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ftp(1)				 User Commands				ftp(1)

NAME
       ftp - file transfer program

SYNOPSIS
       ftp [-dginptv] [-T timeout] [hostname [port]]

DESCRIPTION
       The  ftp	 command  is  the user interface to the	Internet standard File
       Transfer	Protocol (FTP).	ftp transfers files to and from	a remote  net-
       work site.

       The  host  and  optional	 port  with which ftp is to communicate	may be
       specified on the	command	line. If this is  done,	 ftp  immediately  at-
       tempts  to establish a connection to an FTP server on that host.	Other-
       wise, ftp enters	its command interpreter	and awaits  instructions  from
       the  user. When ftp is awaiting commands	from the user, it displays the
       prompt ftp>.

OPTIONS
       The following options may be specified at the command line, or  to  the
       command interpreter:

       -d    Enables debugging.

       -g    Disables filename "globbing".

       -i    Turns off interactive prompting during multiple file transfers.

       -n    Does  not	attempt	"auto-login" upon initial connection. If auto-
	     login is not disabled, ftp	checks the .netrc file in  the	user's
	     home  directory  for an entry describing an account on the	remote
	     machine.  If no entry exists, ftp will prompt for the login  name
	     of	 the  account  on the remote machine (the default is the login
	     name on the local machine), and,  if  necessary,  prompts	for  a
	     password and an account with which	to login.

       -p    Enables  passive  mode for	data transfers.	This command is	useful
	     when connecting to	a remote host from behind a connection filter-
	     ing firewall.

       -t    Enables packet tracing (unimplemented).

       -T timeout
	     Enables  global connection	timer, specified in seconds (decimal).
	     There is a	timer for the control connection that  is  reset  when
	     anything  is  sent	to the server and disabled while the client is
	     prompting for user	input. Another independent timer  is  used  to
	     monitor incoming or outgoing data connections.

       -v    Shows  all	responses from the remote server, as well as report on
	     data transfer statistics.	This is	turned on by default if	ftp is
	     running  interactively with its input coming from the user's ter-
	     minal.

       The following commands can be specified to the command interpreter:

       !     [ command ] Runs  command	as a shell command on  the  local  ma-
	     chine. If no command is given, invokes an interactive shell.

       $ macro-name [ args ]
	     Executes  the  macro  macro-name that was defined with the	macdef
	     command. Arguments	are passed to the macro	unglobbed.

       account [ passwd	]
	     Supplies a	supplemental password required by a remote system  for
	     access to resources once a	login has been successfully completed.
	     If	no argument is included, the user will be prompted for an  ac-
	     count password in a non-echoing input mode.

       append local-file [ remote-file ]
	     Appends  a	local file to a	file on	the remote machine. If remote-
	     file is not specified, the	local file name	is  used,  subject  to
	     alteration	by any ntrans or nmap settings.	File transfer uses the
	     current settings for "representation type", "file structure", and
	     "transfer mode".

       ascii Sets  the	"representation	 type" to "network ASCII". This	is the
	     default type.

       bell  Sounds a bell after each file transfer command is completed.

       binary
	     Sets the "representation type" to "image".

       bye   Terminates	the FTP	session	with the remote	server and  exit  ftp.
	     An	EOF will also terminate	the session and	exit.

       case  Toggles  remote  computer file name case mapping during mget com-
	     mands. When case is on (default is	 off),	remote	computer  file
	     names with	all letters in upper case are written in the local di-
	     rectory with the letters mapped to	lower case.

       cd remote-directory
	     Changes the working directory on the remote machine to remote-di-
	     rectory.

       cdup  Changes the remote	machine	working	directory to the parent	of the
	     current remote machine working directory.

       close Terminates	the FTP	session	with the remote	server,	and return  to
	     the command interpreter. Any defined macros are erased.

       cr    Toggles  <RETURN>	stripping during "network ASCII" type file re-
	     trieval. Records are denoted by a <RETURN>/LINEFEED sequence dur-
	     ing  "network  ASCII"  type file transfer.	When cr	is on (the de-
	     fault), <RETURN> characters are stripped from  this  sequence  to
	     conform  with  the	 UNIX system single LINEFEED record delimiter.
	     Records on	non-UNIX-system	remote hosts may contain single	 LINE-
	     FEED  characters;	when an	"network ASCII"	type transfer is made,
	     these LINEFEED characters may be distinguished from a record  de-
	     limiter only when cr is off.

