WinINET problem with ports > 32767

Hi.
I would list all folders on a FTP server but the port of it is bigger then 32767 so I can't connect to it. I would solve it now by connecting to the server via Winsock. Could anyone tell me how I can list all folders (in a ListBox) on a server with Winsock?
Or have someone a solution for the port problem with WinINET?

Thank you for your support!
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Dang123Commented:

http://www.vbip.com/ 

has a number of tutorials including

http://www.vbip.com/protocols/ftp/vb-ftp-client-library/tutorials/tutorial-03.asp

which looks like it may be what you want.
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barteltmAuthor Commented:
Sorry. But the samples dosn't work with port 39000 (in my example).
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dc197Commented:
Well use the standard FTP port of 21 then???
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barteltmAuthor Commented:
I havn't the control over the server.
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NeXusCommented:
The winsock control only accepts an integer for the port number,
so using this control will never work.

You either need to use something like C for better sockets control or ....
use IE as the transport, in VB use a webbrowser control and parse the output from the ftp site...

Here is a simplified html based solution, no error trapping added.

make a new project with 1 form,
add a control reference to microsoft internet controls,
draw a webbrowser on it

paste this code into the forms code area, change the variables and hit F5,
you'll have to parse the text from the document complete event,

'==============================================

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Dim port As Long
    port = 39000
    username = "username"
    password = "password"
    host = "www.myftpserver.com"
   
    fp = FreeFile
    Open "c:\x.html" For Output As fp
    Print #fp, "<script>document.location = 'ftp://" & username & ":" & password & "@" & host & ":" & port & "';</script>"
    Close fp
    WebBrowser1.Navigate "c:\x.html"
End Sub

Private Sub WebBrowser1_DownloadComplete()
    MsgBox WebBrowser1.Document.body.innerHTML
End Sub

'==============================================

Have fun!
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