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Old 02-06-2008
Data capture ftp return code..PLZ HELP

Hi all,
i have written a code to ftp a file from one server to other.The ftp is happeneing successfully,but i am not able to capture the return code,to check if ftp has failed.

plz help me to find out the return code....this is urgent

below is the code i have written
Code:
#--------------------------------------------------------------------#
#Start the ftp session
#--------------------------------------------------------------------#
	ftp -n $DEST_HOSTS << END 
	quote user $LOGIN
	quote pass $PASSWORD
	cd $DEST_DIR
	ascii
	mput $SRC_FILE 
	END
	quit
     rc=$?
     echo "Return Code:$rc"
     if [ $rc -ne 0 ]
     then
        echo "$ScriptName: Error in ftp the file $SRC_FILE  to $DEST_HOSTS"
        exit 1
     fi
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------#

Thanks in Advance

Anju

Last edited by Yogesh Sawant; 04-03-2008 at 09:49 AM.. Reason: added code tags
# 2  
Old 02-06-2008
because this:
Code:
mput $SRC_FILE 
END
quit

needs to be this:
Code:
mput $SRC_FILE 
quit
END

with your code, i think "quit" is going to the shell, and since it's not a shell command, you get a nonzero return code, eevn when ftp is done. (its just that ur ftp process will lie there)

Last edited by Yogesh Sawant; 04-03-2008 at 09:46 AM.. Reason: added code tags
# 3  
Old 04-03-2008
Hi,

when i am trying to do this i am getting the following error

ftp -nv $hostname << END
quote user $UID
quote pass $pwd
binary
put $source_file
rc=$?
echo "Return Code:$rc"
if [ $rc -ne 0 ]
then
echo "$ScriptName: Error in ftp the file $SRC_FILE to $DEST_HOSTS"
exit 1
fi
quit
END


error------->220 $hostname FTP server (SunOS 5.8) ready.
331 Password required for $UID.
230 User $UID logged in.
200 Type set to I.
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
?Invalid command
221 Goodbye.
# 4  
Old 04-03-2008
ftp -nv $hostname << END
quote user $UID
quote pass $pwd
binary
put $source_file
quit
END

rc=$?
echo "Return Code:$rc"
if [ $rc -ne 0 ]
then
echo "$ScriptName: Error in ftp the file $SRC_FILE to $DEST_HOSTS"
exit 1
fi
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