Ftp: get

Updated: January 21, 2005

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

Ftp: get

Copies a remote file to the local computer using the current file transfer type.


get RemoteFile [LocalFile]

Specifies the remote file to copy.

Specifies the name of the file to use on the local computer.

? get
Displays help for the get command.

  • If LocalFile is not specified, the file is given the RemoteFile name.

  • The get command is identical to the recv command.

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