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I am trying to upload images to the ftp. I need to have it in a compressed folder called by a specific name and then upload that folder to a specific directory. Each time I try, I get an error The remote server returned an error: (550) File unavailable
This code works fine when I am trying to upload one image at a time. Here I am trying to upload a whole folder. I checked the uri (I copied it from the debugging) and it went there just fine. Is there a different way that I have to do the upload folders?
 
  string ftpPassword = ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["ftpPassword"].ToString();
      string uri = remoteDirectory;
      FileInfo fileInf = new FileInfo(FileToUpload);
      // Create FtpWebRequest object from the Uri provided
      FtpWebRequest reqFTP = null;
      reqFTP = (FtpWebRequest)FtpWebRequest.Create(new Uri(uri));
      reqFTP.Credentials = new NetworkCredential(ftpUsername, ftpPassword);
      reqFTP.KeepAlive = false;
      reqFTP.Method = WebRequestMethods.Ftp.UploadFile;
      // Specify the data transfer type.
      reqFTP.UseBinary = true;
      // Notify the server about the size of the uploaded file
      reqFTP.ContentLength = fileInf.Length;
      // The buffer size is set to 2kb
      int buffLength = 2048;
      byte[] buff = new byte[buffLength];
      int contentLen;
      // open file to be uploaded
      using (FileStream fs = fileInf.OpenRead())
      {
      try
      {
      // Stream to which the file to be upload is written
      using (Stream strm = reqFTP.GetRequestStream())
      {
      // Read from the file stream 2kb at a time till Stream content ends
      contentLen = fs.Read(buff, 0, buffLength);
      while (contentLen != 0)
      {
      // Write Content from the file stream to the FTP Upload Stream
      strm.Write(buff, 0, contentLen);
      contentLen = fs.Read(buff, 0, buffLength);
      }
      }
      reqFTP = null;
      ////Update the database with the new image location and delete the img from the uploadedimages folder
      //DataAccess.UpdateImageDB(item.ProductID, item.ImgFolder + "/" + item.IMG);
      System.IO.File.Delete(fileInf.ToString());
      }
      {
      Console.WriteLine(ex.Message, "Upload Error");
      }
Posted 3-Dec-10 6:20am

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Solution 1

"550" in FTP context should mean "Permission Denied". Seems you have no permission.
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