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Ftp: mls

Displays an abbreviated list of files and subdirectories in a remote directory.

Syntax

mls RemoteFiles [ ...] LocalFile

Parameters

RemoteFiles   : Specifies the files for which you want to see a listing.

LocalFile   : Specifies a local file in which to store the listing.

? mls   : Displays help for the mls command.

Remarks

  • Specifying RemoteFiles 

    Type a hyphen (-) to use the current working directory on the remote computer.

  • Specifying LocalFile 

    Type a hyphen (-) to display the listing on the screen.

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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

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