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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.

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

###############################
HOST='10.174.47.132'
USER='dbg\\azaveri-a'
PASSWD='Pass@word2'
cd /usr/Fax

a=`echo $p\_1\.txt`
b=`echo $q\_1\.txt`
ftp -n $HOST <<END_SCRIPT
quote USER $USER
quote PASS $PASSWD
cd post
bi
lcd /usr/Fax/
prompt off

put $a $b
quit
END_SCRIPT
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,
Thanks!
# 5  
Old 11-30-2006
This might help you.
https://www.unix.com/showpost.php?p=3...4&postcount=27

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.
Tornado
# 6  
Old 11-30-2006
Hi ...


Please try the below script ..

#!/bin/sh
cd /home/user
ftp -n 111.222.333.444 <<EOT
quote user unixuser
quote pass unixuserpass
binary
cd /TEST
put test.txt
quit
EOT



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 ...

Thanks,
Arun...
# 7  
Old 12-01-2006
FTP script

This might help

ftp -nv $HOST <<EOF1
user $FTP_ID $FTP_USR_PASSWD

lcd $target_dir

cd $source_int_dir
$TRANSFER_METHOD
get $file_name

quit



EOF1


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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