<div>Nothing to do with the number of files or the version. I think wget has no such restrictions in the older version too. The -c switch is for continuing (resuming), in case you drop the connection. The -m is for mirroring the entire directory tree structure and is a combination of several switches, including recursive downloading. The switch --retr-symlinks will follow the link to fetch the actual file.
<div>Your original posting, however, mentioned 'invalid server response'. I am not sure what caused that error. If you omit the switch for symbolic links, you should still be able to get into the server but you will get a directory full of symbolic links only and not the actual files.
<div>May be you have access problems to the server - proxy, firewall - whatever else but wget should not fail to retrieve a mere 34000 files in a directory - nor should it require giving filename for every protein. </div>
<div> <br>--Lutfullah<br> </div></span><br>