How to Mirror XMM CCF files from GSFC (and Vilspa)
If you would like to mirror the XMM-Newton CCF files from GSFC the
below commands will work on most unix/linux systems that have wget installed.
If you don't have wget installed, it can be downloaded from the: GNU Wget page or via the yum/fink/ports commands often found on newer Mac and Linux systems. On the Mac use the command:
'fink install wget'On Linux with the command:
'yum install wget'
To download and mirror the full CCF directory and the other subdirectories available via GSFC (49 Gb):
If the below commands are executed in the target directory, then wget will retrieve only the CCF files that do not already exist or have been updated.
wget -m -nH --cut-dirs=3 -np ftp://legacy.gsfc.nasa.gov/xmm/data/CCF &
To download only the CCF files (3 Gb):
wget -m -nH --cut-dirs=3 -l 2 -np ftp://legacy.gsfc.nasa.gov/xmm/data/CCF &
Note: If you want to retrieve the same files directly from Vilspa just replace the ftp location with:
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