Re: Resumable Downloads with FTP not possible?

Anand Kumria (
Tue, 29 Aug 1995 12:19:03 +1000 (EST)

On Tue, 29 Aug 1995, James 'Woody' Webster wrote:

> 10 Meg file :) The same however, cannot be said of FTP, which for all my
> time on the Internet has struck as being particularly stupid. Are there
> any FTP clients that circumvent this, or is the problem fairly universal???

Sure, use NcFTP (version 1.9+) and it should have a reget command,
or the get command (version 2.1+) itself will be able to pick up where it
left off.

Or, you could always see if the remote host will do it with :

quote REGET <filename> <bytes received>

in any ftp client.