Ftp: mdir

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

Ftp: mdir

Displays a list of files and subdirectories in a remote directory.


mdir RemoteFiles [ ...] LocalFile

  • RemoteFiles
    Specifies the directory for which you want to see a listing.
  • LocalFile
    Specifies a local file in which to store the listing.
  • ? mdir
    Displays help for the mdir command.
  • You can use mdir to specify multiple files.

  • Specifying RemoteFiles

    Type a hyphen (-) to use the current working directory on the remote computer.

  • Specifying a LocalFile

    Type a hyphen (-) to display the listing on the screen.

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Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

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See Also


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