       delete remote-file
	     Deletes the file remote-file on the remote	machine.

       debug Toggles  debugging	 mode.	When  debugging	is on, ftp prints each
	     command sent to the remote	machine, preceded by the string	->.

       dir [ remote-directory ]	[ local-file ]
	     Prints a listing of the directory contents	in the directory,  re-
	     mote-directory,  and,  optionally,	 placing  the output in	local-
	     file. If no directory is specified, the current working directory
	     on	the remote machine is used.  If	no local file is specified, or
	     local-file	is -, output is	sent to	the terminal.

       disconnect
	     A synonym for close.

       form [ format-name ]
	     Sets the carriage control format subtype of  the  "representation
	     type"  to	format-name.  The only valid format-name is non-print,
	     which corresponds to the default "non-print" subtype.

       get remote-file [ local-file ]
	     Retrieves the remote-file and store it on the local  machine.  If
	     the  local	 file name is not specified, it	is given the same name
	     it	has on the remote machine, subject to alteration by  the  cur-
	     rent  case,  ntrans,  and nmap settings. The current settings for
	     "representation type", "file structure", and "transfer mode"  are
	     used while	transferring the file.

       glob  Toggles  filename expansion, or "globbing", for mdelete, mget and
	     mput. If globbing is turned off, filenames	are taken literally.

	     Globbing for mput is done as in sh(1). For	mdelete	and mget, each
	     remote  file  name	 is expanded separately	on the remote machine,
	     and the lists are not merged.

	     Expansion of a directory name is likely to	be radically different
	     from  expansion of	the name of an ordinary	file: the exact	result
	     depends on	the remote operating system and	FTP server, and	can be
	     previewed with the	command, mls remote-files -.

	     mget and mput are not meant to transfer entire directory subtrees
	     of	files. You can do this by transferring a tar(1)	archive	of the
	     subtree  (using  a	"representation	type" of "image" as set	by the
	     binary command).

       hash  Toggles hash-sign (#) printing for	each data  block  transferred.
	     The size of a data	block is 8192 bytes.

       help [ command ]
	     Prints an informative message about the meaning of	command. If no
	     argument is given,	ftp prints a list of the known commands.

       lcd [ directory ]
	     Changes the working directory on the local	machine. If no	direc-
	     tory is specified,	the user's home	directory is used.

       ls [ remote-directory | -al ] [ local-file ]
	     Prints  an	 abbreviated listing of	the contents of	a directory on
	     the remote	machine. If remote-directory is	left unspecified,  the
	     current working directory is used.

	     The  -a option lists all entries, including those that begin with
	     a dot (.),	which are normally not listed.	The  -l	 option	 lists
	     files in long format, giving mode,	number of links, owner,	group,
	     size in bytes, and	time of	last modification for  each  file.  If
	     the  file	is a special file, the size field instead contains the
	     major and minor device numbers rather than	a size.	If the file is
	     a symbolic	link, the filename is printed followed by "->" and the
	     pathname of the referenced	file.

	     If	no local file is specified, or if local-file is	-, the	output
	     is	sent to	the terminal.

       macdef macro-name
	     Defines  a	macro. Subsequent lines	are stored as the macro	macro-
	     name. A null line (consecutive NEWLINE characters in  a  file  or
	     <RETURN>  characters  from	 the  terminal)	terminates macro input
	     mode. There is a limit of 16 macros and 4096 total	characters  in
	     all  defined  macros. Macros remain defined until a close command
	     is	executed.

	     The macro processor interprets $ and \ as special characters. A $
	     followed  by a number (or numbers)	is replaced by the correspond-
	     ing argument on the macro invocation command line.	A  $  followed
	     by	 an i signals that macro processor that	the executing macro is
	     to	be looped. On the first	pass, $i is replaced by	the first  ar-
	     gument  on	the macro invocation command line; on the second pass,
	     it	is replaced by the second argument, and	so on. A \ followed by
	     any character is replaced by that character. Use the \ to prevent
	     special treatment of the $.

       mdelete remote-files
	     Deletes the remote-files on the remote machine.

       mdir remote-files local-file
	     Like dir, except multiple remote files may	be specified.  If  in-
	     teractive	prompting  is  on,  ftp	will prompt the	user to	verify
	     that the last argument is indeed the target local	file  for  re-
	     ceiving mdir output.

