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Dear friend ,
I am going to create a customized ftp script . Scenario is stated below :
Suppose, I have two big size folder "test1" and "test2" . My mission is , Firstly i make those files as a "tar" file and then transfer the files to another machine using "ftp" protocol with time stamp facility (system date with time) .Script is :
Date=`date +%d%b%Y`.`date +%I`.`date +%M%p`
tar -cvf test1_$Date.tar test1
tar -cvf test2_$Date.tar test2
ftp -i -v -n 192.168.10.1 <<END_FTP
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It works fine . this script create the file Like " test1_01Jan2008.08.10AM.tar " and "test2_01Jan2008.08.10AM.tar"
Now my problem is :
suppose file1 and file2 take 2 minutes to make "tar" file like following way :
In this situation , After two minutes my system date goes to 08:12AM . So that my next two lines
"mput test2_$Date.tar" and "mput test2_$Date.tar" are not executed . Because at that moment system date is 08:12AM , which are not matched with previous two lines .
Here in this stage i need urs help . Can any body plz give me any suggestions ........Waiting for kind reply ...
Another Question ,
Is it possible to ftp more than one file together ? Like following :