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Re: ftp password and user-agent changes

From: Jason Pump <>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 17:15:17 -0800

RFC1635 does not specify a password to use, which is where the string
"ftp" is being used.

Dan Fandrich wrote:
> 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
Received on 2007-02-14