Cloud

Pop Quiz: Basic FTP commands

Do you know which FTP command is used to upload multiple files? Take this short quiz and test your knowledge of basic FTP commands.

Although there are many free and paid File Transfer Protocol (FTP) clients out there (CuteFTP, Cyberduck, FileZilla, SmartFTP, etc.), it wouldn't hurt IT pros to know how to use FTP from the command line. So, I put together a quick pop quiz on basic FTP commands.

Note: Unfortunately, our poll tool, which I use to create each pop quiz, doesn't let me indicate a correct answer after each question. To keep from giving away the answers before everyone has a chance to test his/her knowledge, and ruining all the fun, I've published the answers on the second page of this blog post. I encourage everyone to answer all the questions before looking at the second page or using your favorite search engine to find the answers.

Answers are on the next page.

About

Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

Editor's Picks