You regularly grab all the files in a directory on an FTP server. For example, you backup all the databases on a webserver in a datacentre and want to copy them to a local disk.
Use FTPGrab to pick up the files from the server, deleting them from the server if required. FTPGrab can be scheduled to run each night. Commonly used with the WinZip command line addin to grab zipped databases or directories. Create a zip file that is split across several files of manageable size and then to grab them - all automatically.
- Setup using a clear, easy to use form
- Totally scheduled / automated - once setup, it just works
- Cheap, reliable backup solution
- Can leave it working while you do more important things.