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Old 12-17-2012, 01:08 AM   #1
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HOW to create a bash script to download FTP?

Hi friends ...
I will make a bash script to donwload the file *. zipped through FTP.
FTP Serever:
username: "username"
password: "password"

in the FTP directory there are several folders according to the day, such as Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

how to create a bash script to download the *. zipped by the name of the day is in the FTP directory?

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Old 12-17-2012, 01:52 AM   #2
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You don't really need a script, or at least not a long one. The following would work in bash:
wget --user=yourusername --password=yourpassword$(date +"%A")/*.zip
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