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Old 03-17-2008, 09:45 PM   #1
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Question What is the FTP command to upload a folder?

I am using FTP command line, I know put is to upload a file from localhost to the server, but how do I upload a whole folder?

I could do put *.*, but is there any special command for uploading a full folder?
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Some GUI FTP clients allow this, but I have never seen it in a terminal mode. I always just make a directory on the remote system and then
mput *
(I'm not sure what
put "."
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There is no command to upload a folder; GUI clients 'work around' the protocol. They simply issue a number of commands that one would have to issue manually otherwise.


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