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Downloading from Invisible directories (2 posts)

  • Started 17 years ago by Mac
  • Latest reply 17 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • Mac Member

    Trying to download from non-listing directories.
    OK with Fetch 4.02
    Not OK using Fetch 5.1

    Using 4.02
    TYPE I
    200 Type set to I
    SIZE <filename>
    213 52412416
    MDTM <filename>
    213 20060808034702
    227 Entering Passive Mode (XXXXXXXXXXXX).
    RETR <filename>
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for <filename> (52412416 bytes)
    This works fine here using Fetch 4.0.2 using GET command on a server with disabled directory listings (have to know exact filename to download).
    I can replicate the success in Fetch 4.02 by using "send FTP command"..
    RETR <filename>

    When I try this in Fetch 5.1
    Firstly with no directory listing the GET command is not available
    If I use the "send FTP command"..
    RETR <filename>

    The command is "sending" but never seems to open a binary mode connection to allow the download.

    257 "/outgoing" is current directory.
    227 Entering Passive Mode (XXXXXXXXX).
    RETR <filename

    Why does the GET statement now in V5.1 only work if the directory is visible to select the file. V 4.02 allowed one to download from a non-visible directory by typing in the known filename.

    Your comments please.

    Posted 17 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Hold down Shift to make the Get command available when nothing is selected -- you'll be prompted for the name of the file to download.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 17 years ago #


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