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Resuming download after network failure (2 posts)

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  • Started 10 years ago by jlhughes
  • Latest reply 10 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • jlhughes Member

    I'm using fetch 4.0.3

    I'm also new to Fetch.

    I'm attempting to download the entire contents of a website. There's 1GB in photos and probably another 200MB in related files.

    Twice now my router has choked during the process. (I have a 1.5MB connection to Net.)

    When I selected the "Resume Download" function, all it offers was the last file in the queue, and nothing more. I can't find an option to restart a failed download.

    On the Windows computers I use the FTP software all comes with the ability to download and IGNORE any existing files. This is a quick way to resume the sort of aborted download I've expericence.

    Is there a way in Fetch to restart a download or start a download and to skip any existing duplicate files?

    Posted 10 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Yes, you can use the Mirror Folder... command in the Remote menu. You want to mirror the website folder on the server to a folder on your Mac; Fetch will only download the files that are newer on the server (or don't exist at all on your Mac).

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 10 years ago #

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