automate ftp tranfer

Posted on 2009-02-23
Last Modified: 2013-06-03
I need to FTP files on a nightly and weekly basis to a FTP site.  The FTP site is password protected.  Can I use Windows builtin FTP to automate this at midnight every night?  Anyone got any other free programs they would recommend to do this.  Thanks,

Question by:bhgewilson
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    Hi bhgewilson

    This is the free version of CuteFTP try this out and let me know how you go!


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    Thanks for the spyware on this one but I really want an easy script based FTP that I can run via command line very easiily.
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    Try this (some are freeware others are not):
    Good luck!
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    [b]All of the following was taken from[/b]

    There are actually numerous ways to do that. If your script is complex, I'd use use Perl Net::FTP or Kermit.


    You can also use "here" files fpr simple cases:

     ftp -n $HOST <<-EOF
     cd /wherever
     prompt off
     mget '*'

    [b]Edit:[/b] Attribution added by Modulus_Twelve.
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