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Re: hello who can help a newbie "me" with a perl file?...

by talexb (Canon)
on Nov 16, 2013 at 16:00 UTC ( #1062907=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to hello who can help a newbie "me" with a perl file?...

We can help you with the Perl part, but the rest I think you're going to have to figure out yourself.

To run a task every 20 minutes you'll probably want to use cron; and you can use Perl's Net::Ftp module to connect to your ftp server, delete and upload files.

If this is coursework, perhaps there are notes or a text book that you can consult.

Good luck!

Alex / talexb / Toronto

Thanks PJ. We owe you so much. Groklaw -- RIP -- 2003 to 2013.

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