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Old 06-21-2009, 03:22 PM   #1
supravat
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Arrow FTP connection


Hello,
I want to download files from a remote directory from a ftp server. The directory contains multiple files. I want to download all the files in that directory. For this purpose I used the following command
ftp>mget *
but in that case it prompts for every file that is to be downloaded. I just want to off that prompting option, it'll prompt only once.

please some one help me....
 
Old 06-21-2009, 04:22 PM   #2
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Give "prompt off" before the mget command.
 
Old 06-22-2009, 02:31 AM   #3
vickey20
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to stop prompt use
Code:
prom
and also if you are downloading any executable files make sure that you have given the
Code:
bi
command first other wise executable files are downloaded as normal text files.
 
  


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