CFFTP allows users to implement File Transfer Protocol operations.
The CFFTP tag is for moving files between a ColdFusion server and an FTP server. CFFTP cannot move files between a ColdFusion server and a browser (client). Use CFFILE ACTION="UPLOAD" to transfer files from the client to a ColdFusion server; use CFCONTENT to transfer files from a ColdFusion server to the browser.
Note also that ColdFusion Server Basic security settings may prevent CFFTP from executing. These settings are managed using the ColdFusion Administrator Basic Security page. If you write ColdFusion applications designed to run on a server that is used by multiple customers, you need to consider the security of the files that the customer can move. Please refer ...