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Re: Missing files after transfer from local to remote using PowerShell script

You have the logs. You can show them that the specific file that they claim to be missing was indeed uploaded to their server.

Missing files after transfer from local to remote using PowerShell script

Hello everyone!
We are facing a situation with one transfer files scenario. Describing a little...
My app writes files in the folder to be sent to the customer FTP.
So based on this we moved from bat script to sample PowerShell below:

It works 99%... few times customer inquire me that some files were not received there. I think it's impossible since we only move files to a backup folder when there's no error on transmission.

I made some logs to catch exceptions or issues. But I cannot see anything wrong.
Could someone help me to discover what is happening? Or how to answer back to the customer showing him that maybe the issue could be there on his side losing the file when they process it.

See my script:
param (
    $localPath = "F:\sap-files\production\out\*",
    $remotePath = "/RFID/OUT/",
    $backupPath = "F:\sap-files\production\out_arch\",
    $log_file = "F:\sap-files\production\log.txt"
try {
    # Load WinSCP .NET assembly
    Add-Type -Path "C:\Program Files (x86)\WinSCP\WinSCPnet.dll"
    # Setup session options
    $sessionOptions = New-Object WinSCP.SessionOptions -Property @{
        Protocol = [WinSCP.Protocol]::Ftp
        HostName = "ftp_ip"
        UserName = "ftp_user"
        Password = "ftp_password"
    $session = New-Object WinSCP.Session
    try {
        # Connect
        # Upload files, collect results
        $transferResult = $session.PutFiles($localPath, $remotePath)
        # Iterate over every transfer
        foreach ($transfer in $transferResult.Transfers) {
            # Success or error?
            if ($transfer.Error -eq $Null) {
                $msg_success_upload = "$(Get-Date) - Upload of $($transfer.FileName) succeeded!"
                Write-Host $msg_success_upload
                # Add to log
                Add-Content -Path $log_file -Value $msg_success_upload
                # Upload succeeded, move source file to backup
                $msg_success_move_to_backup = "$(Get-Date) - Backup of $($transfer.FileName) succeeded!"
                Write-Host $msg_success_move_to_backup   
                Move-Item $transfer.FileName $backupPath -force
                # Add to log
                Add-Content -Path $log_file -Value $msg_success_move_to_backup
            else {
                $msg_error_upload = "$(Get-Date) - Upload of $($transfer.FileName) failed: $($transfer.Error.Message)"
                # Add to log
                Add-Content -Path $log_file -Value $msg_error_upload
    catch {
        $msg_ftp_not_connect = "$(Get-Date) - Connection error!"
        Write-Host $msg_ftp_not_connect
        # Add to log
        Add-Content -Path $log_file -Value $msg_ftp_not_connect
    finally {
        # Disconnect, clean up
    exit 0
catch {
    $msg_except_error = "Error: $($_.Exception.Message)"
    Write-Host $msg_except_error
    # Add to log
    Add-Content -Path $log_file -Value $msg_except_error
    exit 1