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Old 09-24-2011, 11:29 PM   #1
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lftp: Delaying before reconnect


I'm just trying to play around with FTP synchronization and the notes i'm reading says use lftp.

here's what i'm getting:

test2@ubuntu:~/Documents/temp2$ lftp hanz@ 
lftp hanz@> ls
[Delaying before reconnect: 57]
i turned debugging on and got:

lftp hanz@> ls
---- Connecting to ( port 21
**** Socket error (Connection refused) - reconnecting
---- Closing control socket

Can somebody please tell me how to go about fixing it? i'm not sure why i'm getting the socket error. i have entered the correct password.

Old 09-25-2011, 02:22 AM   #2
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Let me revise my question, i don't believe i've come to complete grasp with how lftp works.

can somebody give me a beginners guide on how i can set up ftp server locally and use lftp?

i'd really appreciate any advice.


Last edited by greenpool; 09-26-2011 at 04:20 AM. Reason: revised question


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