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Old 08-15-2006, 02:58 PM   #1
dallasapollo
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How do I implement an ftp pull?


I'm trying to integrate a non-standard (i.e. non-RSS) XML feed onto a web app deployed on Red Hat, written in Perl and Javascript. The publisher is making the feed available for an ftp pull to the local server - no URL feed, unfortunately. I've never done an ftp pull and I've never used linux. I'm so ashamed.

More specifically, do I code this in Perl? Will this take a 3rd party ftp app? Is there a Red Hat utility I can configure to pull a file from a remote server and copy it to a local directory?

Where do I start? (Please be gentle - I bruise easy.) And thanks in advance.
 
Old 08-15-2006, 03:20 PM   #2
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It is relatively simple matter in perl, and since the rest of the app is in perl, it probably makes sense to stick with that.

This should get you started: http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=perl+ftp+module

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