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- Join Date
- Apr 2012
Annoing Connectivity Issue
Info: servers are CentOS 5, they run Plesk, use ProFTP.
Hi guys, on each of my webservers, I'm trying to set up a backup solution. I have a backup directory here: /home/site_backups. I want to be able to access this via FTP, so I created a new user, and that all works fine when I access it with FileZilla. However, when I try and use wget to pull the files, it doesn't work. Here's the command I'm using:
wget --ftp-user=[user] --ftp-password=[pass] [IP]/file.tar.gz (I use 'ftp colon //' on the front of the URL, but I can't post that here apparently until I've made 15 posts.)
It just says 'Connecting to xx.xxx.xx.xxx:21...' and doesn't connect.
This server has several IP addresses, and I've noticed that when I try to do this for any FTP account on the default/primary server IP address, I get the same problem. If I use the same command to get a file from the server which uses one of the other IP addresses, it works fine.
I'm a Linux noob, so I'm not really sure how exactly IP addresses work with Linux, but I guess they're administrated by Plesk, so it might be an issue with that? Totally stumped right now!
Also, I can't seem to ping the primary address of any of the servers, but I can do it for the other IP addresses of the servers, so there's something to do with that I'm missing.
Last edited by rca86; 04-18-2012 at 10:28 AM. Reason: Spelling
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- Nov 2007
- San Diego
You can use ftp from the command line.
Once you get a good connection, you can play around with the options like get, put, and entering the password.