Ftp: literal

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

Ftp: literal

Sends verbatim arguments to the remote FTP server. A single FTP reply code is returned.


literal Argument [...]

  • Argument
    Specifies the argument to send to the FTP server.
  • ? literal
    Displays help for the literal command.
  • The literal command is identical to the quote command.

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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

See Also


Ftp subcommands
Command-line reference A-Z
Command shell overview