Telnet and file Copy/Delete Problem

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# 8  
Old 01-10-2002
o...i did put the "init"...
some mis-typing in the forum..
but nothing happened to my files....
dunno yy...

should i put
mget usr/biglemon/*

mget usr/biglemon/*.c
as the above reply....
# 9  
Old 01-10-2002
What does the output show when you type: ftp other_host? Paste the output.
# 10  
Old 01-10-2002
i have only 1 sever to ftp...
so cannot try...

also ...
i use ftp -n host
to ftp ....
is that correct....??

but when i ftp to the server i get

$ ftp -n host
Connected to host
220 st2ast FTP server (Version 2.1WU(1)+SCO-2.6.1+-sec) ready.
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.
# 11  
Old 01-10-2002
Now there you are!!! Why are you using the -n switch, which direct ftp not to use the .netrc file. Your command should be like: ftp host
# 12  
Old 01-10-2002
then i will get this

220 st2ast FTP server (Version 2.1WU(1)+SCO-2.6.1+-sec) ready.
Error - .netrc file not correct mode.
Remove password or correct mode.
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.
# 13  
Old 01-10-2002
Type this:
chmod 600 $HOME/.netrc
Let me know if this worked.
# 14  
Old 01-10-2002
the .netrc file become

OOooo....yes...that's works....and log me in...
Thanks so much shaik

just wondering where will the imported file goes to....??
i can't find that...
should i add anything to give a destination ??

anyway ......really thanks so much

Last edited by biglemon; 01-10-2002 at 05:33 AM..
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