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FTP commandsFollowing are some of the common FTP commands for transferring files:
Log in ftp domain_name Example: ftp ftp.mycompany.com Log out quit, bye Change Between ASCII and Binary Mode bin binary transfer asc ASCII transfer (default) Transfer Remote to Local get retrieve single file mget retrieve multiple files for example: get image001.gif mget *.gif Transfer Local to Remote put send single file mput send multiple files for example: put image001.gif mput *.gif Note: when transferring multiple files, start ftp with -i switch, to eliminate prompts for each file: ftp -i domain_name List Files ls list files (simple) dir list files (details) Create/Switch Remote Directories cd change directory for example: cd folderxyz cd .. go back one directory level mkdir make new directory for example: mkdir folderxyz rmdir remove directory for example: rmdir folderx pwd print working directory (where am I?) Switch Local Directories lcd change local directory for example: lcd \workdir lcd (back to starting point) Using lcd by itself takes you back to the local directory you started from.