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How Can I Use FTP to Transfer Files Between a Local Linux Computer and a Linux ECS?

Updated at: Jan 26, 2021 GMT+08:00

Scenarios

This section describes how to use FTP on a local Linux computer to transfer files between the computer and a Linux ECS.

Prerequisites

FTP has been enabled on the target ECS.

Procedure

  1. Install FTP on the local Linux computer.

    Take CentOS 7.6 as an example. Run the following command to install FTP:

    yum -y install ftp

  2. Run the following command to access the ECS:

    ftp EIP bound to the ECS

    Enter the username and password as prompted for login.
    • Uploading files

      Run the following command to upload local files to the ECS:

      put Path in which files are stored on the local computer

      For example, to upload the /home/test.txt file on the local Linux computer to the ECS, run the following command:

      put /home/test.txt

    • Downloading files

      Run the following command to download files on the ECS to the local computer:

      get Path in which the files are stored on the ECS Path in which the files are to be stored on the local computer

      For example, to download the test.txt file on the ECS to the local Linux computer, run the following command:

      get /home/test.txt

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