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Seeking basics of batch (DCL) and FTP?

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The Question is:

I am running UCX on my VAX and I am trying to write a batch to run over night
 without user intervention. I need to start ftp, connect, login, and put a file
 on a unix server. Can I do this? If so can you help me?

The Answer is :

  Assuming you have TCP/IP Services V4.2 (and ECO) installed on your
  OpenVMS VAX V6.2 system -- these releases are comparatively old and
  should be upgraded to more recent versions -- please consider use
  of the following DCL command:
    COPY /FTP from to
  There are various examples of COPY/FTP included in the OpenVMS
  documentation, and there are various examples and pointers to DCL
  information included in the OpenVMS documentation and here in the
  Ask The Wizard area.

answer written or last revised on ( 17-SEP-2001 )

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