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Download a  folder using ftp to my local machine in c#

Posted on 2009-06-30
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I am able to download single file from folder by giving name statically ,But i am looking for downloading all files in ftpserver folder(source) to local folder path( Destination).

i.e.. if ftp server folder have 3 xml files in it,i want to copy all 3 xml files to my local machine on button click with out giving name of the files..........

           
protected void btnDownloadFile_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e) 
        {
 
            FtpWebRequest myFtpWebRequest;
            FtpWebResponse myFtpWebResponse;
            StreamWriter myStreamWriter;
            myFtpWebRequest = (FtpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create("ftp://XXXXXXXXXXX.com/connection.txt");
            myFtpWebRequest.Credentials = new NetworkCredential("username", "password");
            myFtpWebRequest.Method = WebRequestMethods.Ftp.DownloadFile;
            myFtpWebRequest.UseBinary = true;
            myFtpWebResponse = (FtpWebResponse)myFtpWebRequest.GetResponse();
            myStreamWriter = new StreamWriter(("C:\\test\\connection.txt"));
            myStreamWriter.Write((new StreamReader(myFtpWebResponse.GetResponseStream()).ReadToEnd()));
            myStreamWriter.Close();
            lblMsg .Text = myFtpWebResponse.StatusDescription;
            myFtpWebResponse.Close();
 
       }

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This post from Microsoft shows how you can list the directory contents. You can use that with the  code you already have to download all files in the driectory; http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms229716.aspx
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Thanks Abel!
I am able to do this using the above link and some research. After getting the file list, I binded this list(file names) to a grid view and allowed the user to select a file name. I downloaded all the files that were selected using this filename.
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