ah excellent, this is just what i was looking for :)
thanks a million
Quoting Laur Ivan <laur.ivan at corvil.com>:
> On Tuesday 13 July 2004 09:25, John P. Looney wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 09:18:21AM +0100, Ivan Kelly mentioned:
> > > i have a backup machine i only have ftp access to. i want to backup a lot
> > > of data. i can't tar it to a local file and then upload because i dont
> > > have enough space locally. is there any way i could pipe the output of
> > > tar to the remote server over ftp?
> > Not really. No SSH access to the machine?
> > Would something like "put -R localdir" work from ncftp ? That'll
> > recursively put up a whole directory tree...
> > John
>> would this help?
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