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lftp -u user,pwd -e "set sftp:connect-program 'ssh -a -x -T -c arcfour -o Compression=no'; mirror -v -c --loop --use-pget-n=3 -P 2 /remote/dir/ /local/dir/; quit" sftp://remotehost:22
2014-10-17 00:29:34
User: colemar
Functions: lftp
0

Mirror a remote directory using some tricks to maximize network speed.

lftp:: coolest file transfer tool ever

-u: username and password (pwd is merely a placeholder if you have ~/.ssh/id_rsa)

-e: execute internal lftp commands

set sftp:connect-program: use some specific command instead of plain ssh

ssh::

-a -x -T: disable useless things

-c arcfour: use the most efficient cipher specification

-o Compression=no: disable compression to save CPU

mirror: copy remote dir subtree to local dir

-v: be verbose (cool progress bar and speed meter, one for each file in parallel)

-c: continue interrupted file transfers if possible

--loop: repeat mirror until no differences found

--use-pget-n=3: transfer each file with 3 independent parallel TCP connections

-P 2: transfer 2 files in parallel (totalling 6 TCP connections)

sftp://remotehost:22: use sftp protocol on port 22 (you can give any other port if appropriate)

You can play with values for --use-pget-n and/or -P to achieve maximum speed depending on the particular network.

If the files are compressible removing "-o Compression=n" can be beneficial.

Better create an alias for the command.

lftp -u<<credentials>> <<server>> -e "du -a;exit" > server-listing.txt
2013-09-24 08:23:44
User: danbst
Functions: lftp
Tags: ftp lftp
0

Creates a file with contents like `du -a`, only it is remote server filesystem hierarchy. Very usefull then for grep-ing without remote connection.

ftp-latest <<< "cd /; cls -1 | tail -1 | xargs -I% echo get % | /PATH/TO/ftp-latest"
2010-10-07 17:59:45
User: sputnick
Functions: ftp
0

Require lftp and this script to work (adapt path and credentials as needed):

echo $'#!/bin/bash\n# coded by sputnick under GPL 20101007\nlftp -u user,passwd remoteuser@host.tld -e "$(cat)"' > /PATH/TO/ftp-latest; chmod +x !$