ReceiveFiles Method

FtpClientConnection.ReceiveFiles Method (String(), String, Boolean, Boolean)


Receives files from the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server.

Namespace:   Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS (in Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS.dll)

Public Sub ReceiveFiles (
	remoteFileNames As String(),
	localPath As String,
	overwrite As Boolean,
	isTransferAscii As Boolean


Type: System.String()

The files on the FTP server to receive.

Type: System.String

The local path where you want to receive the remote files.

Type: System.Boolean

Specifies whether to overwrite the files, if the files already exist on the local computer. A value of true indicates that the task will overwrite existing files.

Type: System.Boolean

Specifies if files should be received in ASCII mode. A value of true indicates that the files should be received in ASCII mode.

Wild-card characters are allowed. For example, receiving from a remoteFileNames of /MyFolder/MyFiles*.* will retrieve from all files in the MyFolder directory that start with the characters MyFiles.

The following code example shows how to use the ReceiveFiles method.

Dim remoteFileNames() As String = {"myTestFile", "myFTPFile"}
Dim localPath As String =  "Program Files" 
myftpClientConn.ReceiveFiles(remoteFileNames, localPath, True, True)
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