FTP Files Step

TestStand 2019 Help

Edition Date: May 2019

Part Number: 370052AA-01

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Use a FTP Files step to download files to and upload files from a remote system. This step is particularly useful when you are using a real-time system that uses LabVIEW.

Configuring the Step

Use the FTP Files edit tab in the TestStand Sequence Editor and the FTP Files Step Configuration dialog box in a TestStand User Interface to specify what files to download to or upload from a remote system.

Step Properties

In addition to the common custom properties, the FTP Files step type defines the following step properties:

  • Step.RemoteHost—The computer name or IP address of the remote computer. The Step.RemoteHostByExpr property specifies whether the step interprets this property value as an expression or as a string.
  • Step.RemoteHostByExpr—When this property is True, the step interprets the Step.RemoteHost property value as an expression. When this property is False, the step interprets the value as a string.
  • Step.FTPUsername—The login name to use when connecting to the server.
  • Step.FTPPassword—The password to use when connecting to the server.
  • Step.FilesToFTP—The local and remote file paths, the direction to transfer the file, and whether to overwrite a file when it exists.

See Also

Built-In Step Types

Configuring a LabVIEW Step to Run Remotely


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