       mget remote-files
	     Expands  the  remote-files	on the remote machine and do a get for
	     each file name thus produced. See glob for	details	on  the	 file-
	     name  expansion.  Resulting file names will then be processed ac-
	     cording to	case, ntrans, and nmap settings. Files are transferred
	     into  the	local working directory, which can be changed with lcd
	     directory.	New local directories can be created with ! mkdir  di-
	     rectory.

       mkdir directory-name
	     Makes a directory on the remote machine.

       mls remote-files	local-file
	     Like ls(1), except	multiple remote	files may be specified.	If in-
	     teractive prompting is on,	ftp will prompt	 the  user  to	verify
	     that  the	last  argument is indeed the target local file for re-
	     ceiving mls output.

       mode [ mode-name	]
	     Sets the "transfer	mode" to mode-name. The	only  valid  mode-name
	     is	 stream,  which	corresponds to the default "stream" mode. This
	     implementation only supports stream,  and	requires  that	it  be
	     specified.

       mput local-files
	     Expands  wild cards in the	list of	local files given as arguments
	     and do a put for each file	in the resulting list.	See  glob  for
	     details  of filename expansion. Resulting file names will then be
	     processed according to ntrans and nmap settings.

       nmap [ inpattern	outpattern ]
	     Sets or unsets the	filename mapping mechanism.  If	 no  arguments
	     are  specified, the filename mapping mechanism is unset. If argu-
	     ments are specified, remote filenames are mapped during mput com-
	     mands  and	 put commands issued without a specified remote	target
	     filename. If arguments are	specified, local filenames are	mapped
	     during  mget commands and get commands issued without a specified
	     local target filename.

	     This command is useful when connecting to a  non-UNIX-system  re-
	     mote  host	 with  different file naming conventions or practices.
	     The mapping follows the pattern set by inpattern and  outpattern.
	     inpattern	is  a  template	for incoming filenames (which may have
	     already been processed according to  the  ntrans  and  case  set-
	     tings).  Variable templating is accomplished by including the se-
	     quences $1, $2, ..., $9 in	inpattern. Use \ to prevent this  spe-
	     cial  treatment  of  the  $  character.  All other	characters are
	     treated literally,	and are	used to	determine the  nmap  inpattern
	     variable values.

	     For  example,  given inpattern $1.$2 and the remote file name my-
	     data.data,	$1 would have the value	mydata,	and $2 would have  the
	     value data.

	     The  outpattern determines	the resulting mapped filename. The se-
	     quences $1, $2, ..., $9 are replaced by any value resulting  from
	     the inpattern template. The sequence $0 is	replaced by the	origi-
	     nal filename. Additionally, the sequence [seq1,seq2] is  replaced
	     by	seq1 if	seq1 is	not a null string; otherwise it	is replaced by
	     seq2.

	     For example, the command nmap  $1.$2.$3  [$1,$2].[$2,file]	 would
	     yield  the	 output	 filename  myfile.data for input filenames my-
	     file.data and myfile.data.old, myfile.file	for the	input filename
	     myfile,  and  myfile.myfile for the input filename	.myfile. SPACE
	     characters	may be included	in outpattern, as in the example  nmap
	     $1	 | sed "s/  *$//" > $1.	Use the	\ character to prevent special
	     treatment of the $, [, ], and ,, characters.

       ntrans [	inchars	[ outchars ] ]
	     Sets or unsets the	filename character translation	mechanism.  If
	     no	 arguments  are	 specified, the	filename character translation
	     mechanism is unset. If arguments are specified, characters	in re-
	     mote  filenames  are translated during mput commands and put com-
	     mands issued without a  specified	remote	target	filename,  and
	     characters	in local filenames are translated during mget commands
	     and get commands issued without a specified  local	 target	 file-
	     name.

	     This  command  is useful when connecting to a non-UNIX-system re-
	     mote host with different file naming  conventions	or  practices.
	     Characters	 in a filename matching	a character in inchars are re-
	     placed with the corresponding character in	outchars. If the char-
	     acter's  position	in  inchars  is	 longer	 than  the  length  of
	     outchars, the character is	deleted	from the file name.

