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# 1  
Old 06-17-2005
Need to send multiple files during ftp

Hi guys...

I'm working on #!/bin/sh script in a Solaris 7 box that should send several files over to another machine via FTP. Here's what the script looks like:

# This script will send the daily MSP customer counts
# to the Crystal Reports server located at 192.168.2.106
cd /archive/data/CustCnt
ftp -n 192.145.230.106 << !
user anonymous joe@blow.com
put CustCnt.*
!


A quick ls of my /archive/data/CustCnt directory shows that there are a few files that "should" be FTP'd:

ROOT@fcivrc: pwd
/archive/data/CustCnt
ROOT@fcivrc: ls
CustCnt.060605231555.ma
CustCnt.060605231556.nyne
CustCnt.060705231542.ma
CustCnt.060705231542.nyne


The script successfully connects to the remote server, but it only sends the first file (CustCnt.060605231555.ma). The rest of the files never make it??????

I tried using ftp -i and that did not work. Any ideas as to why only the forst file is being FTP'd??

-cd
# 2  
Old 06-17-2005
Try
mput CustCnt.*

The ftp mput command should be used for multiple transfers.
# 3  
Old 06-17-2005
before using mput

turn off the prompt by :
prompt

this wouldnt prompt for (y/n)?
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