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RE: gzip archives coming up invalid!



Steve Phillips <mailto:steve focb co nz>
    on Thursday, January 06, 2005 1:11 PM said:

> As a suggestion, it may pay to modify the script, use ssh shared key
> authentication and scp for the upload and md5sum the files both
> before the transfer and after the transfer on the remote system (scp
> is not really necessary but shared keys allow you to do things like..

[snip]

> quite easily to ensure that your files copied ok.)
> 
> Doing verification on the integrity of the archive before deleting the
> older versions is usually considered a good thing [tm]

Excellent idea except the remote machine is Windows and I know almost
nothing when it comes to writing shell scripts. This "script" was a feat
in itself.



Chris.



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