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# Topic review

martin

## Re: GET - DELETE fails to delete file

I believe it's the server that prevents the delete, isn't it?

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frank.kronheim@...

## GET - DELETE fails to delete file

Hi.

Using get -delete to avoid reading the same files twice, but still experiencing duplicates.
Seems the file gets downloaded although delete fail with file is in use.

Thought this was the purpose of get -delete not?

LOG:
Active session: [1] someuser@someserver.com
No file matching '*' found.
20210412222853902.xml     |          979 B |    0,0 KB/s | binary | 100%
Error deleting file '/..../Inbound/20210412222853902.xml'.
Permission denied.
Error code: 3
Error message from server: Failed to delete file /..../Inbound/20210412222853902.xml: The process cannot access the file '\....\Inbound\20210412222853902.xml' because it is being used by another process.
(A)bort, (R)etry, (S)kip, Ski(p) all: Abort