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FTP(1) User Commands FTP(1)

NAME

ftp - File Transfer Protocol client.

SYNOPSIS

ftp [ OPTION...] [HOST [PORT]]

DESCRIPTION

Remote file transfer.
-4, --ipv4
contact IPv4 hosts
-6, --ipv6
contact IPv6 hosts
-A, --active
enable active mode transfer
-d, --debug
enable debugging output
-e, --no-edit
disable command line editing
-g, --no-glob
turn off file name globbing
-i, --no-prompt
do not prompt during multiple file transfers
-n, --no-login
do not automatically login to the remote system
-N, --netrc=NETRC
select a specific initialization file
-p, --passive
enable passive mode transfer, default for `pftp'
--prompt[=PROMPT]
print a command line PROMPT (optionally), even if not on a tty
-t, --trace
enable packet tracing
-v, --verbose
verbose output
-?, --help
give this help list
--usage
give a short usage message
-V, --version
print program version
Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

AUTHOR

Written by many authors.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-inetutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
 
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

ftpd(1)
The full documentation for ftp is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and ftp programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info ftp
should give you access to the complete manual.
May 2015 GNU inetutils 1.9.2.67-d7a1