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Posted: 05/07/2012 07:26:27
by Niklas Kjellander (Standard support level)
Joined: 09/30/2008
Posts: 49


I'm using the TElSimpleFTPSClient (.Net libraries). Is there some reason why the client always sends a TYPE A command before a NLST/LIST/MLSD command is sent, regardless of what the TransferType is set to?
Posted: 05/07/2012 07:32:08
by Mykola Olshevsky (Basic support level)
Joined: 07/07/2005
Posts: 450

Hi. TransferType is set for file transfers, while TYPE A is issued for directory listing, which is always sent as text (which is required by RFC 959 and later).



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