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Old 06-29-2009, 06:24 AM   #1
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how to use vi in ftp server


Hi,
In vsftp server we can use fixed commands. Is it possible to use few commands like vi, wget etc. after logging in to a ftp server? Is it possible if we make changes or any thing like that. As per my my knowledge we can't but i have a feel nothing is impossible. when we use help command in it it shows some commands there and we can use only those commands. Similarly can't we inject some more commands in to it?
Code:
$ftp www.example.com
ftp> vi file
some thing like the above............!!!!
 
Old 06-29-2009, 06:27 AM   #2
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Not possible !
ftp is for transfering the files and not to work online on them.
AFAIK there is no such facility in ftp protocol.
What exactly are you trying to do here ? if you can tell us your original problem
we can give you some alternate solutions. :-)
 
Old 06-29-2009, 06:31 AM   #3
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That's not possible. Do do that, you would need a ssh account. Or you could possibly download, edit and upload again.
 
Old 06-29-2009, 07:22 AM   #4
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ok. thank you.
 
  


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