Ftp: send

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

Ftp: send

Copies a local file to the remote computer using the current file transfer type.


send LocalFile [RemoteFile]

  • LocalFile
    Specifies the local file to copy.
  • RemoteFile
    Specifies the name to use on the remote computer.
  • ? send
    Displays help for the send command.
  • The send command is identical to the put command.

  • If RemoteFile is not specified, the file is given the LocalFile name.

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See Also


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