Backup Your Files to FTP Server Using Command Line
By on July 30th, 2009

These days many web hosting providers provide users with unlimited space, so wouldn’t it be good to use some of that space for ?

Here is a hassle free way to create encrypted backup archives of your files upload them to a FTP server from the command line.

ZIPEncryptFTP is a C# command-line program that will let you create encrypted backups of your data without having to use a GUI and upload it to a FTP server.

To backup data with ZIPEncryptFTP just run this command from your command line

ZIPEncryptFTP /directory /password /url /ftpuser /ftppassword

Running the command will compress the files and sub-folders in the folder you specify to a ZIP file, encrypt the ZIP file using AES with the password secret your prove and upload the file to the FTP server, everything is done in the memory and it does not create any temporary files.

The software allows you to more than one directory at a time along with several other options.

To run this program you will require to have the .Net 2.0 framework runtime.

Download ZIPEncryptFTP

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  • http://www.technostuffs.com Wilson Pon

    Keith, it looks like this ZIPEncryptFTP is going to help me a lot, especially in the file backup task. I’m going to give it a shoot and see, whether it’s better than the backup system that I recently use…

 
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