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If I receive files over the FTP command line, where will they be saved?

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As Shevek noted, the files will go to the current directory when ftp was launched


the last specified directory from an lcd (local change dir) command within the ftp session.

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+1 from me - I forgot about lcd! – Shevek Oct 19 '11 at 12:05

In whichever folder the command prompt was in when you launched the FTP command

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