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From Rory Winston <rwins...@eircom.net>
Subject Re: [NET] FTP client object lifespan
Date Wed, 29 Nov 2006 22:48:07 GMT
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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