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Old 03-30-2010
Checking the size of a file after FTP

Hi
I am doing a FTP process through which I am copying a file from my local server to Remote server. After this I want to check the size of the file

Below is my program:

Code:
LOCALDIR=/batch/ediprocess
REMOTESERVER=test.appl.com
REMOTEPATH=batch/ftpTest
LOGIN=px
PASSWORD=abcd
ftp -n $REMOTESERVER << INPUT_END
quote user $LOGIN
quote pass $PASSWORD
for file in $(find $REMOTEPATH -type f -iname '*.csv'); do
 echo "$file"
 fileSize=`stat -c %s $file`
 echo "$fileSize"
 if [ $fileSize -gt 0 ]; then 
  echo "File exists"
 else
  echo "File does not exist" 
 fi

But its not working and throws error

Code:
find: /batch/ftpTest: No such file or directory
stat: too few arguments
Try `stat --help' for more information.
We only support non-print format, sorry.
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command

regards
Prashanth

Last edited by pludi; 03-30-2010 at 10:07 AM.. Reason: code tags, please...
# 2  
Old 03-30-2010
You are mixing shell script commands into an FTP session. That doesn't work.

If you want more power from FTP, consider using Perl. See my Perl Net::FTP for examples.
# 3  
Old 03-30-2010
Checking the size of a file after FTP

Hi
Then can you please tell me how I can do this process?

regards
Prashanth
# 4  
Old 03-30-2010
You mean you want me to write your script?

I gave three examples at that article. In comments people gave other examples. I think that's enough, but maybe not for you.

I'll tell you what: I'm heading out to the gym for a few hours. When I get back, if no one else has been bored enough to do your work for you, I'll lay you out a skeleton of what you need to do.

---------- Post updated at 09:14 AM ---------- Previous update was at 09:03 AM ----------

(My wife says we aren't leaving for 15 minutes)

After logging in etc., you are going to want to do something like

Code:
@files=$ftp->ls;
foreach (@files) {
   myfile=$_;
   next if not /.csv$/;
   $remotesize=$ftp->size($myfile);
   $ftp->get($myfile,$myfile);
   $localssize=(stat ($file))[7];

# compare, whatever
}


That's quick off the top of my head; could have mistyped anything - good luck!
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