ftplib question: how to upload files?

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Fri Sep 12 13:48:59 CEST 2003

<python at sarcastic-horse.com> wrote in message
news:mailman.1063305377.21943.python-list at python.org...
> Hi:
> I want to write a procedure to automatically upload some files for me, but
> I'm getting stuck.  Before I write my own gruesome put() function, I
> wanted to check if there is an easier way.
> Here's what I can do so far:
> >>>import ftplib
> >>>conn = ftplib.FTP('ftp.example.com')
> >>>conn.login(user='userid', passwd='passwd')
> >>>conn.cwd('/var/www/html/incoming')
> What do I do to send files?
> I have three files I want to upload, but I'm not sure what to do.  I hoped
> to find a ftplib.put() method, but it looks like ftplib is a low-level
> interface.
> All help is welcome.

See if the code in


will help. It's supposed to make FTP easier.

Steve Holden                                  http://www.holdenweb.com/
Python Web Programming                 http://pydish.holdenweb.com/pwp/

More information about the Python-list mailing list