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Re: ftp question

On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 11:34:34 -0500 (EST), disciple@exis.net
<disciple@exis.net> wrote:
> How do you transfer an entire directory using ftp?  The directory that I'm
> trying to transfer has a lot of "subdirectories" in it.  These directories
> also have several types of files in them... ie.. text, video, wav, mp3,
> etc.

If possible, use scp instead.  The "-r" flag tells it to copy
recursively.  It's also much more secure (ie, it has some security
rather than no security) if you're sending a password to connect to
the remote end.

Michael A. Marsh

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