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[farmshare-discuss] Linux to download files from Web AFS to local drive

Yizheng Liao yzliao at
Thu Jan 2 12:45:26 PST 2014

Hi, Chris:

Why do not you use scp to copy from remote server to local device?

like: scp -r ccoke at


Best wishes,

On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 3:26 PM, Chris Coke <chris.r.coke at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to download a large number of files from my Web AFS, and would
> prefer to automate it rather than use the UI.  Here's what I've tried so
> far.  Anyone have suggestions?
> *I've tried using curl and/or wget, but I can't figure out a good way to
> get past the log-in and then redirection pages:*
> wget --no-check-certificate
> returns the html from the redirection page, and same thing even when I
> supply wget with my log-in credentials.
> *I've also tried mounting the drive locally using sshfs (but then when
> trying to navigate or copy+paste from the mounted directory, I get a
> Permission Denied error).*
> Success.  output from "mount":
> ccoke at on
> /Users/chriscoke/Dropbox/JobsData/Data (osxfusefs, nodev, nosuid,
> synchronous, mounted by chriscoke)
> But then, error:
> rescomp-13-270614:~ chriscoke$ cd ~/Dropbox/JobsData/Data
> -bash: cd: /Users/chriscoke/Dropbox/JobsData/Data: Permission denied
> *And finally, I've tried mounting via CIFS. But here, I always get the
> below error:*
> rescomp-13-270614:~ chriscoke$ mount -t cifs -o
> username=[username],password=[password] //
> ~/Dropbox/JobsData/Data
> mount: exec
> /System/Library/Filesystems/cifs.fs/Contents/Resources/mount_cifs for
> /Users/chriscoke/Dropbox/JobsData/Data: No such file or directory
> Thanks,
> Chris
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