Uploading files with LFTP by date

Posted on 2010-11-19
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
Every day my web server generates a series of files with the following format:
AA-BB-YYYYMMDD.txt. For example: CA-FR-20101119.txt

The generated files are being stored in a directory. Until now, I synchronize it with the remote server using mput -c, uploading any files that have changed. However, the files in the remote server are moved once uploaded, so each day the script upload all the files back again.

I need to upload (syncronize) only the current day files, but for the date in the filename.

I am using the following script:


# local directory to pickup files

# remote server directory to upload files

# login to remote server
mput -c ${FILES}

Thank you very much for your help.
Question by:cgarreta
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Author Comment

ID: 34222720
One way to simplify the question will be... Can I synchronize with the remote server only the current day files?
I don't know if it is possible using a LFTP command.
Thank you.

Author Comment

ID: 34276592
Thanks Jon. Could you delete this post or move it to the correct zone?

Accepted Solution

cgarreta earned 0 total points
ID: 34301770
Thank you. Finally I solve the problem moving the old files to another directory and sincronizing only the current day files.
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ID: 34308012
Can you post your exact solution for others to read?


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