Dont want to mention user id passwd in shell script

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Old 12-05-2013
Dont want to mention user id passwd in shell script


i have one shell script which transfers files from one server to other server through FTP, but i can see login id and password is not mentioned.
kindly help to understand the script.then how below script is working if login and password is not mentioned in script

rm *.gz
gzip *.DAT
prompt off
put D_HEAD_D.DAT.gz
put D_ITEM_D.DAT.gz
exit 0



Last edited by Franklin52; 12-05-2013 at 03:13 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags
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Old 12-05-2013
The login is taken from a file .netrc in the user's home directory. The lines in the file look like
machine remoteserver login username password password

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