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FTP Commands

ftp> dir directory listing
ftp> cd somedirectory change directory on remote machine
ftp> lcd somedirectory change directory on local machine
ftp> mkdir directory make a new subdirectory
ftp> pwd show what directory you're in on remote machine
ftp> del filename delete a file
ftp> rename filename newfilename rename a file
ftp> put filename copies a file from local to remote
ftp> get filename copies a file from remote to local
ftp> mput file* copies wildcarded files from local to remote, prompts for each file
ftp> mget file* copies wildcarded files from remote to local, prompts for each file
ftp> prompt toggle on/off the prompt for mput and mget
ftp> bin set to binary mode - do this for gif, jpg, etc. files. doesn't hurt normal files, toggles on/off
ftp> help lists all of the ftp commands available
ftp> help command describes the command, eg. help cd
ftp> quit quit this ftp session