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From "Tony Cooke" <Tony.Co...@elders.com.au>
Subject RE: [NET] FTP client object lifespan
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2006 22:39:02 GMT
Hi Rory.

That's what I was afraid of.

Thanks anyway.

All the best,
Tony

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rory Winston [mailto:rwinston@eircom.net]
> Sent: Friday, 1 December 2006 6:17 AM
> To: Jakarta Commons Users List
> Subject: Re: [NET] FTP client object lifespan
> 
> Tony
> 
> You'll need to provide this info on reconnect.
> 
> Thanks
> Rory
> Tony Cooke wrote:
> > Hi Rory.
> >
> > Basically I'm talking about everything needed to connect to a
server.
> >
> > - login/password information
> > - host / IP address of server
> > - passive / active connection information
> > - system type
> > - timezone, etc
> > - basically everything to do with setting up a connection to a
server
> >
> > That way you can connect and disconnect from the server just by
calling
> > connect() or disconnect() without having to set up the FTPClient
every
> > time.
> >
> > The file monitor program I'm writing (with regards to FTP) requires
that
> > I pass through an object and the filename to monitor, but this could
be
> > multiple FTP locations with files for each location.
> >
> > With the FTPClient as it stands I would need to set up the
connection
> > each time I connected because the disconnect would reset everything
back
> > to defaults.
> >
> > I hope that explains it better.
> >
> > All the best,
> > Tony
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Rory Winston [mailto:rwinston@eircom.net]
> >> Sent: Thursday, 30 November 2006 9:18 AM
> >> To: Jakarta Commons Users List
> >> Subject: Re: [NET] FTP client object lifespan
> >>
> >> Tony
> >>
> >> Not really sure I understand the question - what configuration
> >> information are you talking about?
> >>
> >> Rory
> >>
> >> Tony Cooke wrote:
> >>
> >>> OK. This is probably a dumb question but I'll ask anyway.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> What is the lifespan of an FTPClient object?
> >>>
> >>> OR.... Do I need to recreate the configuration information each
time
> >>>
> > I
> >
> >>> connect and disconnect?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> What I plan on doing is making an application that periodically
> >>>
> > monitors
> >
> >>> for any file changes on an ftp server. (VFS is supposed to do this
> >>>
> > but
> >
> >>> currently doesn't. I've had a bug logged for a while now but I got
> >>>
> > tired
> >
> >>> of waiting)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> What I want to do is set up the configuration information (system
> >>>
> > type,
> >
> >>> IP address / Host name, user ID, password, etc) for the FTPClient
> >>>
> > and
> >
> >>> use this with my monitor, connecting, checking the file for
> >>>
> > lastModified
> >
> >>> time and then disconnecting. This will be done every few hours or
> >>>
> > so.
> >
> >>>
> >>> I don't particularly want to have to set up the config information
> >>>
> > each
> >
> >>> time as I'm trying to make the monitor as generic as possible to
> >>>
> > monitor
> >
> >>> multiple ftp locations, with differing configurations. (Basically
I
> >>>
> > want
> >
> >>> to call the monitor with an FTPClient objects and it will monitor
a
> >>>
> > file
> >
> >>> specified for each object)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I know that the disconnect resets the configuration to default but
> >>>
> > I'm
> >
> >>> wondering if there's any way to have an FTPClient object that
> >>>
> > retains it
> >
> >>> all so I just need to connect, check the files and disconnect.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Thanks in advance for any help.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> All the best,
> >>>
> >>> Tony
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
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