	     Only 16 characters	can be translated when using the  ntrans  com-
	     mand  under ftp. Use case (described above) if needing to convert
	     the entire	alphabet.

       open host [ port	]
	     Establishes a connection to the specified host FTP	server.	An op-
	     tional  port  number may be supplied, in which case, ftp will at-
	     tempt to contact an FTP server at that port.  If  the  auto-login
	     option is on (default setting), ftp will also attempt to automat-
	     ically log	the user in to the FTP server.

       passive
	     Toggles passive mode. When	passive	mode is	 turned	 on,  the  ftp
	     client sends the PASV command requesting that the FTP server open
	     a port for	the data connection and	return	the  address  of  that
	     port.  The	remote server listens on that port and the client con-
	     nects to it. When passive mode is	turned	off,  the  ftp	client
	     sends  the	 PORT  command to the server specifying	an address for
	     the remove	server to connect back to. Passive mode	is useful when
	     the  connections  to  the ftp client are controlled, for example,
	     when behind a firewall. When connecting to	 an  IPv6-enabled  FTP
	     server,  EPSV  may	 be used in place of PASV and EPRT in place of
	     PORT.

       prompt
	     Toggles interactive prompting. Interactive	prompting occurs  dur-
	     ing  multiple file	transfers to allow the user to selectively re-
	     trieve or store files. By default,	prompting  is  turned  on.  If
	     prompting	is  turned  off,  any  mget  or	mput will transfer all
	     files, and	any mdelete will delete	all files.

       proxy ftp-command
	     Executes an FTP command on	a secondary control  connection.  This
	     command  allows simultaneous connection to	two remote FTP servers
	     for transferring files between the	two servers. The  first	 proxy
	     command  should  be  an  open, to establish the secondary control
	     connection. Enter the command proxy ? to see other	 FTP  commands
	     executable	on the secondary connection.

	     The following commands behave differently when prefaced by	proxy:
	     open will not define new macros during  the  auto-login  process,
	     close  will  not  erase  existing macro definitions, get and mget
	     transfer files from the host on the primary control connection to
	     the host on the secondary control connection, and put, mputd, and
	     append transfer files from	the host on the	secondary control con-
	     nection to	the host on the	primary	control	connection.

	     Third  party  file	transfers depend upon support of the PASV com-
	     mand by the server	on the secondary control connection.

       put local-file [	remote-file ]
	     Stores a local file on the	remote machine.	If remote-file is left
	     unspecified, the local file name is used after processing accord-
	     ing to any	ntrans or nmap settings	in  naming  the	 remote	 file.
	     File  transfer  uses  the	current	 settings  for "representation
	     type", "file structure", and "transfer mode".

       pwd   Prints the	name of	the current working directory  on  the	remote
	     machine.

       quit  A synonym for bye.

       quote arg1 arg2 ...
	     Sends  the	 arguments  specified,	verbatim,  to  the  remote FTP
	     server.  A	single FTP reply code is expected in return. (The  re-
	     motehelp command displays a list of valid arguments.)

	     quote  should  be used only by experienced	users who are familiar
	     with the FTP protocol.

       recv remote-file	[ local-file ]
	      A	synonym	for get.

       reget remote-file [ local-file ]
	     The reget command acts like get, except that if local-file	exists
	     and  is  smaller than remote-file,	local-file is presumed to be a
	     partially transferred copy	of remote-file	and  the  transfer  is
	     continued	from  the  apparent  point of failure. This command is
	     useful when transferring large files over networks	that are prone
	     to	dropping connections.

       remotehelp [ command-name ]
	     Requests  help  from  the remote FTP server. If a command-name is
	     specified it is supplied to the server as well.

       rename from to
	     Renames the file from on the remote machine to have the name to.

       reset Clears reply queue. This  command	re-synchronizes	 command/reply
	     sequencing	 with  the remote FTP server. Resynchronization	may be
	     necessary following a violation of	the FTP	protocol by the	remote
	     server.

       restart [ marker	]
	     Restarts  the  immediately	 following get or put at the indicated
	     marker. On	UNIX systems, marker is	usually	a byte offset into the
	     file.  When followed by an	mget, the restart applies to the first
	     get performed. Specifying	a  marker  of  0  clears  the  restart
	     marker.  If  no argument is specified, the	current	restart	status
	     is	displayed.

       rmdir directory-name
	     Deletes a directory on the	remote machine.

       runique
	     Toggles storing of	files on the local system  with	 unique	 file-
	     names.  If	 a file	already	exists with a name equal to the	target
	     local filename for	a get or mget command, a .1 is appended	to the
	     name.  If	the resulting name matches another existing file, a .2
	     is	appended to the	original name. If this process continues up to
	     .99,  an error message is printed,	and the	transfer does not take
	     place. The	generated unique filename will	be  reported.  runique
	     will  not	affect local files generated from a shell command. The
	     default value is off.

