Help on commands in sftp using BatchFile

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# 8  
This works on target host that is running(SunOS 5.10), Try it like this:
$ cat
sftp -b - -v -o BatchMode=yes user@host <<ENDSFTP
-mkdir test
cd /tmp
if [[ $rc != 0 ]]    then
    print "***Error occurred...$rc" `date "+%Y-%m-%d-%H.%M.%S"`
 print "***Successful transfer...$rc" `date "+%Y-%m-%d-%H.%M.%S"`

sftp> -mkdir test
Couldn't create directory: Failure
sftp> cd /tmp
sftp> pwd
Remote working directory: /tmp
sftp> quit
***Successful transfer...0 2013-01-12-11.33.50

Note: You will get the message(Couldn't create directory: Failure) if the directory already exists but it will not abort but continue with the next commands.
# 9  
Hi spacebar,

Thank you for your response, i've tried it and it still gives me an error:

$ ./test3.txt
No such file or directory (-).
***Error occurred...255 2013-01-13-20.51.19

# 10  
Post the script your using and the results of this command for both the source and target machine:
uname -a

# 11  
i've tried your script:

/usr/bin/sftp -b - -v -o BatchMode=yes <id>@<ip address> <<ENDSFTP
mkdir test
cd /test
if [[ $rc != 0 ]] then
echo "***Error occurred...$rc" `date "+%Y-%m-%d-%H.%M.%S"`
echo "***Successful transfer...$rc" `date "+%Y-%m-%d-%H.%M.%S"`

SunOS 5.10 Generic_144488-11 sun4v sparc SUNW,SPARC-Enterprise-T5220
SunOS u 5.9 Generic_122300-61 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V890
SunOS u 5.10 Generic_142909-17 sun4v sparc SUNW,T5240

Im not able to get for the target server :
sftp> uname -a
Invalid command.
# 12  
sftp is not shell. You cannot run uname in sftp. Try it in a shell
# 13  
Hi Corona688, spacebar and binlib,

I want to thank all of you for your inputs. I made some modification on the scripts and it is now working, i just create a permanent directory to the destination server and adjust the logname format so it will not be dependent on sftp version.



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