FTPing VMS to Unix

Christoph Gartmann GARTMANN at IMMUNBIO.MPG.DE
Tue Oct 24 06:21:42 EST 1995


> We are making a transition from GCG on Vax/VMS to GCG on UNIX.
> People will be wanting to transfer files. 
> This is fairly easy with FTP, but it would be nice to preserve
> directory structures, especially Fragment Assembly Projects.
> I suppose one could write a command file on VMS to do this, 
> but by the time I did that, I could do everyone's files for them.
> Suggestions and/or command files/scripts would be welcome.

Write a small command file that will zip all the files of a user and
ftp them to the UNIX box. One command file for all the users is enough,
each user should call it himself.

On the UNIX side a simple unzip will recreate the whole structure.

   Christoph Gartmann

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