This article describes a problem that may occur when you try to list files using an FTP client, and how to resolve it.
When you try to view the listing for a directory that contains many files, your FTP client displays the following message:
226 Output truncated to 10000 matches
This issue occurs because the FTP server limits directory listings to 10,000 files. If there are more than 10,000 files in a directory, the FTP server cuts off (truncates) the output listing.
To resolve this issue, use any of the following alternate methods (all of which are also more secure than using regular unencrypted FTP to access your account):
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