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Old 06-28-2011, 06:22 PM   #1
gburton
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Resolving variables in an FTP session


I set a variable before entering the FTP session (vDate). Then it does not seem to resolve when I try to use it in the session as part of an mput command. $vDate resolves as an empty value. Can you point me in the right direction?

vDate=`TZ=GMT+24 date +%m-%d-%Y`
ftp -d -n server
quote USER u10004
quote PASS *****
prompt
cd outbound
mput /path/NetworkClick_2870_$vDate.log
bye
 
Old 06-28-2011, 06:28 PM   #2
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Echo the commands to a file then call the file with the define variable in it
 
  


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