Display FTP Directory in Web Browser

Q

How a FTP directory is displayed in a Web browser?

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A

A FTP directory will be displayed nicely in a Web browser as a list of directory entries with:

  • An icon to indicate whether the entry is a file or a sub directory.
  • The clickable name of the file or directory. If clicked, The content of the entry will be retrieved.
  • The size of the file.
  • The date when the entry was last modified.

Start a Web browser like Google Chrome, enter "ftp://space.mit.edu/pub/" in address, and press Enter. You see a list of directory entries showing up:
FTP Directory Displayed in Web Browser

 

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