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How to FTP using Command Prompt

How to FTP using Windows Command Prompt

Go to the Start Menu and Click Run…


In the Run dialog box, type cmd and click OK


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The Windows Command Prompt will open. Type the following command to connect to your server:

ftp yourdomain.com

Where yourdomain.com is your domain or the FTP Server IP Address found in the HELM Control Panel under the FTP Account Details.


Once you hit Enter it will attempt to connect to the server. If it is successful, you will be prompted for a Username and Password. Enter the FTP username and password information to login.

Once you have Logged in, you should see a line like ftp>

To list the Directory Contents, use the command dir


You have successfully connected to your server through FTP using Windows Command Prompt.

More FTP Commands:

ABORabort a file transfer
CWDchange working directory
DELEdelete a remote file
LISTlist remote files
MDTM – return the modification time of a file
MKDmake a remote directory
NLSTname list of remote directory
PASS – send password
PASV – enter passive mode
PORT – open a data port
PWDprint working directory
QUIT – terminate the connection
RETRretrieve a remote file
RMDremove a remote directory
RNFRrename from
RNTOrename to
SITEsite-specific commands
SIZE – return the size of a file
STORstore a file on the remote host
TYPE – set transfer type
USER – send username

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