April wrote: > Below are the steps I need to > accomplish, which I would like to completely automate. Can anyone > recommend an ftp program capable of this? I also have a linux box > available, but little shell scripting experience, if anyone wants to > point me in that direction. You say you have a linux box *available*, but what box are the server and log files on? As people have alluded to, there are ways to do this with both DOS or Unix shell scripting, using just the command line FTP that comes with both. That would be a simpler solution than bringing in another package. Let me know which OS you want to use and I might have some examples around that could help you. - John -- This message may contain information which is private, privileged or confidential and is intended solely for the use of the individual or entity named in the message. If you are not the intended recipient of this message, please notify the sender thereof and destroy / delete the message. Neither the sender nor Sappi Limited (including its subsidiaries and associated companies) shall incur any liability resulting directly or indirectly from accessing any of the attached files which may contain a virus or the like.