Ftp: ls

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


ls [RemoteDirectory] [LocalFile]


RemoteDirectory : Specifies the directory for which you want to see a listing. If no directory is specified, the current working directory on the remote computer is used.

LocalFile : Specifies a local file in which to store the listing. If a local file is not specified, results are displayed on the screen.

? ls : Displays help for the ls command.

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Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

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

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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