[thelist] FTP Scheduler

Chris Johnston fuzzylizard at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 08:22:02 CST 2006

On 3/1/06, Chris Dempsey <evolt at cubeit.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking for a simple FTP Schedule solution to backup data from live
> websites.  Ideally what I'd like to achieve is:
> - backup tasks to start at specified time
> - backup system to create a new folder named with current date
> - bunch of specified files and folders from different FTP locations to be
> downloaded into new folder
> - task ends
> What would be even better is if the system could create a new folder named
> with the current date then create folders within this with each domain we
> backup eg.
>         Create Folder '060301'
>         Create Folder 'domain.com'
>                 Download 'database.mdb'
>                 Download 'image uploads folder'
>         Create Folder 'domain2.com'
>                 Download 'database.mdb'
If your websites are all hosted on a linux box and you have the ability to
run cron jobs, then I would suggest looking into rsync. It can do everything
that you mentioned above.



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