       send local-file [ remote-file ]
	     A synonym for put.

       sendport
	     Toggles the use of	PORT commands. By default, ftp will attempt to
	     use  a  PORT command when establishing a connection for each data
	     transfer. The use of PORT commands	can prevent delays  when  per-
	     forming  multiple	file transfers.	If the PORT command fails, ftp
	     will use the default data port. When the use of PORT commands  is
	     disabled,	no  attempt will be made to use	PORT commands for each
	     data transfer.  This is useful when connected to certain FTP  im-
	     plementations  that ignore	PORT commands but incorrectly indicate
	     they have been accepted.

       site arg1 [ arg2	] ...
	     Sends the arguments specified, verbatim, to the remote FTP	server
	     as	a SITE command.

       status
	     Show the current status of	ftp.

       struct [	struct-name ]
	     Sets  the	file  structure	to struct-name.	The only valid struct-
	     name is file, which corresponds to	the default "file"  structure.
	     The  implementation  only	supports file, and requires that it be
	     specified.

       sunique
	     Toggles storing of	files on  remote  machine  under  unique  file
	     names.  The  remote  FTP server must support the STOU command for
	     successful	completion. The	remote server will report  the	unique
	     name. Default value is off.

       tcpwindow [ size	]
	     Sets  the TCP window size to be used for data connections.	Speci-
	     fying a size of 0 stops the explicit setting of  the  TCP	window
	     size  on  data connections. If no argument	is specified, the cur-
	     rent setting is displayed.

       tenex Sets the "representation type" to that needed to  talk  to	 TENEX
	     machines.

       trace Toggles packet tracing (unimplemented).

       type [ type-name	]
	     Sets the "representation type" to type-name. The valid type-names
	     are ascii for "network ASCII", binary or image for	 "image",  and
	     tenex  for	 "local	byte size" with	a byte size of 8 (used to talk
	     to	TENEX machines). If no type is specified, the current type  is
	     printed.  The default type	is "network ASCII".

       user user-name [	password ] [ account ]
	     Identify  yourself	 to  the remote	FTP server. If the password is
	     not specified and the server requires it,	ftp  will  prompt  the
	     user  for it (after disabling local echo).	If an account field is
	     not specified, and	the FTP	server requires	it, the	user  will  be
	     prompted  for  it.	 If  an	account	field is specified, an account
	     command will be relayed to	the remote server after	the login  se-
	     quence  is	 completed if the remote server	did not	require	it for
	     logging in. Unless	ftp is	invoked	 with  "auto-login"  disabled,
	     this  process  is done automatically on initial connection	to the
	     FTP server.

       verbose
	     Toggles verbose mode. In verbose mode, all	responses from the FTP
	     server are	displayed to the user. In addition, if verbose mode is
	     on, when a	file transfer completes, statistics regarding the  ef-
	     ficiency  of  the transfer	are reported. By default, verbose mode
	     is	on if ftp's commands are coming	from a terminal, and off  oth-
	     erwise.

       ? [ command ]
	     A synonym for help.

       Command	arguments  which have embedded spaces may be quoted with quote
       (") marks.

       If any command argument which is	not indicated as being optional	is not
       specified, ftp will prompt for that argument.

ABORTING A FILE	TRANSFER
       To  abort  a  file  transfer,  use  the terminal	interrupt key. Sending
       transfers will be  immediately  halted.	Receiving  transfers  will  be
       halted  by  sending  an FTP protocol ABOR command to the	remote server,
       and discarding any further data received. The speed at  which  this  is
       accomplished depends upon the remote server's support for ABOR process-
       ing. If the remote server does not support the ABOR  command,  an  ftp>
       prompt  will  not  appear until the remote server has completed sending
       the requested file.

       The terminal interrupt key sequence will	be ignored when	ftp  has  com-
       pleted  any  local  processing  and is awaiting a reply from the	remote
       server. A long delay in this mode may result from the  ABOR  processing
       described  above, or from unexpected behavior by	the remote server, in-
       cluding violations of the ftp protocol. If the delay results from unex-
       pected  remote server behavior, the local ftp program must be killed by
       hand.

