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# 1  
Old 06-01-2006
ftp and crontab

Hello all,

I've a shell account with a shell provider(OS: FreeBSD 4.11-STABLE). I wanted to ftp a file from my home directory to my c drive on every sunday. I wanted to make this process automated. right now i do manually. Can someone help me pls?

Thanks
# 2  
Old 06-02-2006
Is it between Unix and Windows machines ?

Is it between Unix and Windows machines ?
# 3  
Old 06-02-2006
yeap i'm using windows
# 4  
Old 06-03-2006
you can write a shell script

Hi ...

You can write a script to do that ftp operation to send file to your machine and the drive you want.

And the schedule it in Cron That will work.


Thanks & Regards,
Arun...
# 5  
Old 06-03-2006
Appologies to post again . If you want the script i will do send ...
# 6  
Old 06-03-2006
please, can i have a script? thx
# 7  
Old 06-03-2006
you an use


#!/bin/sh
cd yourhomedirectory
ftp -n localhost <<!
quote user YourUserName
quote pass YourPassword
binary
lcd c:/yourdirectory
put yourfilename
quit
!

save it and execute it

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