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Old 11-29-2006
Ftping through unix script

Hi all,

I am trying to write a script to connect to remote host and ftp some files there.
The problem i am facing is,I dont know how to specify username and password for remote host through scripting.
and even if i am able to connect to remote host,then how should i execute
commands like mput etc through unix scripting.

Please do suggest me, how to write the code for the same.

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Old 11-29-2006
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# 3  
Old 11-30-2006
#Try the following script

cd /usr/Fax

a=`echo $p\_1\.txt`
b=`echo $q\_1\.txt`
quote USER $USER
cd post
lcd /usr/Fax/
prompt off

put $a $b
exit 0
# 4  
Old 11-30-2006
Thanks Girish!!
I am able to connect to remote host and also able to ftp the files there.
The problem that now i am facing is i want to take the count of files ftped.

I have taken the count on local host, say in var1 before ftping.
Now i want to take the count on remote host ,say in var2 and want to compare both of them to ensure successful ftp of all the files.

Still i am not able to determine the scope of these variables and also how to get value in var2.

Looking forward for help,
# 5  
Old 11-30-2006
This might help you.

I still have a few things to add, but it does work in its current form.
You just need to make sure you have the .sent and .receiving directories on both servers.
# 6  
Old 11-30-2006
Hi ...

Please try the below script ..

cd /home/user
ftp -n 111.222.333.444 <<EOT
quote user unixuser
quote pass unixuserpass
cd /TEST
put test.txt

As far unix is concerned you can do ftp to a windows machines ...In the above script if you find any prob please come up with ...

# 7  
Old 12-01-2006
FTP script

This might help

ftp -nv $HOST <<EOF1

lcd $target_dir

cd $source_int_dir
get $file_name



here store your user id ,password and file name in variables which you will ftping to the remote server denoted by $HOST

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