Article - CS333370

wget command does not allow download of PTC Product CDs from PTC Software Download Page

Modified: 06-Aug-2021   


Applies To

  • Windchill PDMLink 10.0 to 12.0

Description

  • wget command does not allow download of PTC Product CDs from PTC Software Download Page
  • wget is a command (Linux/UNIX) or an application (Windows) that retrieves content from web serves.
  • Its name derives from the World Wide Web and get (wget).
  • It supports downloading via HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP.
  • The below command however fails to download the expected CD:
    • wget https://esd.ptc.com/files/<Product_Category>/<zip file name>
      • Product Category can be for instance WNC (Windchill) or ENG (Creo Parametric)
      • <zip file name> is usually looking like MED-XXX-CD-XXX.zip
         
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