How to Install FTP Client to connect FTP Server on RHEL 6

by skytech on March 11, 2012

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a network protocol used transfer file in the network. In this case i will show how to install ftp client on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6).

Question :
How to install FTP client to connect ftp server ?

When no FTP client installed, you will get this error :

[root@rhel6 ~]# ftp localhost
-bash: ftp: command not found

Answer :
To install ftp client on RHEL 6, you need to run the following command :

[root@rhel6 ~]# yum install ftp
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin
This system is not registered with RHN.
RHN support will be disabled.
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package ftp.i686 0:0.17-51.1.el6 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

====================================================================================================
 Package         Arch             Version                    Repository                        Size
====================================================================================================
Installing:
 ftp             i686             0.17-51.1.el6              DVD-RHEL6-Repository              55 k

Transaction Summary
====================================================================================================
Install       1 Package(s)
Upgrade       0 Package(s)

Total download size: 55 k
Installed size: 91 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing     : ftp-0.17-51.1.el6.i686                                                       1/1

Installed:
  ftp.i686 0:0.17-51.1.el6

Complete!

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  • Ajkant12

    rhel 6 install via NFS ,FTP server

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