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Last Update:

17 Jul 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Alexander V. Lukyanov


lftp ftp sftp ssh fish ftps


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4.8.0 | Updated: 17 Jul 2017



Downloads of v 4.8.0:



Software Author(s):

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To install lftp, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade lftp, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall lftp, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade lftp -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade lftp -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure lftp installed
    name: lftp
    state: present
    version: 4.8.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'lftp' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.8.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: lftp,
    Version: 4.8.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller lftp
   Name     = 'lftp'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.8.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'lftp':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.8.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install lftp version="4.8.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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PLEASE NOTE: these binaries are unofffical windows builds from

LFTP is a sophisticated file transfer program with command line interface. It supports FTP, HTTP, FISH, SFTP, HTTPS and FTPS protocols. GNU Readline library is used for input.
Every operation in lftp is reliable, that is any non-fatal error is handled and the operation is retried automatically. So if downloading breaks, it will be restarted from the point automatically. Even if ftp server does not support REST command, lftp will try to retrieve the file from the very beginning until the file is transferred completely. This is useful for dynamic-ip machines which change their IP addresses quite often, and for sites with very bad internet connectivity.

$packageName = 'lftp'
$url = ''
$url64 = ''
$checksum = 'A88A1A694A907CE7226836F8CB12A919'
$checksum64 = '0C19C8DD3D296C8253116D4AD4877F79'
$installDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$installDir" "$url64" $checksum

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
lftp 4.7.7 727 Thursday, April 6, 2017 Approved
lftp 4.7.5 1292 Saturday, January 7, 2017 Approved
lftp 4.6.6 714 Friday, August 12, 2016 Approved
lftp 4.6.5 621 Thursday, December 10, 2015 Approved
lftp 4.6.4 377 Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Approved
lftp 4.6.1 455 Monday, March 9, 2015 Approved

Version 4.8.0 - 2017-07-10

mirror: improved performance of --scan-all-first for big trees.
mirror: new --flat option to flatten the target directory structure.
mmv: new command for file moving; redirect mv to mmv in certain cases.
fixed compilation with newer openssl (1.1.0 and later).
du: allow multiple --exclude options to be combined.
new setting cmd:nullglob for `glob' command prefix.
http: use proppatch to set last-modified property.
new settings net:connection-limit-timer and ftp:too-many-re.
ftp: dynamically ajust connection limit.
ftp: fixed core dump on LINK/SYMLINK when the command is not supported.
get1: fixed -o option.
sftp,fish: connect-program setting is now passed to the shell for execution.
get/mget/put/mput: add -P option for parallel transfers and long options.
appimage: new make target for making an AppImage file.
fixed "local glob".

This package has no dependencies.

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