FTP automation script

Need script in  windows batch or WSH.

FTP all files in predefined local directory,
to corresponding directory on remote server.

Directory on remote server  needs to be created if it does not exists, or copy to existing one if directory exists on remote server.
After transfer need to log summary - files in local directory, files in remote directory,
Can not install any 3-d party ftp programs on the server.

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Lara FEAAsked:
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Bill PrewConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Here's how to pass the remote folder name in as a command line parm to the script.

There's no easy way to check the existence of a remote folder in FTP, so I just added a line to always try to create it.  If it already exists it will display a warning and then do the rest of the transfer. If it doesn't exist it will create it.

@echo off
setlocal

REM Get destination folder path from command line
if "%~1" NEQ "" (
  set DestPath=%~1
) else (
  echo ERROR - Missing remote folder path.
  goto :EOF
)

REM FTP files to remote server
(echo open 10.x.x.x
echo user username 
echo password
echo lcd c:\temp
echo mkdir %DestPath%
echo cd %DestPath%
echo bin
echo mput *.*
echo quit
) | ftp -n -i > log.txt

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Bill PrewCommented:
Some good discussion on FTP automation here:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/MS_DOS/Q_27272929.html

That being said, I think a BAT script something like this should do the job.  The log file will show all files that were transferred.  If you want another full listing of the files you can use the LS and DIR subcommands at the end of the ftp commands.

@echo off
(echo open 10.x.x.x
echo user username 
echo password
echo lcd c:\temp
echo mkdir /destination/path
echo cd /destination/path
echo bin
echo mput *.*
echo quit
) | ftp -n -i > log.txt

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Lara FEAAuthor Commented:
Directory name is different - can it be parameter.
How I validate if directory exists on remote server
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