Simple sftp script not working - Please help

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Old 04-03-2014
Simple sftp script not working - Please help

I have the below sftp script to transfer a file from a linux host(source) to another linux host(target). Public key is already set up in target host and I am able to transfer file using sftp from source to target.
But not sure why the below script(ftp_script) is not working.
Any help in this regard will be highly appreciated.

sftp user2@target <<!
put test.txt

Below is the output from console after running the script
[user1@source ~]$./ftp_script
Remote system type is POSIX\
[user1@source ~]$

Last edited by Corona688; 04-03-2014 at 04:11 PM..
# 2  
Old 04-03-2014
You'd probably be better off using the batch command functionality included with sftp.

Create a file with the commands.
put test.txt

Then run sftp like so:

sftp -b <file with commands> user2@target

Hope this helps.
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Old 04-03-2014
Since both sftp and scp are enabled by ssh access, you might try scp with its simpler syntax and batch friendliness.
# 4  
Old 04-05-2014
Thank you.. batch command functionality worked

Thank you.. batch command functionality worked.
sftp -B <file with commands> user2@target

Last edited by Scott; 04-05-2014 at 02:56 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags
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