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Old 11-09-2007
cron ftp job help

I am new to cron and am trying to set a cron job that will run everyday at 2 to go out to a server (via ftp with user name and password) and get a file and then bring it back to my sever. Below is what I have but it doesn't seem to be working. Any help would be appreciated.

cron command - will run everyday at 2

file named cron.txt (file contents)
HOST="ftp host name"

quote USER $USER
put $FILE
exit 0

Thanks for any advice.
# 2  
Old 11-09-2007
Originally Posted by bernfuss
get a file
put $FILE
# 3  
Old 11-09-2007
An eyeroll doesn't help, but can you point me in a direction that will help.

# 4  
Old 11-09-2007
You mean you say you want to get a file and yet your script says put?
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Old 11-09-2007
Thanks, I will change to get $FILE
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