The goal of this post is to track my progress in creating a sync between an FTP site and my home server. The Server is running CentOS 6.5 minimal with apache2, PHP, mysql to host my test websites. I also have a Netgear router running readyshare for an anonomoys FTP server for students to upload video files for me. I want to make sure that I get any files put on the FTP onto a physical drive in the house so I'm creating a cron job to check the FTP folder every 5 minutes and sync with a local folder on the server.
First I yum install lftp software: