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ftp 123.456
Name: anonymous
Password: password
binary
cd 001
get mfile.d.Z

I need to write a script which performs above codes to retrieve data automatically.

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Here's a simple Python script:

#!/usr/bin/python

import ftplib

host = '127.0.0.1'
dir = '001'
filename = 'mdfile.d.z'

# connect

ftp = ftplib.FTP(host)

# login - anonymous by default
# use ftp.login("username", "password") if no anon access

ftp.login()

# change to desired dir

ftp.cwd(dir)

# fetch the file, and copy it to a file of the
# same name in the local pwd

with open(filename, 'wb') as local_file:
    ftp.retrbinary("RETR {}".format(filename), local_file.write) 
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  • I tried but it didn't work – deepblue_86 Jun 8 '15 at 19:52
  • Can you elaborate? "didn't work" is a pretty broad statement. – stevieb Jun 8 '15 at 19:54
  • my OS just freeze when I execute the script. Here the other way I tried, host='123.456' Name='anonymous' passw:'123456' ftp $host , from here everything is ok but I don't know how I can write Name within script – deepblue_86 Jun 8 '15 at 20:05

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