In NCFTP, how do I log into an FTP site with my username?
By default, NCFTP assumes that you are trying to connect
to an anonymous FTP server. Whenever it connects to a
remote site, NCFTP tries to use
anonymous for the
username and your email address for the password. This does not
work when you are trying to access a personal account on the remote
To force NCFTP to give you a chance to enter your username and password, at the Unix prompt, enter:ncftp -u username hostname
username with the username of the account you
wish to access. Replace
hostname with the name of the
computer to which you are trying to connect.
Note: You need to use a client that supports secure FTP to transfer files to and from Indiana University's central systems. For more, see At IU, what SSH/SFTP clients are supported and where can I get them?
At Indiana University, for personal or departmental Linux or Unix systems support, see At IU, how do I get support for Linux or Unix?
Last modified on August 22, 2008.