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# copy files to a remote share requiring authentication # # This program demonstrates how to find a free drive letter # on the local machine, setting up the shared connection, # copying the file over and then tearing down the connection # afterwards. I hope this helps someone else save the two hours # it took me to gather all the loose ends together. # # copyright (c) David Landgren 2005 # # This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or # modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. use strict; use warnings; use Win32::NetResource qw/GetUNCName AddConnection CancelConnection/; use Win32API::File qw/ CopyFile fileLastError /; use constant SHARE_NAME => '\\\\remote_svr\\sharename'; # must use bac +kslashes use constant USER_NAME => 'myusername'; use constant PASSWORD => 'mysekretpassword'; my $drive; for my $letter ('g' .. 'z' ) { my $mapped; $drive = "$letter:"; GetUNCName( $mapped, $drive ); last if not $mapped; } my $share = { RemoteName => SHARE_NAME, LocalName => $drive, }; print "connecting $share->{RemoteName} to $share->{LocalName}\n"; if( not AddConnection( $share, PASSWORD, USER_NAME, 0 )) { die "connection error:\n", win32err(); } for my $file( @ARGV ) { print "copying $file\n"; CopyFile( $file, "$share->{LocalName}$file", 0 ) or print "\tfailed: " . fileLastError() . "\n"; } if( not CancelConnection( $share->{LocalName}, 0, 1 )) { print "disconnection error:\n", win32err(); } sub win32err { my $err; # Win32::GetError($err); -- bug spotted by puploki Win32::NetResource::GetError($err); Win32::FormatMessage($err); }

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