FTP via VBS script

Posted on 2006-10-25
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I have very basic knowledge of writing .vbs scripts.

I need a very basic script that will copy say all *.sql from a server to say c:\ftp on the PC it is been run on, i have no idea how to do this, but i need to do the following :

connect to the ftp server
with username & password
change into a certain directory say /etc/backup on the remote server
and then copy *.sql to c:\ftp

Can someone please provide me with an example.  Im sure this will be a few lines of code, but it knowing what.

Many Thanks
Question by:duncan320
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ID: 17804639
This is not a few lines of code, it is a little bit more involve. Are you using vb6?

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ID: 17804689
Here is a sample codes from Good place to get samples and they have few sample codes for FTP.

Author Comment

ID: 17805298
I was hoping to do it with a VBS script if i can.

Have tried the like given by lunchbyte but it wont let me download the file it says its invalid or corrupted.

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ID: 17807889
You can do this in a batch file
in your batch file add
FTP -s:ftpscript.txt ftpserver  ' ftpserver is your ftp server

in ftpscript.txt or whatever you want to name it put

cd /etc/backup
mget *.sql

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