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I want to do full backup of my cloud image to my FTP server by using this command:

/sbin/dump -0uan -f - / | gzip -9 

How do I send this to FTP server just by adding | ftp ... ?

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Try using curl:

... | curl -u User:Pass ftp://ftpserver/Folder/filename -T -

Found this at http://hintsforums.macworld.com/archive/index.php/t-44719.html

It seems you can also "invoke" a pipe from the ftp client itself, once you're logged in:

put "| command" myfile.dmp
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I just started the first solution you mentioned. I will keep you posted. –  Mat Banik May 19 '11 at 16:16
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