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# 1  
Old 07-13-2009

Hi gurus,
I need to FTP files from a UNIX box to a WINDOWS server. FTP is running on the WINDOWS server.
I am able to log in to the WINDOWS machine with FTP, however when i do a dir in the ftp prompt i get the following

200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
226 Transfer complete.

any idea why i am not able to see the WINDOWS folders.

When i do a cd c:\
i get "550 c:: The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect."

Please Help
# 2  
Old 07-13-2009
c is not a directory.

You apparently can only change directories on the physical drtive that ftp connected to.

try pwd to see where the heck you are.
# 3  
Old 07-14-2009
FTP servers on Windows usually require the Administrator to specify a directory to be used as the "root" directory, which you can't ascend out of.
# 4  
Old 07-30-2009
Use filezilla , then you will see all maps on c:
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