Updated: April 17, 2012
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista
Displays an abbreviated list of files and subdirectories in a remote directory. For examples of how this command can be used, see Examples.
mls <RemoteFile>[…] <LocalFile>
Specifies the file for which you want to see a listing.
Specifies a local file in which to store the listing.
Type a hyphen (-) to use the current working directory on the remote computer.
Type a hyphen (-) to display the listing on the screen.
Display an abbreviated list of files and subdirectories for Dir1 and Dir2.
mls Dir1 Dir2 -
Save an abbreviated list of files and subdirectories for Dir1 and Dir2 in the local file Dirlist.txt
mls Dir1 Dir2 Dirlist.txt