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Re: ftp in the background



On Monday April 18 2005 22:45, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 10:03:20PM -0400, Louis Garcia wrote:
> > Is their a way to have ftp running in the background? I connect to a
> > headless server through ssh and run the ftp command and start
> > downloading a file. When I run ftp I can't log out of the session
> > without termination the transfer.
>
> ncftp can do this. But by far my favorite method is to run the ftp session
> under `screen`.
Or you can make a .netrc file and script the whole ftp session and run the 
script in the background.

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