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Re: ftp password and user-agent changes

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 15:11:05 -0800

On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 11:50:04PM +0100, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> Thanks (to the other ones who responded too). I've now made the new
> password for anonymous transfers "" and it is already using
> the user name "anonymous". I opted for just 'ftp' there to make it shorter.

While many anonymous ftp servers accept a user name of 'ftp' as well as
'anonymous', RFC1635 says to use 'anonymous'. That's the historical name
and is likely to work on more servers.

>>> Dan

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