Checksum via FTP???

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at
Sat Sep 10 15:53:39 EDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 10:28 PM, J. Landman Gay  wrote:

> On 9/9/11 6:08 PM, Roger Eller wrote:
>  Could I also do something like this:   (I probably should try it)
>> get URLencode(md5digest(URL ("ftp://user:pass@"&   pFilePath)))   ?
> I get it now. I tried FTP file retrieval a while back and had variable
> luck, I think it depends on how your server is set up. The details have
> faded now, but I think I was able to retrieve files by FTP as long as they
> weren't in the web directory. If you can put your file outside of
> public_html on the server it might work.
> --
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
> HyperActive Software           |

I am pleased as punch to report that THIS DOES WORK with an FTP path.  It
sure beats having to compute and store the md5digest in a separate file for
each downloadable file on the server.  Thanks for the suggestions.

get URLencode(md5digest(URL ("ftp://user:pass@" & pFilePath)))


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