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1. create a script file :

  1. open
  2. user mylogin mypasswd
  3. lcd /my/local/dir
  4. put myfile
  5. bye
  6. quit

2. call the script :

ftp -inv < script &[/code] 3. that's all.

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  1. ole says:

    thanks..that helped !

  2. Thanks. That solved my problem. I had tried "ftp

  3. antz says:

    You may consider using "expect" for automating ftp, telnet etc.

  4. Ozh says:

    Antz » indeed, didn't know this, and it looks rather nice and simple to use. Thanks for the suggestion.

  5. dbuska says:

    how to use ftp behind proxy ftp or firewall, please give me the sample script. Thanks.

  6. Alfred Tong says:

    Yeah that works but to put it inside of a script, this is the solution:)

    ftp -ivn <<EOL
    open FTP_SERVER
    lcd /path/to/file
    put file

  7. joe donner says:

    nice one. very helpful. thanks for sharing.

  8. Rohit says:

    simplest solution I found so far.. I'm an iSeries admin and know peanuts about Linux. I need to setup a small demo which involves FTP between various servers.. out of all soutions I came across this was the best for my purpose! Thanks a ton!!

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