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Ftp: prompt

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Ftp: prompt

Toggles between prompt mode on and off.



? prompt
Displays help for the prompt command.

  • By default, prompt is on.

  • Ftp prompts during multiple file transfers to allow you to selectively retrieve or store files. Mget and mput transfer all files if prompt is off.

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Format Meaning


Information that the user must supply


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

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