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Old 02-11-2010, 04:15 AM   #1
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ftp whole directory tree

Hi all..

I am trying to ftp a whole directory tree using vsftpd as ftp server in fedora11

ftp>open ipaddr
ftp>user vinay passwd
ftp>mget file.txt   # works perfectly fine
ftp>mget directorytree  # does not works
550 failed to open file
I am getting error while transfering a directory tree ...Can anyone help me on this ?
Old 02-11-2010, 04:27 AM   #2
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Try using lftp as the client instead of ftp. The lftp command supports
recursive gets and puts.


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