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     Getting error message

    Public member ‘Text’ on type ‘Short’ not found.

    at Xceed.Ftp.Engine.FtpCommandSequence.EndExecute(IAsyncResult asyncResult)

    at Xceed.Ftp.FtpClient.DoExecuteCommand(FtpCommandChannel commandChannel, BaseFtpCommand command)

    at Xceed.Ftp.FtpClient.DoSendMultipleFiles(FtpCommandChannel commandChannel, SendMultipleFilesFtpCommandSequence sequence)

    at Xceed.Ftp.FtpClient.SendMultipleFiles(String localFileMask, Boolean recursive, Boolean recreateFolderStructure)

    at WebSupport.frmFTPBackup.StartUpload(String vGuid, String vFolderName) in C:\VB Projects\Code\JP7\WebSupport\Forms\frmFTPBackup.vb:line 501

    Below is my code in the form frmFTPBackup. Am trying to upload everything in a folder using mask <folder>\*  

    Below is the code, really copied the Send Multiple files using the Snippet Explorer Xceed provides


    “FTP Related”

    Private Function StartUpload(ByVal vGuid As String, ByVal vFolderName As String) As Boolean

    Dim blnReturn As Boolean


    ‘Xceed licensing

    Xceed.Ftp.Licenser.LicenseKey =

    “XXXXX” ‘From 12/19/2009

    Dim client As New FtpClient()

    ‘ Let’s trace commands and replies to the console.

    ftplogfile =

    My.Computer.FileSystem.SpecialDirectories.Temp & “\” & vGuid & “.log”

    client.TraceWriter =

    New System.IO.StreamWriter(ftpLogFile, True)

    lnkFtpLog.Text =

    “FTP Command log”

    ‘ We want all events to be raised on the main UI thread.

    client.SynchronizingObject =


    ‘ Generally, when you make file transfers, you want to report the

    ‘ progress, for example using a progress bar. The FtpClient exposes

    ‘ a very powerful event called FileTransferStatus. For multiple files

    ‘ transfer, you may also want to get notified for each file about to

    ‘ be received or sent, using either the ReceivingFile or SendingFile

    ‘ events. You may also trap any error on one file transfer and make

    ‘ the method ignore this error and proceed with the next file, using

    ‘ the MultipleFileTransferError event.

    AddHandler client.FileTransferStatus, AddressOf Me.OnFileTransferStatus

    AddHandler client.SendingFile, AddressOf Me.OnSendingFile

    AddHandler client.MultipleFileTransferError, AddressOf Me.OnFileTransferError

    ‘ We will connect to the following FTP server, using the specified

    ‘ username and password. You must have rights to create files on

    ‘ that server.

    Dim hostname As String = “testbox” ‘txtHostName.EditValue

    Dim username As String = “username” ‘txtFTPUserName.EditValue

    Dim password As String = “password” ‘txtFtpPassword.EditValue


    ‘ Connect …


    ‘client.PassiveTransfer = True

    ‘client.Timeout = 60

    ‘ … and log-in.

    client.Login(username, password)


    “Logged-into “ & hostname)


    ‘ConsoleAddLine(“Directory changed to \upload”)


    ‘ConsoleAddLine(“\upload\” & vGuid & ” directory created on server”)

    ‘client.ChangeCurrentFolder(“\upload\” & vGuid & “\”)

    ‘ConsoleAddLine(“Directory changed to \upload\” & vGuid & “\”)

    ‘show the progress bar

    prg.Visible =


    btnCancel.Text =


    ‘Send more than one file

    client.SendMultipleFiles(vFolderName &

    “*”, False, False)

    Catch Ex As Exception

    MessageBox.Show(Ex.Message & vbCrLf & Ex.StackTrace) ‘<– get the error here



    If client.Connected Then


    End If


    End Try

    ‘hide the progress bar

    prg.Visible =




    ‘ Unsubscribe from events.

    RemoveHandler client.FileTransferStatus, AddressOf Me.OnFileTransferStatus

    RemoveHandler client.SendingFile, AddressOf Me.OnSendingFile

    RemoveHandler client.MultipleFileTransferError, AddressOf Me.OnFileTransferError

    End Try

    Catch ex As Exception


    “frmFTPBackup.StartUpload”, System.Reflection.MethodBase.GetCurrentMethod.Name() & “:” & ex.Message.ToString, EventLogEntryType.Warning)


    StartUpload = blnReturn

    End Try

    End Function

    Private Sub OnFileTransferStatus(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As FileTransferStatusEventArgs)

    ‘ The event argument structure exposes many useful informations.

    ‘ In the case of a multiple file transfer, the number of bytes

    ‘ transferred for the current file and all files are examples

    ‘ of relevant values. Let’s update the progress bar based on the

    ‘ total percentage, and update the form’s title with the current

    ‘ file’s percentage.

    prg.EditValue = e.AllBytesPercent

    prg.EditValue.Text =

    “Sending file “ + e.LocalFilename + ” (“ + e.BytesPercent.ToString() + “%)”

    End Sub

    Private Sub OnSendingFile(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As TransferringFileEventArgs)

    ‘ Simply write a message stating the file transfer is starting.


    “Sending file “ & e.LocalFilename)

    End Sub

    Private Sub OnFileTransferError(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As MultipleFileTransferErrorEventArgs)

    ‘ The event argument structure will tell you what exception is about

    ‘ to be thrown, and the file involved. You can set the Action property

    ‘ to tell the librayr to either Abort (let the method throw that

    ‘ exception), Ignore (continue with next file), or Retry (try to

    ‘ transfer the same file again). For this sample, we will echo any

    ‘ error, and ignore the file.


    “An error occured while sending “ & e.RemoteItemName)


    ConsoleAddLine(e.RemoteItemName &

    ” will be skipped.”)

    e.Action = MultipleFileTransferErrorAction.Ignore

    End Sub

    Private Sub ConsoleAddLine(ByVal vMsg As String)

    ‘txtConsole.AppendText(Now & “: ” & vMsg & vbCrLf)

    ‘Console.WriteLine(Now & “: ” & vMsg)

    End Sub



    Applies to Xceed FTP for .NET. Imported from legacy forums. Posted by Anup (had 2012 views)

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    My FTP trace log shows the following:: Server is a regular IIS 7.0 server running on my Windows 7 PC. 

    Connected to on 4/24/2010 @ 12:18:48 PM
    < 220-Microsoft FTP Service
    < 220 Anup PC
    > USER Anup
    < 331 Password required for Anup.
    > PASS *****
    < 230-Welcome to Anup’s PC
    <     Directory has 10,727,710,720 bytes of disk space available.
    < 230 User logged in.
    > PWD
    < 257 “/” is current directory.
    > TYPE I
    < 200 Type set to I.
    > PASV
    < 227 Entering Passive Mode (192,168,56,1,197,153).
    > STOR BUCat1.xml
    Data connection established with on 4/24/2010 @ 12:18:48 PM
    < 150 Opening BINARY mode data connection.
    > QUIT
    < 500 ‘�QUIT ‘: command not understood.
    Disconnected from on 4/24/2010 @ 12:18:50 PM

    Applies to Xceed FTP for .NET. Imported from legacy forums. Posted by Anup (had 264 views)

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    Figured this out. I was using another 3rd Party Vendors Form hence the Synchronizing was probably not working. Changed it to use a Windows Regular Form and it worked like a charm!

    Applies to Xceed FTP for .NET. Imported from legacy forums. Posted by Anup (had 1388 views)

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