Downloading Files and Directories recursively using Linux Centos 6.3

  1. Install ncftp using yum
    sudo yum install ncftp
  2. Execute the following command, just replace details with the relevant ones
    ncftpget –R –v –u ftpusername ftpserver /copying/to/directory /copying/from/directory
  3. -R = Recursive mode; copy whole directory trees
    -v = Use progress meters
    -u = FTP username
    -ftpusername = Replace with your FTP username
    -ftpserver = Add your server in here
    -/copying/to/directory – Directory to copy to
    -/copying/from/directory – Directory to copy from

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