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Script Library

Sample scripts are provided as-is with no warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. These scripts are solely intended to demonstrate techniques for accomplishing common tasks. Additional script logic and error-handling may need to be added to achieve the desired results in your specific environment.


ScriptDescriptionLast Updated
tree_to_flat.s Download remote folder tree to a flat local folder with FTPDIFF and a user-defined function. 2012-03-27
limit_retries.s Avoid an infinite loop when your script encounters an unrecoverable error 2012-02-10
download_new_files.s Download only files that are new or changed since the last time you checked. 2011-12-09
download_new_files_2.s Download only files that are new or changed since the last time you checked (for Robo-FTP 3.7 and later). 2011-12-09
date_in_filename.s Download files with a date in the filename. 2011-09-14
hot_send.s Monitor a local folder or network share and upload files as soon as they appear 2011-09-07
rename_with_date.s Download and rename multiple files by inserting the current date into the filename 2011-09-06
ftp_monitor.s Monitor an FTP site for changes 2011-09-01
virus_scan.s Robo-FTP and Robo-FTP Server can easily be configured to automatically scan files for viruses 2011-08-19
move_remote_files.s Move files on remote FTP server from one directory to another 2011-08-04
launch_vbscript.s Execute a VBScript file from a Robo-FTP script 2011-08-03
send_text_message.s Send text messages (SMS) from Robo-FTP 2010-08-24
delete_partial_downloads.s How to clean up partially downloaded files when working with an unreliable connection 2010-07-15
update_rss_feed.s Update an RSS feed 2010-07-12
lockfile.s Use a lockfile to limit access to a file or process 2010-06-08
build_file_name.s Build a file name based on the current date and time 2010-05-11
http_post_file.s Use the HTTPPOST command to automate uploading to a web form (v3.6) 2010-01-27
http_post_file2.s Use the HTTPPOST command to automate uploading to a web form (v3.7) 2010-01-27
download_lockbox_https.s Download Lockbox files from Wells Fargo over HTTPS 2009-07-16
auto_update.s Script automatically checks server to see if there is a newer version of the script before running 2009-05-01

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