Downloads multiple files in a sequence, recursive.
Overloads Public Sub GetFiles( _ ByVal LocalPath As String, _ ByVal RemotePath As String, _ ByVal MaxLevel As Integer _ )
This method will try to download complete directory structure of the server to local disk. You need to specify LocalPath argument that points to a directory where files are placed, and RemotePath that determines location from where are files copied.
GetFiles will go and recursive copy directories and files - corresponding directory structure will also be created on local disk. If remote item that is copied is a symbolic link, it is resolved to appropriate file/folder whose contents are also copied.
wodFtpDLX.NET will go up to MaxLevel deep into recursion. Default value is 5 - meaning up to 5 subdirectory levels will be copied. You can specify any value for MaxLevel. If you specify 0, that means that no restriction exists for recursion depth - this is dangerous setting that could cause infinite loops to be created if remote system has symbolic links pointing back to other items that is already copied!
Before each item is copied, LoopItem event will be fired, specifying local name of the file/folder, its remote name (including full path in both cases), type of the item (file/folder/symbolic link) and will allow you to Skip the item so it is not copied locally at all. Make sure your logic for setting Args.Skip = True is correct - if you skip creation of local directory and then try to download files to it, you may get more errors! Since GetFiles does not support wildcards (for example, you cannot specify "*.TXT" in GetFiles call), LoopItem event is a place to determine if certain item matches your wildcard expression (if you have any), so you can skip files that doesn't match your criteria.
If an errors occurs during file download, LoopError event is fired holding in Args.Error error number and error description of the error. If you leave Args.Error value in LoopError event as is - GetFiles operation will be aborted. If you change Args.Erorr value in LoopError event to 0, then GetFiles operation will continue (ignoring the error) normally.
Please note that using GetFiles in blocking environment where events are not available is almost impossible to use - simply because first error that occurs may abort the operation, and there is no way to ignore the error (since you don't have access to LoopError event).
Do not forget that RemotePath should always specify full absolute path (i.e. /home/joe/something) instead of relative path (i.e. joe/something). LocalFile should also specify full path (i.e. C:\home\joe\something) instead of relative path (i.e. joe\something).
Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family
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