fetch / wget problem
toomas.aas at raad.tartu.ee
Wed Dec 17 12:07:56 PST 2003
> From: "Micheal Patterson" <micheal at tsgincorporated.com>
> Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 12:59:03 -0600
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Toomas Aas" <toomas.aas at raad.tartu.ee>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 12:38 PM
> > I think that firewalls are configured correctly, because I can
> > successfully get the file manually, using the 'ftp' command.
> > However, when I try this command:
> > fetch ftp://user.name:firstname.lastname@example.org/directory/file.ext
> > I get an error message:
> > I also tried wget, which succeeds to connect, but then, no matter what
> > I do, insists on using passive mode.
> You may be able to do this with a .netrc in the user folder that's running
> the script.
Thanks for the idea, perhaps it would work. But considering that the
filename to be downloaded is not fixed but needs to be passed to the
script as a parameter, I think that it's easier to use CURL (as I wrote
yesterday). Otherwise I would need to dynamically modify the .netrc
Toomas Aas | toomas.aas at raad.tartu.ee | http://www.raad.tartu.ee/~toomas/
* Don't use no double negatives.
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