FTP(1) User Commands FTP(1)

ftp - File Transfer Protocol client.

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

Remote file transfer.

-4, --ipv4
contact IPv4 hosts
-6, --ipv6
contact IPv6 hosts
enable active mode transfer
enable debugging output
disable command line editing
turn off file name globbing
do not prompt during multiple file transfers
do not automatically login to the remote system
select a specific initialization file
print a command line PROMPT (optionally), even if not on a tty
enable passive mode transfer, default for `pftp'
enable packet tracing
verbose output
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Written by many authors.

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

Copyright © 2023 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later https://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.


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.

December 2023 GNU inetutils 2.5