IFtpHomeDirectoryProvider Interface (Managed)

IIS 7.0

Provides an interface to implement returning the physical path for a user's home directory.

public interface IFtpHomeDirectoryProvider  

The following table lists the methods exposed by the IFtpHomeDirectoryProvider interface.

Method NameDefinition
GetUserHomeDirectoryDataReturns the physical path of the home directory for a user.

The following code example illustrates using the IFtpHomeDirectoryProvider interface to create a custom home directory module for the FTP service that returns a specific home directory.

using System;  
using Microsoft.Web.FtpServer;  
namespace FtpHomeDirectory  
   public class FtpHomeDirDemo : BaseProvider,  
      string IFtpHomeDirectoryProvider.GetUserHomeDirectoryData(  
         string sessionId,  
         string siteName,  
         string userName)  
         // Note: You would add your own custom logic here.  
         // Return the user's home directory based on their user name.  
         return @"C:\Ftpusers\" + userName;  

For an additional example, see How to Use Managed Code (C#) to Create a Simple FTP Home Directory Provider.

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