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