ftp

Updated: May 06, 2022

Internet file transfer program (UNIX)

Syntax:

ftp [-46AadefginpRtVv] [-N netrc] [-o output] [-P port]
    [-q quittime] [-r retry] [-s srcaddr]
    [-T dir,max[,inc]] [[user@]host [port]]
    [[user@]host:[path][/]] [file:///path]
    [ftp://[user[:password]@]host[:port]/path[/][;type=X]]
    [http://[user[:password]@]host[:port]/path] [...]

ftp -u URL file [...]

Runs on:

QNX Neutrino

Options:

See below.

Description:

The ftp utility is the user interface to the standard Internet File Transfer Protocol. With this utility, you can transfer files to and from a remote network site. For more information, see the NetBSD documentation at https://man.netbsd.org/NetBSD-5.0/ftp.1.

This program uses the OpenSSL library for cryptography services.

Based on:

RFC 959, RFC 1123, RFC 1738, RFC 2068, RFC 2428, and RFC 2732