Automated FTP task


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Originally Posted by rakeshou
didn't get what it does.

please explain.

thanks
I wrote the script using some functions from posts on these forums, that bit was something that Perderabo came up with I think... It is a bit confusing, thats why I added an explanation for it at the top of the script. It think thats a good explanation and I wouldn't know how to explain it any differently.
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I'm using your code but i have a problem,
i need the code to be flexible in such a way that it changes the filename it gets everyday. And it should be done automatically.

For example,
1st day: get apr20.log
2nd day: get apr21.log

Code:
#! /usr/bin/ksh

HOST=remote.host.name
USER=whoever
PASSWD=whatever

exec 4>&1
ftp -nv >&4 2>&4 |&

print -p open $HOST
print -p user $USER $PASSWD
print -p cd directory
print -p binary
print -p get -filename that changes automatically everyday-
print -p bye

wait
exit 0

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