Topic "Excluding Sub Directories from a PUT script"

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gsgnrant

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Good afternoon,

Thanks for all the wonderful info already in this forum. I am new to scripting and have found it to be a wealth of knowledge. I have been banging my head to get this simple script working, pretty sure I am not using the syntax correct. I would like to capture all text files 1 day or less in age beginning with EDI in a local directory and upload them to a remote directory. The issue is I can get the put command to ignore all sub directories of the local source and I don't have create privileges on the remote FTP. Here is what I have working fine for a similar directory that does not have any sub directories. This is the working script for the folder without sub directories (I am capturing .dat files in this one

put -nopermissions -nopreservetime -filemask="EDI*.dat>=1D" \\LOCAL_DIRECTORY /REMOTE_DIRECTORY

I have tried the following for the folder whose sub-directories need to be ignored

put -nopermissions -nopreservetime -filemask="EDI*.txt>=1D| */" \\LOCAL_DIRECTORY /REMOTE_DIRECTORY
put -nopermissions -nopreservetime -filemask=""EDI*.txt>=1D| */"" \\LOCAL_DIRECTORY /REMOTE_DIRECTORY

Thanks
Scott
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This looks good:
gsgnrant wrote:
put -nopermissions -nopreservetime -filemask="EDI*.txt>=1D| */" \\LOCAL_DIRECTORY /REMOTE_DIRECTORY


Just make sure both the \\LOCAL_DIRECTORY and the /REMOTE_DIRECTORY are terminated with (back)slashes.

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