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Using expect to automate sftp

I am trying to use a for loop in my expect cmdFile that I am calling.

I want to be able to call either one file name or a series of file names in the working directory (that I won't know the names before hand) and then pass the names to the sftp program.

Something like
for i in (ls *txt)

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sftp-server(1M)                                           System Administration Commands                                           sftp-server(1M)

sftp-server - SFTP server subsystem SYNOPSIS
/usr/lib/ssh/sftp-server DESCRIPTION
sftp-server implements the server side of the SSH File Transfer Protocol as defined in the IETF draft-ietf-secsh-filexfer. sftp-server is a subsystem for sshd(1M) and must not be run directly. There are no options or config settings. To enable the sftp-server subsystem for sshd add the following to /etc/ssh/sshd_config: Subsystem sftp /usr/lib/ssh/sftp-server See sshd_config(4) for a description of the format and contents of that file. There is no relationship between the protocol used by sftp-server and the FTP protocol (RFC 959) provided by in.ftpd. EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful completion. >0 An error occurred. FILES
/usr/lib/sftp-server ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWsshdu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Evolving | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
sftp(1), ssh(1), ssh-add(1), ssh-keygen(1), sshd(1M), sshd_config(4), attributes(5) To view license terms, attribution, and copyright for OpenSSH, the default path is /var/sadm/pkg/SUNWsshdr/install/copyright. If the Solaris operating environment has been installed anywhere other than the default, modify the given path to access the file at the installed location. AUTHOR
Markus Friedl SunOS 5.10 30 Jul 2003 sftp-server(1M)