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# 1  
Old 01-24-2008
How to download an attachment of a document

Hi,
I have a metalink note. The note has got a zip file attached to it. What I need, is to write a shell script, to download the zip file alone, engrossed in the metalink document. I just have the web access to metalink and not the unix access to the metalink server to do a ftp, sftp, etc.

The link to the zip file is like:
https://metalink.oracle.com/cgi-bin/...16699.1:script

Through browser (IE), when i click the link, it popups a download window and Im able to save the zip file. Is it possible to write a shell script to automatically download the zip file to my unix machine??
# 2  
Old 01-24-2008
does wget help?
# 3  
Old 01-25-2008
Thanks Yogesh.. but wget works fine only if we specify a physical location of the file like https://metalink.oracle.com/metalink...ealthCheck.zip

but when we supply
https://metalink.oracle.com/cgi-bin/...16699.1:script

its not working fine!!

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