Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

Status may refer to any of the following:

1. Alternatively referred to as state, status is a term used to describe 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. See how to use FTP for information about status and other FTP commands.

Type: ascii; Verbose: On ; Bell: Off ; Prompting: On ; Globbing: On Debugging: Off ; Hash mark printing: Off .

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