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Old 12-01-2005, 03:21 AM   #1
yuva_mca
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shell script to check ftp communication


Hi,

I need the script which suppose to check the ftp communication. script has to execute 3 times daily and script suppose to login to ftp server using username with password. If ftp works also it has to send the mail and even if it is fail also it suppose to send the mail. I have wrote the below script, while executing this script it is asking the password manually. But the password is not taking which we mention in the script. Please suggest the same or write the script and let me. It would be great help for me.

Thanks
Yuva

ftp script:-

ftp<<**
open 192.1.1.1
anonymous
ls
**

Last edited by yuva_mca; 12-01-2005 at 03:24 AM.
 
Old 12-01-2005, 03:35 AM   #2
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You can use your script with a regular user, creating the file .netrc in the user's homedir (~/.netrc), with the following contents:
Code:
machine  192.1.1.1
login    usename
password user-passwd
 
Old 12-01-2005, 07:15 AM   #3
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This works for me:

Code:
#!/bin/sh
/bin/ftp -n << "EOS"
open machine
user myuser mypass
cd remote_dir
lcd local_dir
get "file"
EOS
 
  


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