FTP command line syntax

Gary Hayers gary at hayers.org
Tue Sep 28 08:13:23 PDT 2004

Steve Suhre wrote:
> I need to set up a cron job that will fetch a file using ftp and a 
> password. I've tried several versions of the commands as described in 
> the man page and the Auto-Fetch section but I'm getting an error that 
> makes me think I'm missing something...
> If I use the suggested syntax:
> ftp ftp://user:password@host/path

I needed the same sort of functionallity, found it with jmirror in 

Hope this helps


Gary Hayers

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