Submit a ticketCall us

WebinarUpcoming Webinar: Know What’s Changed – with NEW Server Configuration Monitor

Change management in IT is critical. But, even with a good change management process, changes are too often not correctly tracked, if at all. The configuration of your servers and applications is a key factor in their performance, availability, and security. Many incidents can be tracked back to an authorized (and sometimes unauthorized) configuration change, whether to a system file, configuration file, or Windows® Registry entry. Join SolarWinds VP of product management Brandon Shopp to discover how the new SolarWinds® Server Configuration Monitor is designed to help you.

Register now.

Home > Success Center > Serv-U Managed File Transfer & Serv-U FTP Server > Serv-U - Knowledgebase Articles > MLSD FTP command

MLSD FTP command

Updated May 3, 2017

Overview

This article describes the use of the Machine List Directory (MLSD) FTP command.

Environment

All Serv-U versions

Detail

The MLSD command is a replacement for the LIST command that is meant to standardize the format for directory listings to make them easier for an automated process (an FTP client) to interpret. Like the LIST command, directory information is sent to the client over a previously established data connection. The MLSD command may be accompanied with an optional parameter defining the directory that listings are requested for. Unlike the LIST command, if a filename is provided, an error is returned. For retrieving information on a single file, the MLST command can be used. If no parameter is present, then the user's current directory is assumed.

Common responses

See also

 

 

Last modified

Tags

Classifications

Public