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Re: [vox-tech] FTPing in a script
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Re: [vox-tech] FTPing in a script

I set up a .netrc in ~ with the following:

  machine   machine_name
  login     login_id
  password  something_secret

...then I don't need to authenticate through the script at all.

Check netrc(5).


Jay Strauss wrote:
> Is there anyway to ftp within a shell script.  I can't make it past the
> login.  for example:
> #!/usr/bin/ksh
> ftp lawprd01<<EOF
> jstrauss
> password
> > ./tmp
> Password:Name (lawprd01:jstrauss):
> Login incorrect.
> Login failed.
> ?Invalid command
> Jay Strauss
> jjstrauss@yahoo.com

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