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Ftp: binary

Sets the file transfer type to binary.

Syntax

binary

Parameters

? binary   : Displays help for the binary command.

Remarks

  • Ftp supports both ASCII and binary image file transfer types. You should use binary when transferring executable files. In binary mode, files are transferred in one-byte units. For more information about ASCII file transfer, see Ftp: Ascii in Related Topics.

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Format

Meaning

Italic

Information that the user must supply

Bold

Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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Code or program output

Ftp

Ftp: ascii

Command-line reference A-Z

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