[CentOS] Using shell variables inside the ftp client

Always Learning centos at u6.u22.net
Thu Jul 21 20:52:47 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-07-21 at 16:40 -0400, James B. Byrne wrote:

> I have a script that opens an ftp connection to a non-*nix system. 
> I desire to change directories on the host system using a shell
> variable to set the cd directory.  However, I cannot seem to
> discover how this is done.

Check the FTP configuration file on the remote server. There might be a
block to stop you moving-out of your log-on FTP directory.

VSFTP on Centos has this capability so too, I imagine, has other FTP

With best regards,


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