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Old 06-04-2002
Question ftp

of course im new to this. I want to ftp some files from one aix box to another. my question is this, do i just ftp file.name then the ip of the box where i what this file to go?

any help would be appreciated.
# 2  
Old 06-04-2002
You should read the man page on ftp. At your prompt (% or $) type in

% man ftp

This will give you an explaination of what you can do.

Simply, you ftp to a host or IP
% ftp myserver
% ftp

It will then prompt you for the userid and password.
# 3  
Old 06-04-2002
man pages would be nice....
but they are not loaded.

thanks for the info
# 4  
Old 06-04-2002
For almost ALL UNIX OS's the man pages can be found on-line either from the folks who make the OS or on other wonderful UNIX folks who have taken the time to put them out there.

Just do a search for man pages on-line, or man pages (along with whatever your OS is) and I'm sure you can find them.
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Old 06-04-2002
# 6  
Old 06-24-2002
Goto cmd prompt. Type ftp open "ip address". Then if you want to get the files from the server, use get for single file or mget for multiple files.

If you want to put the files into the sever, then use put for single file or mput for multiple files.

Hope this is what you want....

# 7  
Old 06-24-2002
It's a bit more complicated that that..i.e where are the files coming from and going to....

You haven't got a direct answer to your question because the idea of the forum is to figure out as much as you can then get clarification. Once you've given something a go - and checked the search forum..you'll get all the assistance in the world.
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