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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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ftp

Transfers files over a network

ftp [options] [remote-computer]

The ftp utility is a user interface to the standard File Transfer Protocol (FTP), which transfers files between systems that can communicate over a network. To establish an FTP connection, you must have an account (personal, guest, or anonymous) on the remote system.

Arguments

The remote-computer is the name or network address of the remote system (the server that runs an ftpd daemon) that you want to exchange files with.

Options

-v

verbose Tells you more about how ftp is working. Responses from the remote computer are displayed, and ftp reports information on how quickly files are transferred.

-n

no auto login You can configure ftp so that it automatically logs in on some ...

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