[thelist] ftp synchronization tool

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Thu Sep 25 11:38:32 CDT 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sarah" <poohbear at designshift.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 10:51 AM

> Unfortunately, the site I am trying to synchronize has thousands of files,
> in particular one directory which contains about 2500 documents which are
> constantly being added, updated, deleted by the site admins. The reason I
> am looking for an ftp synchronizer is so that I can just do the
> synchronizing automatically, without having to "supervise". My other
> is to just delete the entire site from the remote server and upload it
> fresh, but I am trying to save time and bandwidth. My main goal is to
> uploading files which are already on the remote server, and are the same
> those on the local server.


wget is a port of a unix utility that will do just what you need.


I've used it to synch via ftp hundreds of thousands of files and it worked

Joshua Olson
Web Application Engineer
WAE Tech Inc.

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