[Chicago-talk] Net::FTP

Dooley, Michael Dooley.Michael at con-way.com
Thu Dec 18 13:41:28 CST 2003

looking at cpan there are a couple of modules for Net::FTP.
does anyone have any experience w/ any of these? do you recommend 1 over the
does anyone tend to use a specific ftp package for something like the

my use:

1) to retrieve all files on an external FTP server (most of the time I will
need passive transfer mode)
2) to send all files on a giving local FS to many different remote machines.
Firewalls will be involved.

This would be called every 5 minutes. the avg amount of files sent per day
is prolly 3000, majority under 1mb.


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