Status may refer to any of the following:
1. Alternatively called state, status is the current condition a device or user. For example, a computer may have a status of functional because it is operating without error.
2. A command used to display the present state of all FTP utilities, as shown in the example below.
Type: ascii; Verbose: On ; Bell: Off ; Prompting: On ; Globbing: On Debugging: Off ; Hash mark printing: Off .