Cyberware FTP Site

This document assumes that you will be using a command-line FTP client to access the Cyberware FTP site. This is the recommended way to access our site, as the most common web browsers may not download our data properly.

FTP User-Accessible Directories

The three folders listed below are the only areas that are used when uploading or downloading files on any Cyberware servers. A brief description of each folder is provided:

For Windows Users

You will need to open up a Command Prompt window to issue the commands listed in the instructions below. To open a Command Prompt window, select "Start--Programs--Accessories--Command Prompt" from your Windows Taskbar. A window will open on your desktop. Input the commands listed in the instructions below to access the Cyberware FTP site.

For UNIX Users

Open a new UNIX shell window and continue with the appropriate instructions below.

Putting Files Onto the Cyberware Site

  1. FTP to ftp.cyberware.com.
  2. When prompted for your name, enter anonymous.
  3. Enter your email address (entered text hidden) as the password when prompted.
  4. Navigate to the inbox folder.
  5. NOTE: The inbox directory is WRITE ONLY. You will not be able to download any files that might exist in this directory.

  6. Set the file transfer type to binary, if necessary.
  7. Issue the put command to begin the transfer.
  8. Type bye when the file transfer is complete.

A sample FTP session is recorded below:

Prompt > ftp ftp.cyberware.com
Connected to ftp.cyberware.com.
220-Cyberware FTP Server
User (ftp.cyberware.com:(none)): anonymous
331 Password required for inbox
Password:
230 Logged on
ftp> cd inbox
250 CWD command successful.
ftp> binary
200 Type set to I.
ftp> put <filename>
200 PORT command successful.
226 Transfer complete.
ftp> bye
221 Goodbye.

Getting Files From the Cyberware Site

  1. FTP to ftp.cyberware.com.
  2. When prompted for your name, enter anonymous.
  3. Enter your email address (entered text hidden) as the password when prompted.
  4. Navigate to the outbox folder.
  5. NOTE: The outbox directory is READ ONLY. You will not be able to upload any files into this directory.

  6. Set the transfer mode to binary, if necessary.
  7. Issue the get command to begin downloading the file to your computer.
  8. When the file transfer is complete, type bye to leave our server.

A sample session is recorded below:

Prompt > ftp ftp.cyberware.com
Connected to ftp.cyberware.com.
220-Cyberware FTP Server
User (ftp.cyberware.com:(none)): anonymous
331 Password required for outbox
Password:
230 Logged on
ftp> cd outbox
250 CWD command successful.
ftp> binary
200 Type set to I.
ftp> get <filename>
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for 'file' (13904945 bytes).
13904945 bytes received.
226 Transfer complete.
ftp> bye
221 Goodbye.