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Old 01-15-2006, 08:32 PM   #1
ishcoleobo
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FTP Command


Is there any way to automatically insert commands into an FTP screen? For example...

I want to have a script that will gather information and upload it to an FTP site every day. I have found the Macro command... but that still requires you to type... I want this to be automatic.

For example. In windows... in the FTP command. You can use the args...

'ftp -s:filename.txt ftp.ftpsite.org'

It will connect to ftp.ftpsite.org... and then put in all of the commands listed in filename.txt.

So if filename.txt looked like....
-------------------
ftpuser
ftppass
del document.txt
put C:\document.txt document.txt
-------------------

It would do all of those commands... without a user ever touching it. Any help?
 
Old 01-15-2006, 08:41 PM   #2
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There are lots of tools that do this, I like kermit scripting.
You could also write your program in C and use the curl library.
 
Old 01-15-2006, 08:41 PM   #3
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I've found ncftp does some basic stuff like that. Using ncftpput, you can put c:\document.txt and give it an option to automatically overwrite, so you don't have to delete it.
 
  


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