FTP - Type

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Set file transfer type. The default transfer type is ascii.


type [TypeName]


  • TypeName is :



The ascii command should be used when transferring text files. In ASCII mode, character conversions to and from the network standard character set are performed.

For example, end-of-line characters are converted as required, based on the operating system at the destination.


In BINARY mode, no character conversions occurs.

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