Subject Re: FTP
From Mervyn Bick <invalid@invalid.invald>
Date Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:02:23 +0200
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 2018-09-12 10:47 PM, Al Acker wrote:
> Just curious what you guys are using to FTP from within dBASE... have a client requesting it.  Didn't see a cc in the lib.
> Thanks,
>     Al

Now there's voice from the past. :-)

Hi Al, long time no see. Where have you been?

There used to be a file in the dUFLP but this has fallen by the
wayside.  It used the built-in Window FTP command but this is very

You could build a script file incorporating the FTP commands and then
run that using runHidden() form miscapi.prg in the dUFLP.  This is,
however, probably not a good idea as FTP itself is prone to security
attacks and Windows doesn't offer native FTPS or SFTP protocols.

Your best bet is one of the many activeX tools available.  Not all
activeX controls work well with dBASE but those from Marshallsoft are
well thought of.