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  <SAFTP/>    
 
 
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The FTP tag offers a developer access to remote file systems through the FTP protocol. It allows such operations as CONNECT, DISCONNECT, GET DIRectory, CURRENT DIRectory, CHANGE DIRectory, MAKE DIRectory, REMOVE DIRectory, REMOVE FILE, RENAME, PUT FILE, PUT DATA, GET FILE and GET DATA. All operations operate on local absolute paths.

Directory listing returns a table containing the following columns;
TYPE (d,-,l), OWNER, PERM (permissions rwxrwxrwx), NAME, SIZE, DATE, GROUP, OCTPERM (777)
 
Attributes:
NAME variable (return value)
CONNECTION name of connection; supports connection re-use
SERVER server to connect to
PORT server port (default is 21)
PASSIVE passive FTP mode; "yes" or "no" (default is "no")
ACTION
CONNECT (default)   NAME contains "Success"; else error message
DISCONNECTNAME contains "Success"; else error message
GETDIR NAME contains directory listing; else error message
CURRENTDIRNAME contains directory name; else error message
CHANGEDIR NAME contains "Success"; else error message
MAKEDIR NAME contains "Success"; else error message
REMOVEDIR NAME contains "Success"; else error message
REMOVEFILENAME contains "Success"; else error message
RENAME NAME contains "Success"; else error message
PUTFILE NAME contains "Success"; else error message
PUTDATA NAME contains "Success"; else error message
GETFILE NAME contains "Success"; else error message
GETDATA NAME contains retrieved data; else error message
SOURCE source of operation
DEST destination of operation

 
The following are examples of FTP;
 
<!--- Default ACTION is "connect" (path can be included) --->
<SAFTP NAME=ftp SERVER="10.0.0.1" USERNAME="a" PASSWORD="b"
    CONNECTION="one">

<!--- get the directory listing --->
<SAFTP CONNECTION="one" ACTION="getdir" NAME=ftp1>

<!--- change directory (could be absolute) --->
<SAFTP CONNECTION="one" ACTION="changedir" SOURCE="someRemoteDir/subDir">

<!--- get a file and store locally --->
<SAFTP CONNECTION="one" ACTION="getfile" SOURCE="remoteFile.data"
    DEST="C:\localFile.data">

<!--- get the directory listing --->
<SAFTP CONNECTION="one" ACTION="getdir" NAME=ftp2>

<!--- get remote data and store in variable --->
<SAFTP NAME=ftp3 CONNECTION="one" ACTION="getdata" SOURCE="remoteFile.data">

<!--- retrieve the current directory --->
<SAFTP NAME=ftp4 CONNECTION="one" ACTION="currentdir">





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