cftp man page

cftp — Conch command-line SFTP client

Synopsis

cftp [-B buffer_size] [-b command_file] [-R num_requests] [-s subsystem]

Description

cftp is a client for logging into a remote machine and executing commands to send and receive file information. It can wrap a number of file transfer subsystems

The options are as follows:

-B

Specifies the default size of the buffer to use for sending and receiving. (Default value: 32768 bytes.)

-b

File to read commands from, '-' for stdin. (Default value: interactive/stdin.)

-R

Number of requests to make before waiting for a reply.

-s

Subsystem/server program to connect to.

The following commands are recognised by cftp:

cd path

Change the remote directory to 'path'.

chgrp gid path

Change the gid of 'path' to 'gid'.

chmod mode path

Change mode of 'path' to 'mode'.

chown uid path

Change uid of 'path' to 'uid'.

exit

Disconnect from the server.

get remote-path [local-path]

Get remote file and optionally store it at specified local path.

help

Get a list of available commands.

lcd path

Change local directory to 'path'.

lls [ls-options [path]]

Display local directory listing.

lmkdir path

Create local directory.

ln linkpath targetpath

Symlink remote file.

lpwd

Print the local working directory.

ls [-l [path]]

Display remote directory listing.

mkdir path

Create remote directory.

progress

Toggle progress bar.

put local-path [remote-path]

Transfer local file to remote location

pwd

Print the remote working directory.

quit

Disconnect from the server.

rename oldpath newpath

Rename remote file.

rmdir path

Remove remote directory.

rm path

Remove remote file.

version

Print the SFTP version.

?

Synonym for 'help'.

Author

cftp by Paul Swartz <z3p@twistedmatrix.com>. Man page by Mary Gardiner <mary@twistedmatrix.com>.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/

Info

October 8, 2005