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Old 08-05-2009
trapping sftp errors

I'm trying to trap errors in a shell script executing an sftp command this way:

/usr/bin/sftp $FTP_USER@$FTP_SERVER <<EOF> $HOME/$ERR_FILE
cd $FTP_DIR
put $FILE_NAME
bye
EOF

I expect errors to be recorded in $ERR_FILE but they are not. The only thing in the $ERR_FILE is:
sftp> sftp> sftp>

Thank you
# 2  
Old 08-05-2009
Errors might be printed to standard error instead of standard output, try 2> instead of >
# 3  
Old 08-05-2009
Thanks!

I made the change you suggested and that did it. Thanks a lot.Smilie

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