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Help me delete a few hundred thousand files from a webserver

Let's say I have 300,000 files on a webserver in a single directory. I want to download them to a local directory and then delete them. My FTP client of choice is choking on the task. What should I do?
posted by fake on Dec 18, 2012 - 23 answers

I know what you did between 14-18, computer.

I'm looking for an osx app which would periodically check a folder on a remote WebDAV volume and download anything which has appeared on the same day. [more inside]
posted by monocultured on Sep 3, 2010 - 4 answers

Windows-Service-workable FTP Client?

Free/cheap FTP Client as Windows service? [more inside]
posted by Picklegnome on Jun 23, 2009 - 6 answers

I wish I could just get him an internet connection...modem help please.

This may be an easy question, but it has been so long since I used a modem or any of the software that goes along with it.... [more inside]
posted by omair on Feb 6, 2007 - 6 answers

Grabbing files from an old domain.

How do I download files from a webserver if the domain has changed? [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Jun 6, 2006 - 8 answers

its pleasure is to serve

I need to serve some example files to my (programming) students. My old host gave me a public FTP site, but I just switched to dreamhost, and no longer have this option. I'm looking for a simple solution. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Sep 22, 2005 - 16 answers

bypassing blocked ftp

I'm at the library, connected to the internet using the library's wifi service. I'm trying to download a driver file, which is only available from the manufacturer via an ftp link. The library blocks ftp (at least via port 21 and the manu's ftp server doesn't respond on other ports). How do I download the file?
posted by tiny purple fishes on Aug 17, 2005 - 5 answers

How do you backup your website via FTP automatically?

Is there any FTP software that will compare the files on the server to the ones stored locally, and only download new or updated / changed files? (I'd prefer a program that does this as opposed to some sort of script or other hackery) [more inside]
posted by banished on May 18, 2005 - 11 answers

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