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A Practical Guide to Fedora™ and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® by Mark G. Sobell

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19. FTP: Transferring Files Across a Network

Objectives

After reading this chapter you should be able to:

• Download files from and upload files to an FTP server

• Download files from an anonymous FTP server

• Automate FTP logins using a .netrc file

• Explain the difference between binary and ASCII transfers

• Install and configure the vsftpd server

FTP

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a method of downloading files from and uploading files to another system using TCP/IP over ...

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