l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
October 20: Web Application Hacking: How to Make and Break Security on the Web
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Oct. 10: LUGOD Installfests coming again soon
Page last updated:
2003 Sep 15 11:38

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] ncftpget as a replacement for rsync
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] ncftpget as a replacement for rsync



On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 11:22:06AM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> 
> Okay, I've got a server that allows external FTP uploads from
> various people.
> 
> I have another server onto which I want to grab any new files from that
> FTP server.
> 
> 
> I can use ncftpget to recursively grab EVERYTHING that the users have
> uploaded, but I want only the NEW stuff.
> 
> Obviously, rsync is the perfect tool for this, but (at the moment, at least),
> one can't even SSH into this box remotely!  It's completely locked down,
> except for the FTP uploads (which I presume is locked down 'enough' :) )
> 
> 
> Unfortunately, I don't see any command-line options or anything in
> 'ncftpget' that say "Don't re-download files" :^/
> Only stuff like "Delete after download" and "Append, don't overwrite, local
> files"...
> 
> Ideas?
> 
> (In the meantime, I'm asking if we can get a hole punched to allow rsync ;) )
> 
> 
> -bill!
> 
> -- 
> bill@newbreedsoftware.com                           Got kids?  Get Tux Paint! 
> http://newbreedsoftware.com/bill/       http://newbreedsoftware.com/tuxpaint/
> 
> _______________________________________________
> vox-tech mailing list
> vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech

Why not use wget?  

Ive used it in the past to mirror sites, and it does support FTP urls... 

Mike
_______________________________________________
vox-tech mailing list
vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
O'Reilly and Associates
For numerous book donations.