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Old 09-08-2009
upload a complete folder


how can I upload a complete folder (and subfolders) on ftp from terminal ?

# 2  
Old 09-08-2009
It is easier to pack the directory tree into a tar ball, then send it. Windows XP and higher can open and unpack a tarball. So can any unix box.

tar -cvf  mytar.tar  /path/to/send/*
echo "
open somenode.com
USER username password
cd /somewhere
put mytar.tar
" | ftp -n  > ftplog.txt

# 3  
Old 09-14-2009
ok, and what's the command to unpack a tar from server
# 4  
Old 09-14-2009
Its the same tar command, but with other option to extract.

tar -xvf <TARFILENAME>

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