Some more ideas on Scripting FTP

Here's a versatile little ftp script.

There is always more than one way to skin a cat, as they say...Here's a versatile little ftp script. #!/bin/ksh

-x # set up variables LCD="/tmp" # local directory, to put patch LOGIN="anonymous" PASS="tmando@iname.com" DIR=/hp-ux_patches/s700_800/11.X PATCH="PHSS_number"

rm /tmp/batchftp.err
rm /tmp/batchftp.log

cd $LCD

/usr/bin/ftp -v -n >> /tmp/batchftp.log 2>> /tmp/batchftp.err < open ftp.itrc.hp.com
user $LOGIN $PASS
binary
cd $DIR
get $PATCH
quit
EOD

This was first published in January 2002

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