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Using VB 2005 .NET to connect to a FTP

Posted on 2011-03-10
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We have a user that is constantly connected to a FTP download and uploading importing files.

We are developing an app that will copy-to and copy-from the files this user needs.  What we need is to program the FTP connection.  How can we setup via VB 2005 code a simple FTP connection to see how it works? (if works all ok, we'll incorporate it to the copy-to/copy-from apps).

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this code will let you upload a file on an ftp server.
i hope it will help u


' set up request...
        Dim clsRequest As System.Net.FtpWebRequest = _
            DirectCast(System.Net.WebRequest.Create("ftp://ftp.myserver.com/test.txt"), System.Net.FtpWebRequest)
        clsRequest.Credentials = New System.Net.NetworkCredential("myusername", "mypassword")
        clsRequest.Method = System.Net.WebRequestMethods.Ftp.UploadFile

        ' read in file...
        Dim bFile() As Byte = System.IO.File.ReadAllBytes("C:\Temp\test.txt")

        ' upload file...
        Dim clsStream As System.IO.Stream = _
            clsRequest.GetRequestStream()
        clsStream.Write(bFile, 0, bFile.Length)
        clsStream.Close()
        clsStream.Dispose()
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