% ftp ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu Connected to zaphod. 220 zaphod FTP server (Version 6.23 Thu Apr 8 06:37:40 CDT 199x) ready. Name (ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu: rsmith): anonymous Password: 230- 230-Welcome to NCSA's anonymous FTP server! I hope you find what you are 230- looking for. For questions regarding NCSA software tools, please e-mail 230- firstname.lastname@example.org. 230- 230-Note to HyperFTP users: If you log in, and cannot list directories 230- other than the top-level ones, enter a - as the first character of your 230- password (e-mail address). 230- 230-If your ftp client has problems with receiving files from this server, send 230- a - as the first character of your password (e-mail address). 230- 230-If you're ftp'ing from Delphi, please remember that the Delphi FTP client 230- requires you to enclose case-sensitive directory and file names in double 230- quote (") characters. 230- 230- 230-Please read the file README 230- it was last modified on Tue Jul 23 15:40:50 199x - 1030 days ago 230-Please read the file README.BROCHURE 230- it was last modified on Sat Sep 12 18:30:42 199x - 613 days ago 230-Please read the file README.FIRST 230- it was last modified on Sun Oct 3 17:45:17 199x - 228 days ago 230-Please read the file README_Dialin 230- it was last modified on Wed Sep 2 14:21:17 199x - 623 days ago 230 Guest login ok, access restrictions apply. ftp> get README.FIRST 200 PORT command successful. 150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for README.FIRST (10283 bytes). 226 Transfer complete. local: README.FIRST remote: README.FIRST 11066 bytes received in .34 seconds (32 Kbytes/s) ftp> quitThe README.FIRST file provides general information about how to retrieve files from the NCSA anonymous FTP server. To retrieve NCSA Mosaic for Macintosh, log on again and enter the commands shown in boldface below. (The file names may be slightly different, especially if newer versions have been released.) The ls command returns a listing of files so you can see the current contents of the directory.
ftp> cd Mac/Mosaic 250 CWD command successful. ftp> ls 200 PORT command successful. 150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for file list. .index Apple 1.0.2 .accountrc FAQ Helpers LocalHome.html NCSAMosaicMac.103.sit.hqx copyright 1.0.1 NCSAMosaic.1.0.3.README QuickStart.Txt GIFS Documents StuffIt_Expander_3.0.7.sea.hqx 226 Transfer complete. 199 bytes received in 0.04 seconds (4.9 Kbytes/s) ftp> get NCSAMosaicMac.xxx.sit.hqx 200 PORT command successful. 150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for NCSAMosaicMac.103.sit.hqx (677783 bytes). 226 Transfer complete. local: NCSAMosaicMac.103.sit.hqx remote: NCSAMosaicMac.103.sit.hqx 688212 bytes received in 15 seconds (44 Kbytes/s) ftp> quit 221 Goodbye.The file is a Stuffed, BinHexed archive. You need to use Stuffit Expander or similar utility to unBinHex and unStuff the file.