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Old 05-08-2009
FTP/nmap/.netrc

So...

I'm trying to script and FTP Backup of some files from openVMS Alpha machine to a Unixware 7 machine.

I decided to use .netrc to do all the FTP actions however when I send the
nmap command. It pretty much gets ignored while even other things such "ascii", "case" etc.. get respected during following FTP Transfers..

Interestingly enough, when I do the ftp connection by hand and enter all the commands in manually the FTPing is done properly.

For Example:

Remote File: Alpha.txt;147
Local file I want: alpha.txt

In the script I have
...
Code:
ascii
case
cd XYZ
nmap $1.$2;$3 [$1.$2]
mget *.*

and that doesn't work out.


but doing it manually does. I think it might be some quotation marks or something I need for the nmap variables?

Thanks

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