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Schedule FTP download (2 posts)

  • Started 8 years ago by hendersond
  • Latest reply 8 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • hendersond Member

    I have been using Fetch 4 for a long time to mirror an FTP site to a local server that runs Fetch. To schedule this automatically at 2:00am:

    1. I created a Mirror Document
    2. I created an AppleScript that when run opens this Mirror Document
    3. I use CronniX to automatically launch the Applescript at 2:00am

    Is there an easier way to do this using Fetch 5? I was hoping for some type of scheduling routine built into this upgrade and I do not see it.

    Thanks
    Dave

    Posted 8 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    We are still thinking about adding scheduling to Fetch. In the meantime there are a number of other options, including CronniX. You could simplify things by one step by having the AppleScript tell Fetch to perform the mirror operation, rather than having a mirror document, but either way should work.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 8 years ago #

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