FILE NAMING CONVENTIONS
       Local files specified as	arguments to ftp commands  are	processed  ac-
       cording to the following	rules.

       1)    If	the file name -	is specified, the standard input (for reading)
	     or	standard output	(for writing) is used.

       2)    If	the first character of the file	name is	|,  the	 remainder  of
	     the  argument is interpreted as a shell command. ftp then forks a
	     shell, using popen(3C) with  the  argument	 supplied,  and	 reads
	     (writes) from the standard	output (standard input)	of that	shell.
	     If	the shell command includes <SPACE>  characters,	 the  argument
	     must be quoted; for example "| ls -lt". A particularly useful ex-
	     ample of this mechanism is: "dir |	more".

       3)    Failing the above checks, if  globbing  is	 enabled,  local  file
	     names  are	expanded according to the rules	used in	the sh(1); see
	     the glob command. If the ftp command expects a single local  file
	     (for  example,  put),  only  the  first filename generated	by the
	     globbing operation	is used.

       4)    For mget commands and get commands	with  unspecified  local  file
	     names,  the  local	 filename is the remote	filename, which	may be
	     altered by	a case,	ntrans,	or nmap	setting. The  resulting	 file-
	     name may then be altered if runique is on.

       5)    For  mput	commands and put commands with unspecified remote file
	     names, the	remote filename	is the local filename,	which  may  be
	     altered  by  a ntrans or nmap setting. The	resulting filename may
	     then be altered by	the remote server if sunique is	on.

FILE TRANSFER PARAMETERS
       The FTP specification specifies many parameters which may affect	a file
       transfer.

       The "representation type" may be	one of "network	ASCII",	"EBCDIC", "im-
       age", or	"local byte size" with a specified byte	size (for PDP-10's and
       PDP-20's	 mostly).   The	"network ASCII"	and "EBCDIC" types have	a fur-
       ther subtype which specifies whether vertical format  control  (NEWLINE
       characters,  form  feeds, etc.) are to be passed	through	("non-print"),
       provided	in TELNET format ("TELNET format controls"),  or  provided  in
       ASA (FORTRAN) ("carriage	control	(ASA)")	format.	ftp supports the "net-
       work ASCII" (subtype "non-print"	only) and "image" types,  plus	"local
       byte size" with a byte size of 8	for communicating with TENEX machines.

       The  "file structure" may be one	of file	(no record structure), record,
       or page.	ftp supports only the default value, which is file.

       The "transfer mode" may be one of stream,  block,  or  compressed.  ftp
       supports	only the default value,	which is stream.

USAGE
       See  largefile(5)  for  the description of the behavior of ftp when en-
       countering files	greater	than or	equal to 2 Gbyte ( 2**31 bytes).

       The ftp command is IPv6-enabled.	See ip6(7P).

FILES
       ~/.netrc

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWbip			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |CSI			     |enabled			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       ls(1), rcp(1),  sh(1),  tar(1),	in.ftpd(1M),  popen(3C),  ftpusers(4),
       netrc(4), attributes(5),	largefile(5), ip6(7P)

       Allman,	M.,  Ostermann,	 S., and Metz, C. RFC 2428, FTP	Extensions for
       IPv6 and	NATs. The Internet Society. September 1998.

       Postel, Jon, and	Joyce Reynolds.	RFC 959, File Transfer	Protocol  (FTP
       ). Network Information Center. October 1985.

       Piscitello,  D.	RFC 1639, FTP Operation	Over Big Address Records (FOO-
       BAR). Network Working Group. June 1994.

NOTES
       Failure to log in may arise from	an explicit denial by the  remote  FTP
       server  because the account is listed in	/etc/ftpusers. See in.ftpd(1M)
       and ftpusers(4).

       Correct execution of many commands depends upon proper behavior by  the
       remote server.

       An  error in the	treatment of carriage returns in the 4.2 BSD code han-
       dling transfers with a "representation type"  of	 "network  ASCII"  has
       been  corrected.	 This  correction may result in	incorrect transfers of
       binary files to and from	4.2 BSD	servers	using a	"representation	 type"
       of "network ASCII". Avoid this problem by using the "image" type.

SunOS 5.9			  9 Nov	2001				ftp(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | ABORTING A FILE TRANSFER | FILE NAMING CONVENTIONS | FILE TRANSFER PARAMETERS | USAGE | FILES | ATTRIBUTES | SEE ALSO | NOTES

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