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Old 09-24-2009
mget new files only

Hi all,

I am currently in the process of setting up an FTP server with limited knowledge Smilie.

I have run into an issue that i need some help with.

Basically i want to be able to download files off another remote server twice a day every day but i want to make sure it only downloads new files not files i already have?

I have two scripts running, a send script and a receive script.

There are two folders on the remote side (drop) (receive), i want to download files from the receive folder that i have not received yet? Can this be done? Im using LFTP to connect to the server. Smilie

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I have just been reading about a mirror command in lftp, would this be what im looking for?

If i was to put this into my script then at the end of the script do a mdelete * on the receive folder, when the next mirror runs would it see them files are missing then delete them locally to 'mirror' whats on the other side?
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Old 09-24-2009
Maybe rsync is an alternative for you since it brings more functionalities than ftp that would could handle your needs better.
 
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