libUrlFtpCommand not working?
dcragg at lacscentre.co.uk
Tue Oct 15 03:50:04 CDT 2002
At 7:03 pm -1000 14/10/02, Sannyasin Sivakatirswami wrote:
>Goal: be able to move a file from one directory to another under ftp
>control with FTP command "mv"
>so, we try to take the new libURL syntax for a walk (thank you Dave Cragg!)
>result : 257 "/" is current directory
>so far so good; but, I can't get to first base with
>I should get a listing, but instead
>500 "LS" command not understood
>same for "cd public_html"
>500 "CD public_html" command not understood.
It seems to me it's working fine. It's telling you it doesn't
understand the commands you are sending. :)
To find what commands the server implements, set a log field using
libUrlSetLogField, and then send the ftp "HELP" command. The
commands should appear in the log between lines that start with 214.
As far as I know, neither MV or LS are standard ftp commands.
(Perhaps you need telnet and not ftp.)
Try sending "SITE HELP" to find out what specific "SITE" commands are
implemented. These commands not part of the FTP standard command set,
and are sent by using "SITE" followed by the command name. For
example, "SITE CHMOD 755"
You should probably refer to rfc 0959 or another FTP reference for
information about the commands.
But to move a file, put url <url_1> into url <url_2> should work. (A
bit heavy on the bandwidth perhaps.) And then delete the first file
with: delete url <url_1>
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