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Does anyone have any ideas on how I can download whole folders from an FTP Site ?

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I have a remote FTP server which I can connect to via the command prompt with no issues. But I have a number of folders that I need to copy.  Is there a way I could FTP whole folders down to the destination server ?
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Have a look at this:
http://www.coffeecup.com/direct-ftp/

I guess there are more ftp-clients capable though and there might be free ones out there.
Just give it a google: ftp client entire folder
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Thanks for your suggestions but I do need a tool that can connect to the remote site, download the contents i.e. all folders and files. When the files are stored on the NAS, it has to keep the same folder structure as the source.

Tried WGET but this requires a HTTP:// site.
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Are you trying to upload to the ftp site or to download from the site? wget is used for download while wput for upload and both supports ftp

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Downloaded the FileZuilla tool and this work brilliantly - thanks
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