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Created 21 Oct 2003
Modified 07 Apr 2012

Article 179

MLST / MLSD

Purpose
Machine readable format for directory listings. MLST and MLSD are FTP commands intended to provide detailed, standardized directory listings across different server platforms.

FTP Commands
MLST, MLSD

RFC
RFC 3659

FTP Server Software with MLST/MLSD Support
NetBSD-ftp, NcFTPD, Titan Server / Visinetic, SurgeFTP, Globalscape Secure FTP Server, PureFTPd, WFTPD, RaidenFTPd 2.4 build 800+, gene6 3.x, proftpd, drftpd, Serv-U

Example Hosts
ftp://ftp.cdrom.com
ftp://ftp.pureftpd.org
ftp://netwinsite.com
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org

Keywords
mlst, mlsd