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Old 08-27-2013
Linux Ftp to directory with special character

Hi.

I need a help in fixing the issue related to FTP files to directory name has special character.

Code:
ftp -n machinename <<EOF > ftplog.lis
user login name password
cd home/directory - 1/destinantion
put filename
bye
EOF

In the ftplog.lis, I am seeing a error message like home.directory - : The system cannot find the file specified.

Please help me
Arvy

Last edited by Scott; 08-27-2013 at 08:18 PM.. Reason: Please use code tags
# 2  
Old 08-27-2013
You need to escape the spaces in the directory name. Either one of these should work:

Code:
cd "home/directory - 1/destinantion"
cd home/directory\ -\ 1/destinantion


Regards,
abjr

Last edited by abjr; 08-27-2013 at 04:56 PM..

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