LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 03-17-2008, 09:45 PM   #1
malcarada
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2008
Location: European Union
Distribution: FreeBSD, Debian
Posts: 31

Rep: Reputation: 16
Question What is the FTP command to upload a folder?


I am using FTP command line, I know put is to upload a file from localhost to the server, but how do I upload a whole folder?

I could do put *.*, but is there any special command for uploading a full folder?
 
Old 03-17-2008, 09:50 PM   #2
pixellany
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Nov 2005
Location: Annapolis, MD
Distribution: Arch/XFCE
Posts: 17,802

Rep: Reputation: 728Reputation: 728Reputation: 728Reputation: 728Reputation: 728Reputation: 728Reputation: 728
Some GUI FTP clients allow this, but I have never seen it in a terminal mode. I always just make a directory on the remote system and then
mput *
(I'm not sure what
put "."
does
 
Old 03-17-2008, 11:32 PM   #3
Wim Sturkenboom
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: Roodepoort, South Africa
Distribution: Slackware 10.1/10.2/12, Ubuntu 12.04, Crunchbang Statler
Posts: 3,786

Rep: Reputation: 282Reputation: 282Reputation: 282
There is no command to upload a folder; GUI clients 'work around' the protocol. They simply issue a number of commands that one would have to issue manually otherwise.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How can I limit upload ftp speed via the command line? toben Linux - Software 2 02-29-2008 05:51 PM
Can't se folder after ftp upload steffa Linux - Networking 1 06-08-2005 08:40 PM
Best way to upload (FTP) something via the command line... obelxi Linux - Networking 2 03-17-2005 06:15 PM
IglooFTP-PRO refuses to upload files in folder when I upload folder eBopBob Linux - Software 0 08-27-2004 05:52 AM
upload directories via ftp command farqad Linux - Networking 3 10-06-2003 08:35 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:28 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration