c# Winforms Application Logs Add In FTP server date by Date RRS feed

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  • public static void AddLog(string msg)
                // database method returns dataset/datareader, converted and passed to method as
                // IEnumerable<string> data

                string ftpServerIP = "***.***.**.***";
                string targetFileName = "Logs\\" + "Client_" + System.DateTime.Today.ToString("MM-dd-yyyy") + "." + "Log";
                string username = "Username";
                string password = "*********";

                Uri uri = new Uri(String.Format("ftp://{0}/{1}", ftpServerIP, targetFileName));
                FtpWebRequest reqFTP = (FtpWebRequest)FtpWebRequest.Create(uri);
                reqFTP.Credentials = new NetworkCredential(username, password);
                reqFTP.Method = WebRequestMethods.Ftp.UploadFile;
                reqFTP.KeepAlive = false;
                reqFTP.UsePassive = false;

                MemoryStream stIn = new MemoryStream();
                using (StreamWriter sw = new StreamWriter(stIn))
                    sw.WriteLine(DateTime.Now.ToString("dd-MM-yy hh:mm:ss tt => ") + msg);
                    using (Stream stOut = reqFTP.GetRequestStream())
                        stOut.Write(stIn.GetBuffer(), 0, (int)stIn.Length);

                FtpWebResponse response = (FtpWebResponse)reqFTP.GetResponse();
    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 8:23 AM

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  • The purpose of the post is what?
    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 11:42 AM
  • What part of your code are you having a problem with, and what are you trying to do that it's not doing correctly? IOW, what exactly is your question????

    ~~Bonnie DeWitt [C# MVP]

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 3:44 PM

    If you want to execute the method every day, I would suggest that you could create a windows Task Scheduler, which run the Winforms application every day. 

    If I misunderstand the issue, please describe it in detailed, what is the issue, how to reproduce it, detailed error message, etc.

    Best regards,


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    Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:51 AM