Ubuntu 16.04
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FTP Client : Ubuntu
2016/05/18
 
Configure Client computer to connect to FTP Server. The example below is for Ubuntu.
[1] Install FTP Client.
root@client:~#
apt-get -y install lftp
[2] The connection with root account is prohibited by default, so access with a common user to FTP Server.
# lftp [option] [hostname]

xerus@client:~$
lftp -u ubuntu www.srv.world

Password:    
# password of the user

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
# show current directory on FTP server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
pwd

ftp://ubuntu@www.srv.world
# show current directory on local server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
!pwd

/home/ubuntu
# show files in current directory on FTP server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
ls

drwxr-xr-x    2 1000     1000           23 Jul 19 01:33 public_html
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000          399 Jul 20 16:32 test.py
# show files in current directory on local server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
!ls -l

total 12
-rw-rw-r-- 1 ubuntu ubuntu 10 Jul 20 14:30 ubuntu.txt
-rw-rw-r-- 1 ubuntu ubuntu 10 Jul 20 14:59 test2.txt
-rw-rw-r-- 1 ubuntu ubuntu 10 Jul 20 14:59 test.txt
# change directory

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
cd public_html

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~/public_html>
pwd

ftp://ubuntu@www.srv.world/%2Fhome/ubuntu/public_html
# upload a file to FTP server

# "-a" means ascii mode ( default is binary mode )

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
put -a ubuntu.txt test.txt

22 bytes transferred
Total 2 files transferred
lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
ls

drwxr-xr-x    2 1000     1000           23 Jul 19 01:33 public_html
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000           10 Jul 20 17:01 ubuntu.txt
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000          399 Jul 20 16:32 test.py
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000           10 Jul 20 17:01 test.txt
# upload some files to FTP server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
mput -a test.txt test2.txt

22 bytes transferred
Total 2 files transferred
lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
ls

drwxr-xr-x    2 1000     1000           23 Jul 19 01:33 public_html
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000          399 Jul 20 16:32 test.py
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000           10 Jul 20 17:06 test.txt
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000           10 Jul 20 17:06 test2.txt
# download a file from FTP server

# "-a" means ascii mode ( default is binary mode )

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
get -a test.py

416 bytes transferred
# download some files from FTP server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
mget -a test.txt test2.txt

20 bytes transferred
Total 2 files transferred
# create a directory in current directory on FTP Server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
mkdir testdir

mkdir ok, `testdir' created
lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
ls

drwxr-xr-x    2 1000     1000           23 Jul 19 01:33 public_html
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000          399 Jul 20 16:32 test.py
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000           10 Jul 20 17:06 test.txt
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000           10 Jul 20 17:06 test2.txt
drwxr-xr-x    2 1000     1000            6 Jul 20 17:16 testdir
226 Directory send OK.
# delete a direcroty in current directory on FTP Server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
rmdir testdir

rmdir ok, `testdir' removed
lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
ls

drwxr-xr-x    2 1000     1000           23 Jul 19 01:33 public_html
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000          399 Jul 20 16:32 test.py
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000           10 Jul 20 17:06 test.txt
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000           10 Jul 20 17:06 test2.txt
# delete a file in current directory on FTP Server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
rm test2.txt

rm ok, `test2.txt' removed
lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
ls

drwxr-xr-x    2 1000     1000           23 Jul 19 01:33 public_html
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000          399 Jul 20 16:32 test.py
-rw-r--r--    1 1000     1000           10 Jul 20 17:06 test.txt
# delete some files in current directory on FTP Server

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
mrm ubuntu.txt test.txt

rm ok, 2 files removed
lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
ls

drwxr-xr-x    2 1000     1000           23 Jul 19 01:33 public_html
# execute commands with "![command]"

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
!cat /etc/passwd

root:x:0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash
bin:x:1:1:bin:/bin:/sbin/nologin
...
...
ubuntu:x:1001:1001::/home/ubuntu:/bin/bash
# exit

lftp ubuntu@www.srv.world:~>
quit

221 Goodbye.
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