Ftp: lcd

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

Ftp: lcd

Changes the working directory on the local computer. By default, the working directory is the directory in which ftp was started.


lcd [Directory]

  • Directory
    Specifies the directory on the local computer to which to change. If Directory is not specified, the current working directory on the local computer is displayed.
  • ? lcd
    Displays help for the lcd command.

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See Also


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