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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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