The ftp Command

This section deals with how to use InterNet ftp. Firstly, a connection must be made with an InterNet host, using the open command. The following dialogue illustrates this, note that data typed by the user is in bold.

   guest_ftp> ftp
   ftp> open vax.bbn.com
   Connected to vax.bbn.com.
   220 bbn-vax FTP server (Version 4.87 Thu Jul 12 18:59:05 EDT 1984) ready.
   Name (vax.bbn.com:): fred
   331 Password required for fred.
   Password (vax.bbn.com:fred): password
   230 User fred logged in.
   ftp>

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