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Old 01-30-2014
You supply a variable which is empty ($PASSWD).

You set the RC=$? 'too late' = its not working after EOF parts...
Because, the Return code comes from the successfull ended EOF, not the last command that was executed inside that EOF section.
Thus it'll report the wrong result..

# 9  
Old 01-31-2014
i tried using 2>logfile

in log file i am getting following details:
ftp: connect: Connection timed out
Not connected.
Successful ftp...0 2014-01-31-09.15.33

Now in my code i want to go to sftp because ftp not working but its not going, probable reason would be the rc value is coming 0 as "not connected is string not numerical value " so not able to negate the first if condition...

can anyone suggest work around please


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SO can i put
if [[ $rc -eq 0 ]]; then
echo "Successful ftp...$rc" `date "+%Y-%m-%d-%H.%M.%S"` >> $log

after ftp syntax...like this
ftp -i -n -v $HOST <<-EOFtp >$log 2>&1
if [[ $rc -eq 0 ]]; then
echo "Successful ftp...$rc" `date "+%Y-%m-%d-%H.%M.%S"` >> $log

well i dont think so i will be able to execute it in once i enter ftp...is there any alernative
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