Topic "Help Using ExecuteCommand? ls is unrecognized command."

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Greetings. Thanks for all the effort in creating this library!

I'm trying to run a "ls" command against a plain old FTP server and I get an exception:

Syntax error, command unrecognized.

Here's the code:

CommandExecutionResult result = _session.ExecuteCommand("ls");

I must be missing something simple here. Any advice?

I'm using the 5.07 beta of WinSCP and the assembly.

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There's no "LS" FTP command.

You probably wanted to use "LIST". But that won't work anyway for numerous reasons. Primary one being that for directory listing with FTP you need to open a separate channel. The listing is not part of a direct response to the LIST command.

Anyway, what's the point? There's Session.ListDirectory command:
Martin Prikryl

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