Passive FTP supports the -s:myscript.txt command

This s a common question we get asked, but yes! Passive FTP works with the -s:script.txt command which means that you can pass passive FTP a text file containing a list of FTP commands it works exactly the same as ftp.exe

Passive FTP now supports mput *. and mget *.

The current version of passive-ftp.exe now supports both the mput *. and mget *. which means you can run scripts to download / upload multiple files. e.g. mput c:\myfiles\*.xml would upload all the xml files in the myfiles directory. mget *.xml would download all the .xml files from the server.

The problem with the windows version of FTP.exe and entering passive mode with quote PASV – it doesn’t work!

Many FTP clients do not support PASV transfers. For example, the standard FTP.EXE built into Windows does not support this feature. The user can still do a “quote PASV”, which will tell the server to enter PASV mode, but the client still will not work in this mode. (This is a common problem, users enter [...]

How to automate FTP uploads from the Windows Command Line

I found this useful page which describes how to automate FTP uploads from the Windows Command Line. Windows has included batch files since before it existed… batch files are really old! Old or not, I still find myself frequently creating batch files to help me automate common tasks. One common task is uploading files to [...]

Passive FTP mentioned in forums

Passive ftp problem for cpanel base server I am able to connect to ftp but when i do listing it will not show me files, due to passive mode _conntrack_ftp’ ? check the passive ftp ports configured in /etc/pureftpd.conf and enable it in server… Hi, You need to open passive port range in the server. [...]

Passive FTP Question and Answers from Yahoo

Q) Why can I only connect to my website’s FTP with passive mode? I am only able to view files on my website’s FTP by using passive (PASV) mode. … A) It is almost definitely a firewall issue. Active uses random high port numbers to the client. Passive uses random high port numbers (definable range) [...]

Whats is passive FTP?

Passive FTP (sometimes referred to as PASV FTP because it involves the FTP PASV command) is a more secure form of data transfer in which the flow of data is set up and initiated by the File Transfer Program (FTP) client rather than by the FTP server program. Separate FTP client programs, such as WS_FTP [...]

Passive vs Active FTP

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File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to copy a file from one host to another over a TCP/IP-based network, such as the Internet. FTP is built on a client-server architecture and utilizes separate control and data connections between the client and server.[1] FTP users may authenticate themselves using a clear-text sign-in [...]