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[gftp] gFTP as a mirroring tool
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- From: Tomasz Chmielewski <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 21:37:56 +0100
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I was looking for a tool able to mirror a remote folder via ssh.
What's interesting, I didn't find one! gFTP seems to be the only thing
able to do this (AFAIK, rsync -e ssh needs to have a remote rsync server
One can do a mirror over ssh using gFTP's text interface:
$ gftp-text ssh2://user:pass@server/remote/directory
gftp-text lacks a few features though, not so hard to implement as I think:
--continue - to resume getting a partially-downloaded file,
--background - get files in the background (no user interaction).
so that it could be specified for example as a cron job (without user
What do you think?