mirror a full ftp

Posted 13 August, 2015

Downloading a full ftp, with tons of small files can be allot of click work, so generally users ship it of to IT/BioIT  . When downloading from a ftp, you cannot use rsync -sadly-. As such, we need other solutions, lucky -for me- wget just is the tool we need.

wget -m --ask-password ftp://[email protected]_ADDDR:/dir/to/download

Starting this in a GNU screen and voila time for :

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