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
    

    COPYRIGHT

    The Cooperative Computing Tools are Copyright (C) 2003-2004 Douglas Thain and Copyright (C) 2005-2011 The University of Notre Dame. This software is distributed under the GNU General Public License. See the file COPYING for details.

    SEE ALSO

  • Cooperative Computing Tools Documentation
  • Chirp User Manual
  • chirp(1)
  • chirp_status(1)
  • chirp_fuse(1)
  • chirp_get(1)
  • chirp_put(1)
  • chirp_stream_files(1)
  • chirp_distribute(1)
  • chirp_benchmark(1)
  • chirp_server(1)
  • chirp_server_hdfs(1)

  • CCTools 4.1.4rc5 released on 04/10/2014