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Running a ftp server on my PC.
I opened Windows Explorer and navigated to: ftp://127.0.0.1/
I connect and the servers root directory files are displayed, great.

However, from cmd prompt I am unable to successfully ftp into the server.

C:\>ftp ftp.localhost
Unknown host ftp.localhost.
ftp> bye

C:\>ftp ftp://localhost
Unknown host ftp://localhost.
ftp> bye

C:\>ftp ftp://127.0.0.1
Unknown host ftp://127.0.0.1.
ftp>

Any suggestions?

Thanks.

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Should I delete this question? –  Tommy Jan 20 '10 at 2:28

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Try ftp localhost (without the ftp://)

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Thanks. That did it. –  Tommy Jan 20 '10 at 2:20
    
then accept the answer –  akira Jan 21 '10 at 6:07

ANSWER: "C:\>ftp localhost"

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