Need Help With FTP

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Mon Apr 27 16:28:09 EDT 2015

Dr. Hawkins wrote:

 > On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:38 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
 >> I most commonly use the "-avz" options when transferring outside my
 >> local network (just "-av" for local, since the compression isn't as
 >> useful over Gb ethernet):
 > I use -auvz by finger memory.  The u skips files that are newer on the
 > receiver, so if you run it both directions, both get the most recent
 > versions.  I use this to keep laptop and desktop in sync.

That's one of the great things about rsync - very flexible.

 > But does it support ftp protocol?  I though it needed ssh access.

It does require SSH, and moreover if used within LiveCode requires 
shared SSH keys to avoid the password prompt, which is why I'd provided 
the link to the tutorial on setting up shared keys.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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