "quit" at the ftp> prompt.

Below is simple session of starting and stopping the FTP command-line tool:

C:\fyicenter>C:\Windows\System32\ftp.exe
ftp> help
Commands may be abbreviated.  Commands are:

!               delete          literal         prompt          send
?               debug           ls              put             status
append          dir             mdelete         pwd             trace
ascii           disconnect      mdir            quit            type
bell            get             mget            quote           user
binary          glob            mkdir           recv            verbose
bye             hash            mls             remotehelp
cd              help            mput            rename
close           lcd             open            rmdir

ftp> help recv
recv            Receive file

ftp> quit

 

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