Anonymous FTP



Sending Data

To send data to our web server via anonymous FTP, do the following. (These are instructions for command line FTP. FTP can be run from the command line of all UNIX systems. FTP can be run from the command line of a DOS window for Windows systems. Also mouse-based FTP programs are available for most systems. If FTP does not run on your machine, mail your data to sverrill@fs.fed.us and request that it be placed in the appropriate anonymous FTP directory.) In the directory that contains the data that you wish to send, type

ftp www1.fpl.fs.fed.us

(If www1.fpl.fs.fed.us does not resolve, try ftp 128.104.77.229)

You will then be prompted for a login name. Type

anonymous

You will then be prompted for a password. Type your e-mail address (e.g., sverrill@fs.fed.us). Next type

cd pub/data

Then type

put filename

where filename is the name of the data file on your machine. After the data transfer has been completed, type

quit



Receiving Data

To receive data from our server via anonymous FTP, do the following. (These are instructions for command line FTP. FTP can be run from the command line of all UNIX systems. FTP can be run from the command line of a DOS window for Windows systems. Also mouse-based FTP programs are available for most systems. If FTP does not run on your machine, mail a message to sverrill@fs.fed.us. Specify the name of the file that you want. I will e-mail it to you.) In the directory to which you wish to download the data, type

ftp www1.fpl.fs.fed.us

(If www1.fpl.fs.fed.us does not resolve, try ftp 128.104.77.229)

You will then be prompted for a login name. Type

anonymous

You will then be prompted for a password. Type your e-mail address (e.g., sverrill@fs.fed.us). Next type

cd pub/data

Then type

get filename

where filename is the name of the file that you wish to download. After the data transfer has been completed, type

quit



For further information, please contact Steve Verrill at sverrill@fs.fed.us or 608-231-9375.
Last modified on 1/28/05.