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Old 06-29-2005
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How to do a move in FTP


I need to do a move for a file when I am connected to a server with Ftp.

Is that possible ???

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Two possible situations in this case.

1. You want to move the file you just transferred.
2. You want to move a file which was not transferred.

For 1. you can ftp as follows


i.e. you can decide what name to want to save it as. If, is not provided, is picked up.

For case 2. I dont know..

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i presume u r concerned about a move(rename)

you have rename command in FTP (standards)


you will have rename command there
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You can use and this too:
$ ftp
ftp > open
lcd ~/uploads # local navigation
put file.c
get file.c
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