Do you want to bet on that, Ralesk?
C:\Documents and Settings\Family>tree /?
Graphically displays the folder structure of a drive or path.
TREE [drive:][path] [/F] [/A]
/F Display the names of the files in each folder.
/A Use ASCII instead of extended characters.
C:\Documents and Settings\Family>
Ian, thanks. In this case the server prefers "LIST" to "LS".
<edit>WS_FTP timed out - with DOS ftp, using "ls -lR" works. If you were writing an FTP client you would send "LIST" to the server.</edit>