Later Windows 9x/Me versions
and all NT/2000/XP versions have FTP capabilities built into the operating
system and launched via the command prompt. This is handy for scripting
and automating FTP functions using the scheduler service.
start button, click run, and then type in ftp and press Enter.
Or open the command prompt (MSDOS Prompt in Win98/Me) and type ftp
at the prompt. This will launch the FTP client within Windows as indicated
by the FTP> prompt.
For a list of commands available type help at the FTP> prompt and
<hostname> and press Enter. Where <hostname>
is your domain without the "www." at the start of it.
For example, if your domain was "www.yourdomain.com",
you would type open yourdomain.com.
username when asked for login name and press Enter.
password when asked for password and press Enter.
cd /wwwroot and press Enter. Make sure that you include
the "/" before "web" or your web page will be
uploaded to the wrong place and you won't be able to see it. This
takes you to the directory for your site's home page.
put <path> \index.html and press Enter. This uploads
the index.html file.
(<path>is the local path to your home page file on your local
disk, and index.html should be the actual name of the file containing
your Home page). For example, if you had your index.html file in the
folder "mysite" on drive C:, you would type put c:\mysite\index.html.
Type put <path>\ <filenames> for the rest of your
web site's files that you want to upload. (<filenames>stands
for the name of each file that you want to upload).
and press Enter to return to the command prompt and leave FTP.
This terminates the file transfer session. You may now close the command