Change the FTP User Password in DOS with Telnet
To actually change your password, however, you need to use the Telnet protocol. Open a new command prompt using the steps shown above, and at the
You will then see the Microsoft Telnet> prompt – here you should type:
Where “o" instructs the server to be opened. Note that you should enter the server name as you did in the precious steps. When the server is opened, you will again be asked for your username and password, enter these one at a time as before.
Actually changing the password itself is easy – all you need to do is type:
…and tap Enter; you will then be asked to enter the old password, before being asked to enter a new one!
Enter quit to exit Telnet; you can close the command prompt by typing exit.
Note that all of these commands can also be issued using a program like DOSBox rather than the Windows command line.