chirp_get(1)

NAME

chirp_get - get a single file from a Chirp server to local machine

SYNOPSIS

chirp_get [options] <hostname[:port]> <remotefile> <localfile>

DESCRIPTION

chirp_get is a tool for copying a single file from a Chirp server to local storage.

chirp_get is a quick and simple way to copy a remote file given <hostname[:port]> <path> and write it to a local file <localfile>

chirp_get also can stream data which can be useful in a shell pipeline.

OPTIONS

-a,--auth <flag>
Require this authentication mode.
-d,--debug <flag>
Enable debugging for this subsystem.
-t,--timeout <time>
Timeout for failure. (default is 3600s)
-i,--tickets <files>
Comma-delimited list of tickets to use for authentication.
-v, --version Show program version.
-h, --help Show help text.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

EXIT STATUS

On success, returns zero. On failure, returns non-zero.

EXAMPLES

To copy a single remote file using chirp_get:
% chirp_get server1.somewhere.edu /mydata/mydata.dat /tmp/mydata.dat
To get, while at the same time, untar a single remote archive file using chirp_get:
% chirp_get myhost.somewhere.edu /mydata/archive.tar.gz - | tar xvzf

COPYRIGHT

The Cooperative Computing Tools are Copyright (C) 2003-2004 Douglas Thain and Copyright (C) 2005-2015 The University of Notre Dame. This software is distributed under the GNU General Public License. See the file COPYING for details.

SEE ALSO


CCTools 6.1.1 FINAL from source released on