FTP - FTP Utility


On Windows:

ftp /?

Transfers files to and from a computer running an FTP server service (sometimes called a daemon). Ftp can be used interactively.




Switches Description
-v Suppresses display of remote server responses.
-n Suppresses auto-login upon initial connection.
-i Turns off interactive prompting during multiple file transfers.
-d Enables debugging.
-g Disables filename globbing (see GLOB command).
-s:filename Specifies a text file containing FTP commands; the commands will automatically run after FTP starts.
-a Use any local interface when binding data connection.
-A login as anonymous.
-x:send sockbuf Overrides the default SO_SNDBUF size of 8192.
-r:recv sockbuf Overrides the default SO_RCVBUF size of 8192.
-b:async count Overrides the default async count of 3
-w:windowsize Overrides the default transfer buffer size of 65535.
host Specifies the host name or IP address of the remote host to connect to.


  1. mget and mput commands take y/n/q for yes/no/quit.
  2. Use Control-C to abort commands.

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