Need Advice for FTP in .NET 4.0: Xceed for FTP or FTPWebRequest

Posted on 2011-04-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I support a 1.1 class that makes FTP calls use Xceed for FTP (version 3.2.6563.0).

I will be upgrading that same class to .NET 4.0.

I know a few of my options for ftp is to:
1.  Use the .NET 4.0 version of Xceed for FTP
2.  Use a different 3rd party tool
3.  Use System.Net.FTPWebRequest

I am looking for advice to see how easy and reliable option 3 is.  I have read that connectivity can be problematic for multiple requests.  Can anyone lend some words of advice on this?
Thank you!
Question by:ToolTimeGang
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    Accepted Solution

    3rd party components are mostly more powerful than the built in controls. But the best way I think is to test it yourself based on your needs.


    Author Comment

    That is a very good point!  Thank you!  I will do just that.
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    Expert Comment

    Glad to help :-)

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