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# 1  
Old 10-24-2012
Catching error in sftp

Hi All Experts,

I have a script which logs to the server via sftp connection with below code :-

user_name@sftp_server.com

and the connection is going smooth.

My requirement is to place file in sftp_server in some path.

and if path doesn't exist or the file is not put successfully I need to raise an exception.

Below is the code which I am using to accomplish my requirement but the error for path doesn't exist is not getting captured.

Code:
FTP2NT(){
  FILE_INPUT=$1;
  USER1=$2;
  SERVER=$3;
  PATH1=$4;
  sftp $USER1@$SERVER <<ENDofFTP
  cd $PATH1
  put $FILE_INPUT
  exit
ENDofFTP
}


FTP2NT $zipfile $user $sftpserver $path
sftp_status=$?
if [ "$sftp_status" = "0" ]
then
  echo "Hi \n \t SFTP was successful for $DATE_SEND files." | mailx -s "SFTP success" $mlist
else
  echo "sftp was not successful"
  echo "Hi \n \t SFTP was not successful. Kindly check the script $0 @ `hostname`." | mailx -s "SFTP process failed" $errorlist
fi
done


Last edited by Scott; 10-24-2012 at 07:57 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags
# 2  
Old 10-24-2012
you need to redirect the output of sftp and grep the known errors in the output file
# 3  
Old 10-24-2012
Hi itkamaraj,

The error which comes if path doesn't exist is as below...

sftp > Couldn't canonicalise: No such file or directory

is there a way if we can capture all sorts of error ?
# 4  
Old 10-24-2012
Code:
sftp $USER1@$SERVER <<ENDofFTP 2>>/ab/cd/yourErrorfile


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