FTP in DOS
Operating systems : MS-DOS 6.0+, FreeDOS 1.0+
FTP in DOS. mTCP
mTCP is a suite containing several utilities, one of which is FTP. It is similar to the FTP client of various Windows, running in Command Prompt.
In order to install and use mTCP:
1. mTCP [ Download ]
2. Packet driver for Ethernet network card:
3. Create a folder, for example C:\DRIVERS\. Put there: a packet driver for Ethernet network card.
4. Set up network. For example, by means of Microsoft Network Client 3.0 [ How-to page ]
5. Start packet driver. In the case discussed it is:
6. Unpack the archive with mTCP into a folder, C:\SOFT\MTCP for instance, and create a tcp.cfg file in it with the strings:
The value of PACKETINT - the interrupt number used in the packet driver starting. The value of HOSTNAME - any.
7. Start DHCP.EXE (DHCP will set up mTCP for work with the network):
8. Start FTP:
FTP [ FTP address / host ]
There will be a prompt for a name, after that - the password. Next, it is better to switch to passive mode:
[ The list of the main commands supported by FTP of mTCP is available in ftp.txt, included in mTCP suite archive ]
mTCP - GNU GPL v3.
Aliosque subditos et thema
Some time ago text-based applications were the only form of software of average end user computer experience. As well as after the graphical user interface programs started to become widespread, console applications used to retain their strong positions. But gradually GUI software virtually superseded text-based applications in daily use of the average end user. However, even now there are console programs that can more or less compete with software of graphical user interface, be useful for the average user to solve various problems and fulfill numerous tasks on modern computers. Windows console applications. File managers Windows console applications. Multimedia Windows console applications. Web browsers Windows console applications. Text editors Besides file managers, multimedia programs, text editors, web browsers, there are plenty of other text-based programs and utilities for use under Windows: both standalone and those included in MS Windows distributions. For example, ipconfig and netstat for work with network, Windows built-in FTP client useful for some tasks, CommandBurner for command line burning CD / DVD or cdburn with dvdburn from Windows Server 2003 Support Tools for the same, etc.