[BangPypers] Question on FTP
knightsamar at gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 16:31:56 CEST 2013
On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 4:20 PM, davidsnt <davidsnt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah ftplib is a comprehensive library for all the ftp operations, but to
> get hands on it and make stuffs in the way I wanted took a little time,
> still I have some question on strobinary and retrbinary methods,
> can some one walk me through the internals of these methods, please
> In specific, the following lines,
> *command* should be an appropriate RETR command: 'RETR filename'
> *command* should be an appropriate STOR command: "STOR filename"
what does STOR and RETR keywords do?
> STOR and RETR are FTP lingo (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc959).
STOR uploads a file and RETR downloads a file.
They are basically commands that any FTP client and server would support.
So, the python ftplib
library actually runs these commands when you use the storbinary and
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 7:42 PM, Arun Kumar Dharuman <arundhaj at gmail.com
> > have a look at ftplib library
> > with retrbinary and storbinary methods you could do it.
> > did you got struck? share the snippets that would help to resolve...
> > http://googleitfor.me/?q=ftp+file+transfer+python
> > 2013/8/20 davidsnt <davidsnt at gmail.com>
> > > Can some one please help me to find the best way to do a file upload
> > > file download to a FTP server in python.
> > >
> > > --David
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