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  Asked By: Durril    Date: Apr 12    Category: Asp.net    Views: 1485

Are there any .NET FTP options available? Are there any
commercial/open source FTP products for Windows Server 2003? I'd like
to have the ability to have a web page execute FTP files transfers.



9 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Neil Turner     Answered On: Apr 12

Specifically, what are you trying to do? Do you want to provide a link lke
ftp://ftp.server.com/filename.ext? Or do you want to initiate a file download
from the web server  using the ftp  protocol?

Answer #2    Answered By: Katrina Edwards     Answered On: Apr 12

I want to fetch/put files to/from the web server  machine via FTP,
triggered by/through a web page. I don't want to initiate FTP
transfers to visitors.

Answer #3    Answered By: Eddie Austin     Answered On: Apr 12

There do not seem to be any FTP related classes built into the framework.
If there is a way to do what he is asking, I would be interested in learning
how myself.

Answer #4    Answered By: Antonio Dunn     Answered On: Apr 12

The Code Project has a posting about this that might be a good start...


Also, www.vbip.com <http://www.vbip.com> has a lot of internet programming
articles -- mostly in classic vb - but they're starting to get more info
covering vb.net.

Answer #5    Answered By: Holly Brown     Answered On: Apr 12

How do I use the
project files? I don't have VS .NET. Do I need to compile them in VS
.NET? If so, can I get someone to compile them for me (if legal)? I
don't to violate any license agreements or break any laws.

Are there any other "cool" .NET classes out there a newbie should know about?

Answer #6    Answered By: Maliha Malik     Answered On: Apr 12

I'm I missing something? Are you saying you want to make it a two step process
in stead of one: Step one, get the file from the ftp  server to the web server;
Step two, send the file to the client pc from the web server. Instead of a
single step of the client clicking on a link that downloads directly from the
ftp server.

Answer #7    Answered By: Edward Jones     Answered On: Apr 12

No, I'm not saying that. I want the server  to execute ftp  actions
that are independent of any visitor/client. For instance, I want to
send a file on the web server to an ftp server(s) using a web

But something like you mentioned could be useful when a visitor has
no FTP capabilities or FTP ports are blocked, etc..Have the web
server fetch files and make them available via http download.

Answer #8    Answered By: Lewis Welch     Answered On: Apr 12

You need to download both of the zips from the posting -- if you unzip them
into the same directory - they should extract proper-like so you can open
kcommon.sln & it'll open both projects. As for using the code - you'll need
to build the kcommon dll into an assembly - which you can then refer to
using the "using KCommon.Net.FTP;" statement in your code. This example
shows the object being used in a c# windows  form - but I belive you can use
it in a web form too - but I'm not positive about that as I'm also a .net
newbiean. If you download the .net SDK you can compile the project into an
assembly at the command prompt -- and the sdk's free so I'd assume there's
no license agreements for someone to send you a compiled assembly of the
project. If you'd like that - lemme know & I can attach that to a direct
delivered email.

Answer #9    Answered By: Mike Stephens     Answered On: Apr 12

I would very much appreciate it if you would email me a compiled assembly.

I know it's asking a lot, but I would also be appreciative if you
could explain how to compile it at the command prompt using the SDK,
if it's not too inconvenient. I've been using the SDK and I found the
compiling instructions, But I don't quite understand how it would
work in this case.

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