hget - command line tool alternative to FTP
HGET Main Page Here
- hget.bat is used to call hget.vbs with typical arguments.
- hget.vbs is the VBScript that will scan a web page for a regular expression, then download this
to a temporary directory and once finished, copy it to the intended directory.
- hget was originally designed to automate the download of anti-virus signatures after repeated attempts to configure a Cisco Pix firewall failed to allow FTP to work even in passive (literal PASV) mode, and as a means
to learn VBScript