Windows Internet Kermit Service - User Guide

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ABSTRACT: How to use the Windows Internet Kermit Service: a standards-compliant File Transfer and Management Shell for Windows NT, 2000, and XP from the Kermit Project at Columbia University, available in free and secure versions.

   As of Kermit 95 version: 2.0
   This file last updated: 4 June 2002   (New York City time)

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  http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/wiksduser.html


CONTENTS

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. INTERACTIVE USE
     2.1. K95 as a Windows Shell
     2.2. How to Enter K95 Commands
     2.3. How to Edit K95 Commands
     2.4. Recalling Previous Commands
     2.5. Cancelling a Command in Progress
     2.6. Special Characters in Commands
     2.7. Multi-Purpose Fields
     2.8. Screen Formatting
     2.9. Lots of Features
  3. TRANSFERRING FILES
     3.1. Sending Files from IKSD to Your Computer
     3.2. Sending Files from Your Computer to IKSD
  4. CLIENT/SERVER
  5. AUTOMATION
  6. APPLICATIONS AND EXAMPLES


1. INTRODUCTION

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The Windows Internet Kermit Service Daemon (WIKSD) for Windows NT, 2000, and XP from the Kermit Project at Columbia University lets anybody with a suitable Telnet client make connections and log in to an Internet-connected Windows PC and download, upload, and manage files. WIKSD is a self-contained, user-friendly, text-mode file-transfer and -management shell that can be accessed by Telnet using either clear-text or secure authentication methods. Here are the kinds of things that WIKSD can do (within your logged-in access rights):