Category: Linux

10 Jan

How to do FTP auto login from Linux?

How to create a FTP auto login set up in Linux?

1)Go to your home folder.

cd /home/my-name

2)Crate a file named .netrc in your home folder.

And add a line as below.
machine [ftp.myserver.com] login [my-username] password [my-password]

Then save the file

3)Set permissions so that only owner can read the file.

chmod 0600 ~/.netrc

4)From shell just type
ftp [ftp.myserver.com] [port]

You are logged in!
It won’t ask any user name or password now.