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

  • CHIRP_CLIENT_TICKETS Comma delimited list of tickets to authenticate with (same as -i).

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

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SEE ALSO

CCTools