FTP Return Codes

(100-199) The requested action is being initiated: expect another reply before proceeding with a new command. 110 Restart marker reply In this case, the text is exact and not left to the particular implementation; it must read: MARK yyyy = mmmm where yyyy is user-process data stream marker, and mmmm is server's equivalent marker (note the spaces between markers and "="). 120 Service ready in nnn minutes 125 Data connexion already open; transfer starting 150 File status OK; about to open data connexion (200-299) The requested action has been successfully completed. 200 Command OK 202 Command not implemented, superfluous at this site 211 System status, or system help reply 212 Directory status 213 File status 214 Help message on how to use the server or the meaning of a particular non-standard command. This reply is useful only to the human user. 215 NAME system type where NAME is an official system name from the list in the Assigned Numbers document. 220 Service ready for new user 221 Service closing control connexion Logged out if appropriate. 225 Data connexion open; no transfer in progress 226 Closing data connexion Requested file action successful (e.g. file transfer or file abort). 227 Entering Passive Mode (h1,h2,h3,h4,p1,p2) 230 User logged in, proceed 250 Requested file action OK, completed 257 "PATHNAME" created (300-399) The command has been accepted; but the requested action is dormant, pending receipt of further information. 331 User name OK, need password 332 Need account for login 350 Requested file action pending further information (400-499) The command was not accepted and the requested action did not take place; but the error condition is temporary and the action may be requested again. 421 Service not available, closing control connexion This may be a reply to any command if the service knows it must shut down. 425 Can't open data connexion 426 Connexion closed; transfer aborted 450 Requested file action not taken File unavailable (e.g. file busy). 451 Requested action aborted: local error in processing 452 Requested action not taken Insufficient storage space in system. (500-599) The command was not accepted and the requested action did not take place. 500 Syntax error: command unrecognised This may include errors such as command line too long. 501 Syntax error in parameters or arguments 502 Command not implemented 503 Bad sequence of commands 504 Command not implemented for that parameter 530 Not logged in 532 Need account for storing files 550 Requested action not taken File unavailable (e.g. file not found, no access). 551 Requested action aborted: page type unknown 552 Requested file action aborted Exceeded storage allocation (for current directory or dataset). 553 Requested action not taken File name not allowed.

[End of document, updated to 12 April 2005]