Quick uploading via FTP or better yet sFTP within a terminal session 1. In terminal type: ftp domain.com 2. Enter your username 3. Enter your password Once you login you will see a message similar to: 230 User {userxxxx} logged in Remote system type is UNIX. You are now logged in and ready to transfer files. Some useful commands to help you guide navigate and transfer files are: list open This command is used to start your connection to another computer. Type this command followed by the IP address of the FTP server that you want to connect to. ls Use this command to see a listing of all files and folders in the current folder on the FTP server. cd This command allows you to change the folder that you are in. Type: cd \ (where \directory\ is a specific ‘directory’ name) to move into a subfolder on the FTP server. Type: cd ..\ to go back out a folder level. lcd This command acts exactly like cd except that it changes the folder that you are currently in on your local system, not the FTP server. Use this command to put yourself in the folder on the local drive that you want to transfer files to and from. bin Type this command to get in binary mode to transfer files that are not plain-text files. Always use binary mode unless you are specifically transferring plain-text files. However most of today’s ftp servers will auto detect. ascii This command puts you in ASCII mode for transferring text files. get mget To retrieve a single file, use the get command followed by the filename of the file that you want to retrieve. If you want to get multiple files at one time, use the mget command followed by a filename, possibly containing * and/or ? as wildcards. put or mput To send a single file, use the put command followed by the filename to send a file to the FTP server. To send multiple files, use the mput command followed by a filename, possibly containing * and/or ? as wildcards. quit Use the quit command to end your FTP session. ls can be used to list the files within the current working directory. pwd Or ‘print working directory’ will show you your current location You can also type “man ftp” inside the terminal window for a list of ftp commands and help files.