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Using FTP on the 400

Frosty the Coder

Legendary Poster
I have a requirement to use FTP to GET from a windows folder.
I have, manually, been able to run the FTP steps, and the desired file ends up in the desired library.

PROGRAMATICALLY, I won't know the name of the file to GET, so I'm trying to do a "DIR disk" or a "LS disk".
I get message 200 "Port command successful", followed by 550 "The system cannot find the file specified".

Per the documentation, the "disk" sub-command should cause FTP to create ftp.diroutput in my current library.
I'm not seeing that happen.

SO, as I wander off to google for answers, I'm asking my JDEList-friends to think about what I'm doing wrong.

(I'm having other issues when doing the MANUAL ftp, but I'm limiting myself to one hurdle at a time).

THANKS.
Frosty
 

TerryWin

Well Known Member
Are you able to view the folder and its contents on the Windows box?

What is the exact command your trying to use?

It should look something like the following: LS FolderName (DISK
 

Frosty the Coder

Legendary Poster
Terry,

Thanks for the response.
I somehow managed to get the LSOUTPUT file that the "LS (disk" sub-command promised me.

I THINK I got lucky when I did a CHGCURLIB (mylib) prior to starting the FTP commands.

Best regards to you, your company, and the entire community of Greene, NY!
Frosty
 

TerryWin

Well Known Member
Yep...its best to have the current library set before starting FTP :)

Best to you and yours...have a nice week!
 
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