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    Hi people!

    I have to write a code for File Transfer Protocol! It says that I only need to write code for client, but it also says that I have
    to run the program and send some files to server. I guess than I also need server side as well. I have to write my own classes, I cann't import some existing classes. I have to connect to the server with password and username and after that send some files to the server. I don't know anything about FTP. Can i maybe do this by Sockets and ports? I worked something with that.


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    Default Re: FTP protocol implementation

    I assume that the server handles the FTP protocol. The client code that you're to write would use sockets with ports.

    google for the RFC doc about the FTP protocol.

    Also posted at http://forums.devshed.com/java-help-...ml#post2864533
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    Default Re: FTP protocol implementation

    Norm thanks for help, but I still have problems.
    Guys, is there anybody to know something about this. When I try to find on google how to write your own code for FTPClient I always find advices to use some already existing classes like appache FTP server, but it does'n help me. It is really important, so if anybody can give me some advice I would appreciate it very much. Is there some source code for that appache FTP server to see how it is done? I know how to connect on server using sockets. I have Filezilla on my computer and I run my FTPClient aplication and it connects on FileZilla server. Now I have to login with username and password and send some files on server.

    I will also post this on another site

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    Default Re: FTP protocol implementation

    Did you read the RFC on FTP? It explains how the protocol works.
    Basically you use sockets to send and receive FTP statements with an FTP server.
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    Default Re: FTP protocol implementation

    I read it,but again I don't know to do it. I will read it again and try do understand it good...

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    The RFC gives you the commands that you need to send to the server and the responses that the server will make: the protocol.
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    Default Re: FTP protocol implementation

    afet conection to the server I have to send him user and then password, it says in protocol but I dont know how to send it.
    in java maybe something like this?
    OutputStream os=socket.getOutputStream();
    OutputStreamWriter osw=new OutputStreamWriter (os);
    PrintWriter pw=new PrintWriter (osw, true);
    pw.writeLine("user", "USER1");

    --- Update ---

    I did it

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    I did it
    What response did you get?
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    Default Re: FTP protocol implementation

    220-FileZilla Server version 0.9.41 beta
    220 Welcome!
    user User1
    331 Password required for user1
    pass lijepdan
    230 Logged on

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    Looks like you are making progress.
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    I finished my FTP Client application!!!!!!!!
    THANKS NORM!! I keep runing into you everywhere.
    You will find this post on some more places!!!!

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    Please post links to the other sites where you have posted questions.
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    Hi,
    I need ti make e client ftp, Please can you send me your code to begin?
    Thnks

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