ecaccess-file-get(1) Download an ECaccess File


ecaccess-file-get -version|-help|-manual

ecaccess-file-get [-debug] [-progress] [-offset number] [-bufsize length] source-ecaccess-file [target-local-file]


Allow downloading the source-ecaccess-file. If no target-local-file is specified then the source-ecaccess-file name is used.

The source-ecaccess-file is in the form [domain:][/user-id/]path. Please read the ``Shell commands -> File Management'' section of the ``ecaccess'' guide for more information on the ECaccess File System.


The name of the Source ECaccess File.
target-local-file (optional)
The name of the Target Local File.


Provide a progress meter on the standard terminal, allowing to monitor the file transmission in real-time. The progress bar is removed from the terminal when the transmission is done. This option is not supported and ignored on Windows platforms.
-offset number
Every open file has an associated file offset, which determines where the next read operation will start. This number is set to 0 by default.
-bufsize length
Specify the length of the buffer (in bytes) which is used to download the file. The larger the buffer the smaller the number of http/s requests. By default a buffer of 1048576 bytes (1MB) is used.
Display version number and exits.
Print a brief help message and exits.
Prints the manual page and exits.
-retry count
Number of SSL connection retries per 5s to ECMWF. This parameter only apply to the initial SSL connection initiated by the command to the ECMWF server. It does not apply to all the subsequent requests made afteward as it is mainly targeting errors that can happen from time to time during the SSL handshake. Default is no retry.
Display the SOAP and SSL messages exchanged.


ecaccess-file-get -progress bin/a.out

Download the a.out File in the $HOME/bin directory of the authenticated user. The Target File Name is a.out. A progress bar is displayed during the transmission.