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Re: FTP Macro



On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 19:10, Chuck_Sterling wrote:
> Timothy Payne wrote:
> 
> > It will log in but not run the commands, I've tried all kinds of
> > changes
> > but the samples in my book and on the web say this should work.  I
> > just get ftp> after the login and it sits there taunting me.
> > 
> > machine mydomain.com login name password XXXXXX macdef macro-name
> > cd /backup
> > lcd /home/timothy/backup
> > put *.gz.gpg
> > quit
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Any ideas would stop me from pulling out my hair :-)
> > 
> > Tim...
> > 
> 
> If you're not using the .netrc file, you should have a look at how it's
> used. Once that is set up right, you can probably just echo the
> commands to ftp with a pipe. I haven't done this with Fedora or other
> Linux distributions, but do so routinely with Solaris...
> 
> Chuck

That is my .netrc file, the log in is fine it just won't do the macdef.

sorry about the double post but my mailer freaked out for some reason.


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