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Old 08-03-2007
Check FTP Status

To all,
I need to run a ftp command in one of my scripts and I need to evaluate what happens after it's done. The problem is the script would not capture the ftp responses. If I type the same thing on the command
line, I get all kinds of responses. I would like to capture the same responses in my script.

Any suggestions?

Here is what it looks like in my script:

ftp -n -i <<EOF >test

Result: test is empty.

I tried this:

echo open >>rin
echo ascii >>rin
echo close >>rin
echo quit >>rin

ftp -n -i <rin >test

Result: test is empty.

I typed the ftp command on the command line:

ftp -n -i
Connected to
220-NETIFTP1 IBM FTP CS V1R7 at, 18:08:57 on 2007-08-03.
220 Connection will close if idle for more than 5 minutes.
ftp> open
Already connected to, use close first.
ftp> ascii
c200 Representation type is Ascii NonPrint
ftp> close
221 Quit command received. Goodbye.
ftp> quit
# 2  
Old 08-04-2007
ftp <<EOF 2>&1 >/tmp/ftp.output
# 3  
Old 05-06-2009
If you want to capture ALL the output, not only errors, give the

ftp <<EOF 2>&1 >/tmp/ftp.output


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