FTP Plugin Overview

The FTP plugin is used to transfer files to and from FTP servers using the FTP protocol.

Using the FTP plugin you will be able to:

The FTP plugin exposes a number of commands for setting properties of the FTP session and five simple commands that allow you to control the FTP session (FTP.connect, FTP.open, FTP.transfer, FTP.close and FTP.disconnect).

After setting the session properties, you call FTP.connect to make a connection to the server. The FTP.open command is then called to open the file to be uploaded/downloaded. Once the file is open, the FTP.transfer command is called do the actual transfer (and optionally track the progress). You can call FTP.close any time during a transfer to stop it and FTP.disconnect is called to terminate the connection with the server.